Horse Sense - 66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion

66 Coupe to Fastback Conversion

  1. Aug.20 2013 on the rotisserie

    horse sence
    _MG_3652.JPG _MG_3653.JPG 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.
  2. Aug. 20 2013

    horse sence
    _MG_3636.JPG _MG_3638.JPG _MG_3634.JPG _MG_3635.JPG _MG_3641.JPG _MG_3642.JPG _MG_3643.JPG _MG_3646.JPG _MG_3647.JPG _MG_3651.JPG 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...
  3. Aug. 16 2013

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    _MG_3613.JPG _MG_3615.JPG _MG_3613.JPG _MG_3615.JPG _MG_3611.JPG _MG_3616.JPG _MG_3618.JPG 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...
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  4. Aug.14 2013

    horse sence
    _MG_3606.JPG _MG_3608.JPG _MG_3610.JPG 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:rlaugh:
  5. July 14 2013

    horse sence
    _MG_3596.JPG _MG_3599.JPG _MG_3597.JPG _MG_3600.JPG _MG_3601.JPG _MG_3602.JPG _MG_3604.JPG _MG_3590.JPG _MG_3591.JPG the red car went home today so i started on mine again. i made the brackets that mount the rear seat bottom to the floor,4 in all and welded them in place .i will not be using the back seat but i figured why not?

    i pulled out my other...