great to see you making progress! he really did leave it a mess for you didnt he?
Fronts are Konig Villain (chromed) 18 x 8" with Dunlop Sport 9000 245/40/18.Can you give us some details on those rims/tires? Looks really nice!
You sure some work ahead of you,It's a rolling body as of today.
I understand the "clean" look,Street rods are ‘clean’ and protruding bolts are avoided.
However they should go two or three treads beyond the nut.