Old Man with a Hat
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- Nov 14, 2010
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Amazing work sir!
What color is the top coat going to be?
Whatcha going to do with that box?Rear valance needed also some work, there was hit probably same time when rear bumper got one.
The valance is very thick sheet metal and it was twisted and bendy so it needed serious hammering but after a few hours it fits just fine with NOS bumper. Bumper is from @detmatt (..thanks again!) and what can you expect when you get transportation box from a carpenter...of course it's well made and with
rounded edges and corners!!
Front inner fenders are ready for Noxudol. Plastic parts was tricky ones, they were very "oily" but after many washing cycles with grease remover and after that painting with special primer they are ready.
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Now repairing hood hinges, like all other hinges (door, trunk lid..) they really need some love.
First disassembly into parts , then some reinforcement teeth welded in place , some filing, new custom made " hinge pins" and now they are ready to sandblasting, zinc plating and final paint.
First pic is the starting point..
Hope they will survive next 50 years!
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