i rolled the rear wheel lips and tacked them to the inner tubs,they came out nice. then i started on the butchered dash . there was a 1 inch hole to the left of the key switch that i filled . the radio open had been cut out . i had an old dash with a good radio opening so i cut out the piece that i...
Horse Sense - 66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion
66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion
i got it on the rotisserie this morning .took the rear end out all by my self ,that sucker is heavy! the leaf spring bolts are stuck in the leafs of course
so that will be my next project. i have to pull the trunk lid and the doors back off so i can flip it over .i have a small amount of welding under side to do and a bit of fixing around the radio opening and it will be ready to sand blast and prime.
my parts finally came in . the doors are very nice ,about the straightest i have seen. however the grain is not correct . it is much heavier than the original ,more like a crinkle finish. the fit is wonderful though...
got bored and decided to build the roll bar .made the hoop first ,then the cross bar and the down bars. i fish mouthed the ends so they would fit up tight to the hoop. just about broke my wrist with the notching tool when the saw hooked up and the half inch drill spun me around. broke all the teeth off...
i made the last two brackets to mount the interior fiberglass. i also attached the roof brace to the door post . i bolted the rear valance on to see how it would fit ,drivers side is just about perfect but the pass side needs to be extended about 1/8 inch to get a tight fit . and because sooomebody didn't like my yellow trunk lid i sanded it off
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