1965 Fastback Mustang Project

Discussion in 'Classic Mustang Specific Tech' started by rusty428cj, Mar 27, 2010.


  1. 65mistress

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    I think that I've become emotionally involved with this project. You're delving way deeper than I would have attempted, outstanding job.:jaw:
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    wow this thing could sit in the ocean and not rust when it's done
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    This thread motivated me to sign up for Stangnet! What primer products do you guys use? My 65 coupe will be getting the same tear down as Chris' fastback but not as many repair pieces. Keep the updates coming!!
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    All I use in my shop are SPI primers and clear.
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    Thanks for the info!! Give Brian a high five for us!!
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    Brian replaced the left rocker

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    Starting to repair the left quarter panel inner structure

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    Rembrandt & Picasso,
    Truly artistic stuff!:D While this is truly amazing ( I can't even fathom the man hours/$$$$$ for this resurrection, even at Rusty's more than reasonable rate) I've not seen any updates on the GORGEOUS 67 GT 500. WE NEED CAR ****!:)
    Thanx Rusty,
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    Glad to see you doing this project right. Reminds me of my fastback rebuild in the mid '90's..................................we took it Road Racing.
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    More rust repair

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    Test fitting the sheetmetal before welding in the rear package tray panel

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    Rear panel is welded

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    Marking the area that needs to be cut out for the Graverobber wheel wells

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    The frame rail was notched and epoxy primed inside

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    Patch welded in place

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    Ready to install the right inner tub

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    Tack welded in place

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    Man looks like the same stuff I went through....keep up the good work!
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    Today Brian finished sanding and I sprayed two heavy coats of SPI epoxy.

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    You guys have really done some kick ass work on this car.. Truely brought it back from the dead.
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    Brian is lining up the sheetmetal with screws for the last time after he drilled holes for the plug welds

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    Starting to plug weld

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    Brian has everything back together except welding on the roof.

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    Can I have Brian for about a week? Free food....
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    I'll ask what kind of food?
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    Brian attaching the roof. Now he has to repair some rust in the corners and where the drip rail was.

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    Realmongo I prefer to be called "Evil Genius" Founding Member

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    Coming along nice!

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