61 Fury Restoration

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    sb61fury Well-Known Member

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    I am done with the cruise ins and the car shows with my '61 I have put it up for the rest of the year to get it ready for restoration I also met another fowardlook member today and goes by the user name oldwood.
    I will post photos during the restoration and keep everybody posted. I will have the restoration done at home to save money on the labor.
     
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    Zymurgy Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    looking forward to watching your restoration. You can never take too many photos. :)
     
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    Fratzog Old Man with a Hat

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    Please post some before pics for comparison purposes. I will monitor with interest.
     
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    AH, Mr 61fury, My .02 iz, LAY IN A GOOD SUPPLY OF FREEZER BAGZ AND TAG 'N BAG EVERYTHING. OH, AND THOSE PIX YOU'RE GONNA TAKE FOR US IN THE CHEERING SECTION, MAKE SURE THEY INCLUDE PIX OF BEFORE. DURING, AND AFTER ON ANY AND ALL ASSEMBLIES THAT CONTAIN MORE THEN "TWO" PARTZ, PIECEZ, OR COLORZ! You'll thank me for this request long before the put together iz PUT BACK TOGETHER. Jer
     
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    The car is going to be repainted the original colors.
     
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    Can't wait to see the restoration process!
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I'm sure that Steph and her dad will do a great job.
     
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    I found a working AM radio and just bought an Fm converter. I need to find a place were I can get my speaker reconed. The radio and the Fm converter are staying in my room until the restoration is complete. I hope I can find a CD player that would work with the radio .
    I would like to do an off frame restoration on the car
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    We have a original AM radio with a MP3 converter in jazebelle, works great.

    And Steph ........ Your car dosen't have a frame ..... It's a unibody. :poke:But we know what you mean.
     
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    I do have a am radio in the dash but it does not work. My dad tested it
     
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    My dad also told me my car has a unibody I guess the off frame restoration is out.
     
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    Those radios are a cinch to fix. Three tube radio - probably an open filament.
     
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    I bought another AM radio for my '61 it was repaired and lubed by a retired electrician. I also got an FM converter that is still in the original box and has never been used. I now got to find a CD changer that would work on this. The radio does not have the bezel but I can use the 1 off my other radio. This saved me a couple of hundred dollars to have it converted
     
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    Cool - I occasionally fix old car radios for folks too.
     
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    My '61 came from Beltsville, MD. I had it shipped from there to Stephens Performace . When it arrived my dad and I went down with the car trailer to pick it up.
     
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    The restoration has started and here are some photos of some of the work 2010-03-25 20.46.50.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.00.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.06.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.11.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.06.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.36.jpg 2010-03-25 20.47.19.jpg 2010-03-25 20.48.09.jpg 2010-03-25 20.48.18.jpg 2010-03-25 20.48.25.jpg 2010-03-25 20.48.44.jpg

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    It's going to look nice!!!
     
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    sb61fury Well-Known Member

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    Here is more photos the dents were filled with fiber glass bondo but there is more to do 2014-12-15 17.08.21.jpg 2014-12-15 17.08.28.jpg 2014-12-15 17.08.41.jpg 2014-12-15 17.08.45.jpg 2014-12-15 17.08.53.jpg 2014-12-15 17.08.59.jpg 2014-12-15 17.09.03.jpg 2014-12-15 17.09.07.jpg 2014-12-15 17.09.03.jpg 2014-12-15 17.09.27.jpg 2014-12-15 17.09.17.jpg

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    Here is more work done and some spots were primered 2010-03-25 20.49.09.jpg 2015-01-06 13.18.48.jpg 2015-01-06 13.19.08.jpg 2015-01-06 13.19.36.jpg 2015-01-10 18.46.44.jpg I even got a little promo car to match the big 1. Its a friction and the wheels even turn .

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    commando1 Mr. Normal FCBO Gold Member

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    That is one big spacious garage.
     
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