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Old 18th-September-2012, 12:59 PM   #31
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Got the passenger rear corner done. Like it what do the masses think?

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Old 2nd-October-2012, 09:46 PM   #32
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Since the app for my phone just started to work again after a week. I got a lot done. Painted the dash and pinch weld areas and reinstalled my front and rear glass.




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Old 21st-October-2012, 05:27 PM   #33
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Got my passenger quarter done today. Happy with the results thus far. It had quarters hung a long time ago. Brass, bondo...... Sanded all the bondo off and re did it with some ever coat.. Looks alot better.

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Old 21st-October-2012, 05:40 PM   #34
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I like the body mods you are doing, but while still keeping it a 74. Should turn out pretty good looking.
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Old 21st-October-2012, 06:22 PM   #35
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Thanks. It's means alot to me to keep the 74 look... But better.
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Old 17th-November-2012, 03:30 PM   #36
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On stands for the winter.. So the suspension can just hang out


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Old 19th-November-2012, 12:39 PM   #37
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Got the passenger rear corner done. Like it what do the masses think?

I like the body smoothing, Ryan. I may try the same with mine.
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Old 28th-December-2012, 07:42 PM   #38
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So I got my trans cooler and I was assembling my -6 hire and a brand new 90 degree fitting is leaking air when I blow in the hose around the swivel. Can this be fixed? Did I put the hose together wrong? Or is it a bad fitting? It's an aero quip fitting.


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Old 28th-December-2012, 07:51 PM   #39
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my dash is done.
And here is my 13 row trans cooler



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Old 28th-December-2012, 09:45 PM   #40
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Good progress on your 74.
For the dash, if you wanted to redo it in the future (not that you would since it was just redone) you can go the route I did...Vinyl wrap it. It is pretty easy to apply and no worries on the finish not being perfect the first time.

The rear tail panel smoothing looks good. That was the first thing I did when I replaced mine.

And glad you are keeping it a 74. Alot of people give up on them due to the difficulty of finding parts. But persistance and dedication is key.
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Old 5th-February-2013, 08:54 AM   #41
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74 coupe spring 2013 return to road.

So I haven't done much on the car since October. I did start getting parts however. I ordered my driveshaft yesterday!! I'm excited it was the only missing driveline piece. The old bucket will if illy be able to move under its own power again...


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Old 9th-February-2013, 07:35 AM   #42
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74 coupe spring 2013 return to road.

Here it is the last major driveline piece. Finally the driveline is complete.




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Old 16th-February-2013, 09:30 PM   #43
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74 coupe spring 2013 return to road.

Got the column out and taken apart. Here's the 1st cost of paint on the sheet metal and end pieceClick image for larger version

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Old 16th-February-2013, 09:45 PM   #44
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I like the line smoothing on the taillight panel. Almost makes you wonder why they didn't do it like that from the factory, or at least fill the seems with lead like the quarters.
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So today I finished putting the new driveshaft in. I had to get a new pinion yolk as mine wouldn't work with the new shaft. Oh well. I also finished mounting and hooking up my new shifter. Changed the plugs on the drivers side( i did the passenger side 2 weeks ago) and reinstalled my grill and front bumper. Cleaned up the chrome under the hood. I work the next 2 nights and then have work to do on the wife's trailblazer this weekend. So I most Likely wont touch the car till late next week. Here's some pics.Click image for larger version

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