Well, heres a quick update after a 10hr day.
To keep costs and conversion hassles down (read wiring hassles) I am installing the ram gages into the kaiser dash, heres what i have so far:
Somehow in the mock-up i already managed to break the PCB, 3 of the 4 gauges arent working now!
I had to take ~3" out of the glove box door:
Ive gotten started on welding the floors together. I was initially going to buy the stamped pans, but decided the floor layout was simple enough i just bought some 16ga steel and am piecing it together slowly. Edit: pics of the floor work. Drivers side is way worse (thats why i started on the passanger side).