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Old 4th-September-2010, 07:03 PM   #1
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Hey guy. Thought I would start a thread on my build progress, past and present.

So first thing I did was smooth out the firewall. Wasnt as bad as I thought it would be.



Then Rolled her outside and went to town with a DA sander and mudbuster.





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once most the old 3 layers and BONDO was gone rolled it inside and hit it with 180 grit on the DA til it was bare metal



Then sealed it. and started fixing the various rust and filling in door handles, mirrors, side markers.











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Then i got the crazy idea to fill in the wiper cowl.. Tried to do each little gap... after third try said ummmm no and filled it in 2 pieces.



Then began the body work.





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Sorry no pics of the Hood work .. not sure why . guess i just forgot lolol. Shortly there after I had to put the car in storage and she sat there for 7 years. Til 2 months ago. this is her now. Hung the doors and started working on interior set up. while i wait for the last bit of ****$ to buy my front and rear suspension.









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Looking very nice. 7 years huh....there is hope for mine yet.
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Yeah almost sold it a few times. at 85 bucks a month storage fees it was really hard not to sell it. specially when a guy offered me 8k for it as is lolol. But she is my baby.

THere is always hope lol.
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nice work, should look pretty killer when its all said and done.
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seeing this gets me motivated to go out and work on my car.

looking good.
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