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A couple months back, I decided to dismantle my 67, and attempt to restore her. This is the first time I have ever attempted anything like this, and it's a bit overwhelming at times. Anyhow, here are a few photos of what I'm doing. I'd also like to that fellow TC member Bubba2711 (Ron) for all of the help. He's much more patient than I am :D

Here is my car when I first bought it. Looks good from far away
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Starting to take body off of frame
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Here is my trunk. It had about 3 layers of metal and fiberglass
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Installing new 1 piece trunk
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That's all I can upload I guess. Said I reached maximum of 7 files. I'll add more in a reply to this thread if I can and if anyone is interested in seeing them.

We have trunk and new tail pan in, and now are working on 2 piece floor

Not sure why photos are loading individually, rather than how they normally load, so you can just click 'next' to move to the next one :confused:
 

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looks great- in a similar project- just bought a '67 roller- currently tearing it down and stripping it: 43 years of junk, rust and dirt- please continue to post pics of your project and progress as this is my first '67 and I need all the help and reference pics I can get!!
 

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Wow...I don't envy the project but it'll be nice when done. I was so frickin lucky to buy a Texas 67 with absolutely no rust ever but that's a rare find. Not sure I'd be up to all the metal work!! Looking good...post more pictures!
 

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A couple months back, I decided to dismantle my 67, and attempt to restore her. This is the first time I have ever attempted anything like this, and it's a bit overwhelming at times. Anyhow, here are a few photos of what I'm doing. I'd also like to that fellow TC member Bubba2711 (Ron) for all of the help. He's much more patient than I am :D:
Having a nice shop like you have is 80% of the battle! You need to be able to spread out when doing extensive work like this. You have a nice space there. :thumbsup:

I'm going to check out the Webshots pics.
 

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I'd also like to that fellow TC member Bubba2711 (Ron) for all of the help. He's much more patient than I am :D
The one thing i'm not patient about is getting those truck motor mounts cut off the frame.:yes:
 

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Looks like your off to a good start. I just started my 67 body work, i'll post some pics right after this. I have a couple questions. Did you put on the door skins yet, if so how did they fit? The tail pan, how did it fit?
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Looks like your off to a good start. I just started my 67 body work, i'll post some pics right after this. I have a couple questions. Did you put on the door skins yet, if so how did they fit? The tail pan, how did it fit?
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The door skin (driver side) was a good fit, but I bought a complete replacement door shell for passenger side, and it seems to be like a 1/4" shorter than the original. The tail pain was a nice fit, but right now it's only held in place by new trunk and a few screws in each of the old (to be replaced) quarters

Ron, these pics are for you


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I just did a passenger side door skin (today) on the 66 SS, fit was find though tthe box was dropped on the end sometime during the shipment as one of the edges was curled a bit - not bad, but enough for me to have to take a hammer & dolly to it so it would fit over the door frame.

Got mine from my GoodMark rep, good price and good fit.

Door skin documented here http://www.cardomain.com/ride/822091/26
 

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The door skin (driver side) was a good fit, but I bought a complete replacement door shell for passenger side, and it seems to be like a 1/4" shorter than the original. The tail pain was a nice fit, but right now it's only held in place by new trunk and a few screws in each of the old (to be replaced) quarters

Ron, these pics are for you
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Fricken A right! Way to go Bill.
 

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Not much progress to report, but I had a few questions and also wanted to post a pic of my new body cart :hurray:

First, has anyone installed a 2 piece floor in their 67? If so, how was the seem down the center? Was there a gap or did it butt ok? Also looking for a measurement from a rocker to rocker (a-pillar?), with measurement just above shifter hump height. Hopefully the photo will explain it better

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Here is the measurement I was referring to
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The floor seems to butt in the rear, but I have this gap in the front, so wondering if maybe the distance between the A-pillars
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We got one half of the 2 piece floor in yesterday. Still a long way to go, but it's getting there.

I also wanted to post a photo of another new toy. I bought the Shrinker Stretcher set from Eastwood (On sale and free shipping) and today I saw in the Harbor Freight flyer they have their Shrinker Stretcher stand marked down to $115 from $150, and I had a 20% off coupon, so got it for $95

Took all of about 15 minutes to shrink a piece of sheet metal for the window contour. Only problem is I made it a bit to wide. I went with 1 1/2", bent that at a 90, but needed more like 5/8" on each side, not 3/4

Anyone that has repaired their windshield channel, did you slip the new patch piece under the A-pillar? The photo below might explain better what I mean

The new floor. Still need to grind the welds and put that body mount brace back into place
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Should I try to get the new metal under this lip on the a-pillar?
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I had the same problem with my 66 I used goodmark just make a small filler strip and go slow. On the winshield channel I had to use the dash repair panel and the outer cowl panel the arch was off some took awhile to get right good luck you have a GOOD START
 

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I would remove that a- pillar trim piece. Most likely under that a-pillar cover you may have some more rust issues. Look under the a-pillar you will see three small screws. Then you will see one at the top inside channel and two at the bottom. The A-pillar cover will peal up toward the windshield. It has a lot of seam sealer holding it in. My car had the same problem and I found a nice surprise when I removed mine. Just trying to help you out! I had to repair mine and it was easier when it was off the car.

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Hey Bill...looking good! Thanx for posting the pix. I can't get enough of your pictures to view!

I gotta ask; where did you get the body cart?
 

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Jason, I was hoping to get that a-pillar cover off. I'll have to take a closer look at it. I took the screws out, but still couldn't budge it. I guess it's the seam sealer holding it down.

Dave, the body cart was for sale for months in the TC classifieds. I had thought it sold, but emailed the seller and he still had it. Picked it up the next day. It's mane (In the USA) by Autotwirler. It's their Body Cart Plus model It sure is a nice tool to have :yes:
 
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