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Messages - DonovanJM
Damn! I wish I could get my bug going at a 1/4 the speed you get your stuff done. THat will be sweet when you are done.
This auto paint forum that I go to from time to time suggests using a variable speed sander/polisher with hook and loop sand paper. Using a variable one lets you go slow <1000rpm to minimize heat.
I'm pretty sure I saw you pulling the trailer down 14 today. The car and trailer look good!
Well, I haven't updated in quite some time so I guess it's about time. Progress has been extremely slow do to money and divorce but I have gotten a few things done. Let's see. I got the hole in the driver's side rear quarter panel welded up, the dent in the front apron removed, and the rear apron replaced. I got those things done last summer. Wow has it been that long? Dang! A couple weeks ago I dropped my pan off with J and had him install a couple of pan halves I got off of CL for $100. Along with that he installed a clutch tube in my autostick pan. Of course '68 was the only year they didn't put clutch tubes in the autostick models. Oh, and while it was there I had him narrow my beam 3". Next up is to clean up the pan and coat it with something and put the body back on it's original pan. Well here are some pics.
Rear quarter panel before and after.
Maybe they still hold a grudge about losing the war.
How much would you like for the parts? The other part is the rear seat stops.
I'm in need of the brace that the rear seat rests on and the latch plates for the upper part of the seat for my '68. All mounting hardware needed would be great too. Oh and I need the bolts that hold the back rest on. Anyone have any of this stuff lying around?
Does anybody have a set of deck lid brackets including the flat metal pieces lying around that they would be willing to part with? I just realized that I don't have them and well I kinda need a set.
Looking to offload my autostick transmission. I don't know much about it. The PO said it was smooth and it seemed to be fine the one trip up and down the street that I took it. I have it on CL for $300 but will go lower for a member.
WOW!! That looks great! You did an awesome job.