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Old 12th-January-2013, 12:34 PM   #76
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Ohhh...and i got the laser cut flanges for my headers today! I'm very happy how they came out.

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Old 15th-January-2013, 06:39 PM   #77
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Your car is making me sick. So sick i want to come steal it.
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Old 16th-January-2013, 02:56 PM   #78
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Your car is making me sick. So sick i want to come steal it.
Ohhh...that was not my intention! Better wait till more work is done. Best time will be just before paint, but the shop is well protected by our landlord and his 12 gauge. I didn't want to clean up that mess...
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Old 16th-January-2013, 03:13 PM   #79
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Worked around the car to the front. Now it's time to get the 69 Camaro valance in.




The valance is 2" narrower, so i welded two strips in to widen it.




Bumper bracket openings welded shut.






Bumper mockup. It was necessary to weld several segments together to get a proper fitment.








Front finished. I later added turn signals and an air duct for the oil cooler.




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Old 16th-January-2013, 04:50 PM   #80
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Very nice, can't wait to see it finished and painted. What color?
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Old 16th-January-2013, 05:13 PM   #81
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I'm a great fan of a simple grey. Nothing fancy, no shiny finish. Like the grey i painted my truck with.





But lately i've seen an AMG in Monza Grey Magno with matte clear....Killer! With all trim blacked out it will look brutal. But not sure.


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Old 16th-January-2013, 05:19 PM   #82
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please make the front and rear valance with bumpers bolt ons made by you. You will make a fortune
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Old 16th-January-2013, 06:10 PM   #83
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th all trim blacked out it will look brutal. But not sure.
I am liking this color.
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Old 18th-January-2013, 03:32 PM   #84
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I am liking this color.
I agree that is one killer color!
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Old 18th-January-2013, 04:29 PM   #85
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I agree that is one killer color!
I like this colour from the first moment i have seen it. Absolute stunning in person!
My problem is that i have done so many mods on the body and suspension i want to be sure that everything is well before i take the car for such an expensive paintjob. That means either big cash for paint or i'll paint it myself in an inexpensive colour first. That gives me the option to change things if needed without destroying a beautiful paintjob. Whatever i decide to do, first i have to collect some funds....
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I need to get you to mock up one of these front & rear bumpers for my car before I leave Germany.
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Old 19th-January-2013, 07:59 PM   #87
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Thumbs up Nice

killer fabrication! Thats how you get some stuff done right there. I need to buy a welder so bad. lol
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Gaps

Thanks guys! I really appreciate your kind words!
Due to the stretching of the quarters and using '73 doors the gaps were not good. Especially the upper corners of the doors. Otherwise they were too wide almost on the complete lenght. I used welding rod to reduce the gaps. Welded in and grind to shape.

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Nice fabrication work, a lot of hours! That lapped seam on the quarter looks a little nasty-rust usually creeps out of a seam like that later on.
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Nice fabrication work, a lot of hours! That lapped seam on the quarter looks a little nasty-rust usually creeps out of a seam like that later on.
Yeah, i know bout that. It's tinned now so rust will have no chance. Seam sealer on the inside helps too. It was an old repair i fixed. A new quarter panel would been better, but to get new quarters here will kill me on the shipping....
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