i haven't had much time to work on it , but i did get it sanded down. i was looking at it the other day and noticed blisters and lines in the black coating and the weld through so i sanded a spot .i found that there was writing under the coating in either felt pen or grease pencil so the coating didn't stick. i sanded it off with a D A sander. this is realy...
Horse Sense - 66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion
66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion
i rolled the lips on the front fenders today. started by getting a 1/8 inch wire cut to length and pre bent to fit inside the lip. i use the bench as the dolly it is soft wood and will not dent the radius of the wheel opening along with a moving blanket to soften the hammer...
i dropped the upper a arm mounting holes, 1 inch down and 1/8 inch back for 65-66 . simply one inch down for 67-70, you do not have to fill in the upper holes . start with a small bit so the holes don't wander off your mark then go to the larger bit . the a arm slides right in . there is a bit of flange around the holes inside the engine compartment that will have to be flattened so...
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...
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.
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