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Old 23rd-March-2010, 09:15 PM   #1
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78 nova restoration project

Posted the back story on this car in the 4th gen pictures and story section but heres some pics to bring you guys up to date.




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Old 23rd-March-2010, 09:26 PM   #5
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looks like a good project. keep the pics coming.
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dse deep tubs on 4th gen outer wheelwell perfect fit.




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Old 24th-March-2010, 08:19 AM   #7
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Good work! I can't wait to see what all is involved to install the mini tubs.
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Old 24th-March-2010, 12:25 PM   #8
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Which DSE minitubs are these ?

the 1st Gen Camaro / 3rd Gen Nova ones ?

or second gen Camaro ones ?

keep the pics and info coming, it;s inspiring to me at least to do more rust repair, my Medalist was not as rotted as that and we still figure we should not have started it ( too late now . )

ps: are those 4th gen tubs NOS ? ( ie: they are NOva ones, not 2nd gen camaro or something that fits ) , I have an NOS set, but wondered if something was close enough .

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Old 24th-March-2010, 01:14 PM   #9
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Old 24th-March-2010, 04:46 PM   #10
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that's going to be a nice solid ride when you are done. geez i'm scared to cut on mine...the rotgut might not stop!
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Old 24th-March-2010, 08:45 PM   #11
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You do nice work, keep plugging away.
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Old 25th-March-2010, 04:15 PM   #12
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I remember so well what the Northeast rust is like growing up in NY State. Matter of fact it is worse that rust!! Keep plugging away, we all know it is worth it in the end.
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Please post the Part Number for the Tubs.
I must have some!! Much better than homemade.
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Old 25th-March-2010, 06:11 PM   #14
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good job!! i wish i was able to do the things you are doing.
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Old 26th-March-2010, 08:23 AM   #15
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Thanks for all the words of encouragement...I am going to need it.
The deep tubs are from Detroit Speed and they are for 3rd gen Novas PN 040402. They were $435 with shipping direct from DSE.
The outer wheelhouse is an NOS 4th gen piece that I got off ebay a while back.

I am waiting on a replacement RH trunk dropoff and RH Inner wheelhouse so I can fit up the rocker panel and RH NOS quarter panel before I start with the welding in that area. The Minitub likely won't begin until the rest of the RH side is squared away, probably in the next few weeks.

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