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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:00 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Until I sell my 4l80E my project is on hold...need the funds to complete the donor engine.
I had it sold but the deal fell through.

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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:03 PM   #47 (permalink)
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I'm going to wash and wax the sides and see how she looks.
The roof and hood need a sanding and re paint...I could probably tackle that while waiting for my engine parts.
I need a day of rest...been working feverishly the last few days.


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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:07 PM   #48 (permalink)
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I'm really going to have fun with this car...doesn't need a ton of anything as far as I can tell....might go all out and have the interior done professionally.
Although The interior is pretty comfortable...might try my luck at
seat cover replacement.
We shall see.

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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:08 PM   #49 (permalink)
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that brings back some memories. my first car was a 1973 Elky
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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:09 PM   #50 (permalink)
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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:12 PM   #51 (permalink)
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My trouble spot...driver floor area...same spot as my Trans Am..and I don't weld.
Maybe it's time to learn...seriously thinking of buying a welder.

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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:13 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Old May 3rd, 12, 6:16 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Old May 4th, 12, 9:16 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Following this thread and congrats on a good find and project. Floor pans look a lot more intimidating than they actually are once you get into them. I had a Fred Flintstone optioned set of floor pans too and with a little planning and repairs they came out good, as I am sure yours will too. Have fun with it - Ed
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Old May 4th, 12, 10:44 AM   #55 (permalink)
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I actually like the interior,but I do have some buckets I removed from a minivan.
I also grabbed the carpeting and floor insulation...we shall see what happens.
I might install them while I re cover the current interior.
First thing on my parts list is a tilt column...hate standard columns.
The paint was super dry,I rubbed it out with rubbing compound and three coats of wax...this is what I got...

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that brings back some memories. my first car was a 1973 Elky
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I guess that driver must have been changing a trailer tire in one of the first pictures then...
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