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Barn find 59 Parisienne 2 door hardtop


Finally got the keys from the former owner, so I could explore the trunk. There is a bit of rot in the trunk floor, a little more than I expected, but not too bad overall. On the plus side, everything original to the car is there: spare, spare tire cover, trunk mat, side lining, jack, jacking instructions, etc.. Thats amazing!

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Some pics of the trunk archeology:

 

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Original keys, (looks like original spare), and unfortunately, original rot caused by the trunk mat.cry



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Doesn't look bad at all.......for a 59 year old Canadian car....in Quebec.

I'd get on that rust real quick......with a good stiff wire brush and scraper.....a dose of Rust Mort......and a couple of coats (brush on) of Rustoleum red oxide.

Have you had a chance to lift the carpet yet?........It will prolly need the same treatment....in some areas

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Quick update:

The car is now at the shop to get some floor patches, a motor dropped in it and general mechanical overhaul to get it going.

 

 

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Looking good David. Post a photo of that fine looking 283 you have.

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Looking good David. Post a photo of that fine looking 283 you have.


 

 

This is it:

 

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that drivetrain combo will shuck a few pounds off nice to see the car is going together

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Looking good....GREAT progress....

What's all that white stuff under the car?



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Haha! Yeah, we got way too much of that white stuff over the weekend!...



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MoboMac wrote:

Looking good....GREAT progress....

What's all that white stuff under the car?





You guys are SO quick to point out snow when you have none and SO QUIET when it snows there!!!biggrin

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Carl Stevenson wrote:
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Looking good....GREAT progress....

What's all that white stuff under the car?



 



You guys are SO quick to point out snow when you have none and SO QUIET when it snows there!!!biggrin


 We actually had a taste of "real" winter last year.........reasonable accumulations of snow....and below freezing temps for about a month......and I quite enjoyed it......getting to see the sun...when it wasn't snowing...

new top.jpg This year ...nothing to speak of........It's currently 50 degrees.......and I'm going outside to see if I can shovel some of the rain we had on Saturday...



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-- Edited by MoboMac on Monday 5th of February 2018 04:47:43 PM

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Yeah, that rain doesn't shovel worth a crap does it??!!

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MoboMac wrote:
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Looking good....GREAT progress....

What's all that white stuff under the car?



 



You guys are SO quick to point out snow when you have none and SO QUIET when it snows there!!!biggrin


 We actually had a taste of "real" winter last year.........reasonable accumulations of snow....and below freezing temps for about a month......and I quite enjoyed it......getting to see the sun...when it wasn't snowing...

new top.jpg This year ...nothing to speak of........It's currently 50 degrees.......and I'm going outside to see if I can shovel some of the rain we had on Saturday...



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 Nice '64!  I like the colour combo.  Looks like feature car material...



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Interesting spare tire cover .    never seen one before 

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Looking good... another feature car in the making

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For a change, you and I agree. That car is gorgeous!

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Nice car, nice progress.

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David has a horseshoe you know where. He found this car for a really good price. Found a good drivetrain, got those new tires for free, it goes on and on.smile Reminds me of the screaming deal he got on the last car he owned:

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Haha! Yeah, I guess I can dig up some lucky finds!..

One of my good friends had such a luck last weekend when he dug out of a basement in downtown Montreal a very nice and solid 1950 Pontiac 2 door that had been forgotten there for the last 25 years. I will tell him to join and show his project.

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(Some) lights on!

 

 

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The project is coming along nicely. Car should be running next week.

 

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Nice job, the valve covers look perfect.

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DonSSDD wrote:

Nice job, the valve covers look perfect.


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Hello Todd, I saw this ad months ago and now realize that I have nothing to lose asking if the new owner might possibly sell the car as I am looking for a car either chev or canadian pontiac to put a 283 motor and tranny I have taking up space in my garage......thanks .....Terry M  (4 speed)



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