'70 Convertible - Rust in Strange Places - Chevelle Tech
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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 17, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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'70 Convertible - Rust in Strange Places

I'm getting too old to buy another primered car...you just never know what you're gonna find under that stuff.

What is the deal with the rust at the base of the windshield here? I have never seen anything that bad. I wonder if the car was stored under a tarp, and the moisture got to this area...in any case...wow.

I'll bet this one gets bid to $12-13k despite the condition, just because it's a '70 vert.... Love the passenger side front tire too...really shined her up for the photo shoot!

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 17, 11:05 PM
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It could have been parked under a tree long term and that where the leaves accumulated. If that's the case it would be nice to see pictures of the rest of the cowl.

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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 17, 11:40 PM
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I saw this and was impressed with the relative condition of the floorpans and frame - what you can see of them anyway. Trunk floor is a mess but with the condition of that cowl you'd think the rest of the car might be a basket case.

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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 17, 12:31 AM
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that cowl is a mess
wonder what was left of the hood that would have been on this car originally??
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 17, 8:10 AM
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Re: '70 Convertible - Rust in Strange Places

I'm thinking this was listed a couple of months ago without the Black primer. The farm setting in the background looks familiar. I don't recall if it met his reserve though.

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Holy Cowl. Best thing seller could have done was to put this car in primer. Probably hiding a lot of rust. One thing for sure, the buyer will become familiar with rust remediation.
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 17, 10:45 AM
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doesnt matter... its still a 70 rag - it will sell easily and most likely will wind up a frame offed ss clone
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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 17, 2:05 PM
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That cowl looks to be rotted worse than a Waffle House waitress's teeth!

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Where I'm at that's nothing hell I'd drive it with that rust just keep the hood closed.
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old Apr 28th, 17, 8:21 PM Thread Starter
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I'm thinking this was listed a couple of months ago without the Black primer. The farm setting in the background looks familiar. I don't recall if it met his reserve though.
I think you're right Troy - I searched this section but couldn't find the auction. Hmm....

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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old May 21st, 17, 1:09 PM
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x2 on primered cars never again!! Biggest mistake ever
Lots of mud, rot and surprises on that one....ragtop or not id pass

Would be concerned about the actual windshield frame

Someone with a bodyshop or just didnt know any better may pick it up what a project
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old May 24th, 17, 8:17 PM Thread Starter
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I agree, I'm all about buying cars with tired 1970s paint so you know what you're getting....

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x2 on primered cars never again!! Biggest mistake ever
Lots of mud, rot and surprises on that one....ragtop or not id pass

Would be concerned about the actual windshield frame

Someone with a bodyshop or just didnt know any better may pick it up what a project

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