James you have an array of advice, sounds like you have a plan, enjoy the process to make it as you choose. I have found that sometimes you start along a pathway and then see where it leads you.
Steve


1953 Chevrolet 3100
261 cu inch, sm420, 3.55 rear, omaha orange, still 6 volt, RPO green glass, side carrier spare
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