1960 356B Coupe restoration

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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#106 Post by ScottBerry » Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:53 am

Epoxy coated inside the fenders wells and some suspension parts
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#107 Post by ScottBerry » Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:14 pm

Worked to find proper location of the bump stop bracket. All welded in!
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#108 Post by ScottBerry » Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:09 pm

A sunny day and a bit milder weather here in Canada so dragged the body out for undercoating and top coating with semi gloss. Tough as nailsnow and easy to touch up.
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#109 Post by ScottBerry » Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:24 pm

Some parts epoxy coated then sprayed with single stage poly enamel semi gloss. It was a warm day with no wind so shot outside then inside to cure.
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#110 Post by Wil Mittelbach » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:35 pm

An admirable painstaking and detailed restoration of your 356B's parts -outstanding!!

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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#111 Post by ScottBerry » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:05 pm

Thanks Will. The nasty part is the sandblasting. My friend has the setup I use but it’s just a noise, messy and time consuming process. With lock down on no better time to do it before the warmer weather.
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#112 Post by ScottBerry » Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:04 pm

Removed old bushing and put in new bushings. Put in new pins and made sure the zerk grease fittings were functioning. I kept track of the number of shims on each side of the pin and which pin when I disassembled so I new how many shims and where to put the new ones on the pin. I am assuming the shims on the pin end nest in the rubber gasket.
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#113 Post by ScottBerry » Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:39 pm

Trailing arms are in. Set at 16 degrees. Had to use a ratchet strap to pull up the arms under tension to clear lower bolt hole.
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#114 Post by ScottBerry » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:17 pm

Starting to install front suspension
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Re: 1960 356B Coupe restoration

#115 Post by ScottBerry » Mon Feb 07, 2022 11:03 am

major body work complete - lots of blocking and sanding to do once spring comes. Time to start rebuild of engine and tranny.
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