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perfect! looks like a real fun car to cruise around in.
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perfect! looks like a real fun car to cruise around in.
oh it is lol...have over 500ft lbs of torque under my right foot
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update time....put new shocks on the car(the old ones were JUNK lol) and new sway bar end links and bushings...needless to say the car drives a hell of a lot better




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did you use a soldering iron when putting that sheet metal in?


aside that, the car looks good
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did you use a soldering iron when putting that sheet metal in?


aside that, the car looks good
no lol that was the first time i picked a welder up in 2 years...it may look like **** but its holding strong
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lol kewn you so mean!
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painted a few things under the hood



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Its looking a lot cleaner in there man. Car's not looking too bad.
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thanks...yea its coming along nicely
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put the new trunk interior in tonight...what a pain in the ***...doesnt fit worth **** either and its not the right design...but its the only one i could get...oh well

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That thing is sweet! I love that body style. Nice job with it!
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thank you sir...well tonight i got the trunk mats fitting better...all it took was a little glue and finesse

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today i did the cheapest but yet the most visually appealing improvement...i got rid of those gaudy *** tips that the PO had put on...now it looks like it did in 1968



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sounds better too



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update time...new handles are on!!!





also found a couple date stamps that i thought were pretty damn cool



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Looking good man! Sounds sick too!
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yea...has a long way to go yet...but slowly coming along
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got this at a show last weekend...custom engraved
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bye bye for the winter

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well put 2 new freeze plugs in today...old ones were junk lol and found a ----ing cracked manifold







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got a little part in the mail today...a new radio **** to replace the broken one..really a needle in a haystack find

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got my manifold today...this bitch must weight at least 15lbs lol

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update time...got the manifold on(old one was in 2 pieces lol), horns working again, and got the block painted up and other manifold painted









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Looking good! Sucks u had a cracked manifold, those couldn't have been cheap
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