356 B T6 Restoration

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#136 Post by neil blaber » Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

i have done the 'b' pillar and lock post along with the re-enforcer
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just before final adjustment
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welded in
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checking with sill panel
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#137 Post by neil blaber » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:29 am

small update
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#138 Post by neil blaber » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:37 am

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just need to shorten it slightly and add the end piece to finish it off

thanks for following along
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#139 Post by Justin Rio » Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:13 am

Amazing fabrication Work Neil! You should consider manufacturing entirely new 356 chassis for the rest of us mortals.
Keep up the great work! Justin

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#140 Post by Andrew Serdich » Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:24 am

What Justin just Said!! Great Work Neil!!

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#141 Post by ryan base » Fri Aug 28, 2015 1:52 pm

steady progress. march it down

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#142 Post by glen hamner » Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:52 pm

Hi Neil,

Love your use of the original chassis as a buck for forming new finder panel. Your attention to detail is what brings us all back wishing we might have gained similar skills along the way. I could really use a few pointers in my adventure with a MIG welder. Being use to stick welding, handling a hose with wire spewing out the end in a controlled gas environment is give me pause.

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#143 Post by Greg Bryan » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:35 am

Neil - just looked again at your thread from beginning to end. What a nicely done project - there aren't many with your kind of persistence!
There ain't much that you don't know about a 356 body now, that's for sure!
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#144 Post by M Penta » Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:47 pm

Wow, amazing skills!

Makes me want to re think my NSU yard art car, previously deemed to rusty to save....

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#145 Post by Mervyn Hyde » Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:12 pm

Wow. You are making a whole new car there!
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#146 Post by neil blaber » Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:53 pm

thank you guys!

I'm having a little issue uploading pictures but it is still progressing and there are a few more pictures on Justin's site (abcgt), up to last week roughly

i will try and sort out the issue asap

thanks for following this madness lol
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#147 Post by Andrew Serdich » Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:22 pm

Neil haven't heard from you in a while. How is she progressing?
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#148 Post by neil blaber » Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:11 am

hi Andrew, thanks for checking in to the show lol, I have made some progress and made some corrections! but that's all part of it. tried many times to change the rear screen opening to accept the early window, it's coming along though now. the roof is almost ready to be welded to the chassis again.
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thanks for watching the madness

ps, how did you get on with the mig welding Glenn?
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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#149 Post by Ashley James » Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:58 am

It's fabulous to watch, I've nothing but admiration for you. It makes my paltry efforts look very modest by comparison.

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Re: 356 B T6 Restoration

#150 Post by neil blaber » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:32 am

a little update as i have not been on the site for a while, but i am still progressing! here are a few pictures. i had the doors glass bead blasted and here are the results
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