Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#736 Post by M Penta » Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:07 pm

Yes, it does look great, really incredible work.

Beautiful engine man!

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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#737 Post by Jack Walter » Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:40 pm

A professional photographer came over yesterday to get some shots of my engine before it goes in the car.
Here's a teaser shot he sent me before he had to leave town for an assignment.
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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#738 Post by Justin Rio » Fri Mar 11, 2016 4:54 am

Thanks Adam! The older I get the more limitations I'm discovering...

I appreciate that M Penta, Thank you!

Nice photo Jack, would make for a great poster!

Progress is slowing up a bit as its now running into real money to keep it going versus years past when forward progress just hinged on my "free" labor. :( Nothing to do but chip away at it a dime at a time now.
Last months budget was spent getting the engine milled to accept that 4-cam housing. Below are a few shots of it with more photos and details here: http://www.abcgt.com/forum/6-Hot-Rod--M ... 6&start=96
Thanks for stopping by!
Justin
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While I waited for Bill to machine the block I began repairing and prepping my old GT seat shells for upholstery. Fabricating the steel reinforcement panels here.
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4-cam generator stand atop its new home.
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Modifying the bottom of the housing to clear the block was next. Did a quick long block mock up to dream a little.
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Install mock up to see if the lid was going to clear. Looks like it will so far but a lot of variables yet.
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very rewarding to see it in the car but it was soon time to break it back down and get back to work. Thanks for looking! Justin

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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#739 Post by steve raucher » Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:03 pm

Justin,
Need to talk to you about possible turn signal socket restoration for T2 Speedster.
Thanks,
Steve
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steve.raucher@yahoo.com
 

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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#740 Post by Justin Rio » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:10 pm

Steve, All trim related restoration should be sent to Victor Miles. Thats who I use.



No where near the progress on my car that I was hoping for after paint. I'm at the stage now where its at least a thousand dollar bill to move forward in any given direction on it so I've got to just go a dime at a time. I have however been developing the lower closing tins for my 4-cam housing conversion. The progress on that has been very slow as well since most of my time has been spent finishing out the rebody on my coupster project. Since that is getting very close to completion I've carved out a bit more time on the lower tins. Here are a few more recent progress shots.

Thanks for looking!
Justin

If you'd like to see more the coupster build link is here: http://www.abcgt.com/forum/14-356-Resto ... 1356#38272

Polo engine build: http://www.abcgt.com/forum/6-Hot-Rod--M ... =192#38275
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After several attempts I finally have some lower closing panels I can live with.
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Reskinning is just about complete with only the right front fender to go.

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Re: Trying to finish Carrera coupe 58367 before I die!

#741 Post by bil brown » Sun May 14, 2017 4:43 pm

Justin.....I can`t find an email address for you, email me at: porschebill356@msn.com I have a pic you might enjoy.....Bill Brown
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