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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:52 pm 
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Progress! Congrats!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:50 am 
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I hope the door handle will be removed for painting!!!??
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:01 am 
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Make sure you use lead to even it out, as we are always told, bondo apparently isn't as good and doesn't last. :D

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:11 pm 
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The body is now almost completely bare and not a dot of rust has been found. Much of the welding was pretty bad, but that's way more fixable than rust. Brandon will be working on tightening up the door gaps and other lines over the next few days. This is getting fun.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:31 pm 
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Steady progress on the car, starting the metal panishing and finishing now. Not one dot of rust has been found, very lucky.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:46 pm 
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Did you put a good sealant on the screws before you screwed the brake fluid reservoir onto the fuel tank? Body is looking good!

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:08 am 
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Martin Benade wrote:
Did you put a good sealant on the screws before you screwed the brake fluid reservoir onto the fuel tank? Body is looking good!


I would guess it is riveted to the gas tank strap

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:56 am 
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Sometimes those jokes hit a nerve. I traded work with a fellow to paint my '65 Galaxy vert. Glowing white with a red interior my kids called it the "Boss Hogg" car (that sort of dates it). With a great sense of pride we drove to town and gassed up only to have someone nearby tell me that I was gushing fuel from under the car. I dashed home to explore and found that he's put a patch in the trunk floor using pop rivets and had drilled into the tank. Amazing how much fuel drains through a 1/8 inch hole.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:08 pm 
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The bumpers are now naked, still no rust. Rarely have I been surprised like this when stripping a car.


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Adam, media blast it. You will be surprised about all the holes

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:17 pm 
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Jules Dielen wrote:
Adam, media blast it. You will be surprised about all the holes


Jules, that is an absolutely awful idea.

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