WCSTA -01- 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

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WCSTA -01- 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#1 Post by Rich Ewald » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:11 am

Hey Folks...

This is my 57' AKA "cheese clothe" that was rescued from a shed in Ohio that was quickly coming down on top of it! Originally came out of Maryland many years back according to the P/O. I took me about 8 years to put the deal together but it was well worth it. She's a numbers match car with the Transaxle already rebuilt and the engine is at Flatsix. I've been wanting to tackle the fab work but two kids in college say otherwise...Hence.. entry here! Thanks..

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Re: WCSTA 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#2 Post by Greg Bryan » Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:21 am

Rich - excellent candidate!
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Re: WCSTA 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#3 Post by James Davies » Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:03 pm

Wow! Aptly named. Aquamarine blue early A's are gorgeous. Can't wait to see it restored.

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Re: WCSTA 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#4 Post by Rich Ewald » Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:58 pm

Greg Bryan wrote:Rich - excellent candidate!
Thanks Greg... seemed to be in the ballpark anyway!
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Re: WCSTA 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#5 Post by Rich Ewald » Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:00 pm

James Davies wrote:Wow! Aptly named. Aquamarine blue early A's are gorgeous. Can't wait to see it restored.
I agree... I'm not up all the production numbers but I only found a few A's when I did a quick search. It will be a long journey but the reward will be in the maiden voyage down the road!
 

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#6 Post by Greg Bryan » Sat Apr 04, 2015 1:09 am

Love your entry, Rich
You're obviously not a man to run away from a challenge!
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Re: WCSTA -01- 1957 356A 100949 Eng # 57073 Aqua Marine Blue

#7 Post by Greg Bryan » Wed May 18, 2022 12:53 pm

Rich - Any update on the current status of your car? We'd love to know ...
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