1969 Imperial progress thread

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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks :)

    "Just" finishing the metal work, tank derust and dip, body work and painting and I can start reassembling :D
    Piece of cake.
     
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    Ripinator Senior Member

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    Looking at all those parts and pieces, I'm getting a headache thinking about the re-assembly effort. WOW!
     
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    MacLebaron Active Member

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    WOW!!!!! I don't know about you guys but that is just damn impressive. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    300rag Waiting out the storm FCBO Gold Member

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    Excellent. There are very few parts that you would think were used. The majority look like new.:thumbsup:
     
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    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    The seat belt bolts look OK to me. The threads are cut shallow on one end and taper up to a full thread. This is so they cut their own thread when threaded into the anchors on the floor.

    Term for this is "self-tapping" bolt.

    If you do want to replace them, they are available, but pricey. I used Mustang repop bolts in my Barracuda because they were exactly the same, but one third the price.
     
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  6. vdk2010

    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Indeed, they have very shallow threads. Unfortunately, that's a bad thing when they are rusty as well. Not much thread left on some of them :( I will look into the mustang ones! If they will fit, I would use them. Thanks! :)
     
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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    All the labeled parts go with more then 13.5k pictures. I hope this combination leads to a complete car someday ;)
     
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    marty mopar Well-Known Member

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    are you keeping track of the $ you are spending on all off this?

    never mind the hours involved...................
     
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    Ripinator Senior Member

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    I think it's better if we don't do that. . .
     
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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    I did when I started, but quickly abandoned this idea. Too depressive :p
    Nah, joke. It's just hard to keep up with this when you permanently doing small steps and little stuff.
     
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    300rag Waiting out the storm FCBO Gold Member

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    We don't even want to think how much he spent on bags and labels:lol:
     
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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    It's surprisingly affordable to be a good pedant :p
     
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    Polara_500 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    And the German fella learns me more better English......... Thanks, that's one word I hadn't run across.
     
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    Marv Wannabe C-body owner FCBO Gold Member

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    it´s 100% the same word in German so you´re starting to get bilingual ( which is also the same in German :D )
     
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    All of your pictures are a great reference. I was just able to identity some of my unknown parts by looking at your bag labels. Which begs the question, why are the labels in English and not German??
     
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    Wollfen Old Man with a Hat

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    I may have a number plate light bracket for you that has no rust at all, let me check my parts stockpile for you. will let you know tomorrow.
     
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    Absolutely impressive work and real great stuff! Once again, hats off to you, Julian!
     
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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks! That would be awesome! :)
     
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    vdk2010 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    So that you are able to identity some of your unknown parts by looking at my bag labels. :p
    And, maybe, because that are the names from the FSM. Makes it easier if everything is in the same language.
     
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    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I’ve had a few of those and they are always good sellers.
     
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