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RE: 66 SD restoration


Got started on cleaning up the doors, hood, trunk lid, rad support and inner fenders. Knowing how long it takes for croming I dropped the rear bumper off figuring it could be a few months but he phone the next week and said it was ready. I`m looking at putting all new glass in. Love the look of the dark green tinted glass but against the lite blue paint not so much. They make a smoked colour glass that would look real good if its not to dark or I could go with clear. I would like to hear from others on what choice they would use? The dark green and smoked glass can be found on Ebay



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Dark green has my vote

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green tint or clear    smoked is for "Tuners"



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427carl wrote:

green tint or clear    smoked is for "Tuners"


 x2 ... as for tint, light green like Soft-Ray (American) or Shade-Lite (Canadian).



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After 2 -1/2 years of sitting I have moved the Beaumont to another shop to be completed. Pictures coming as progress happens



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Looking good Kevin.

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Coming along nicely.

Amazing how that works eh? All it takes is $$$$, and more $$$$!!!

What is it with us car guys? We pinch pennies in some areas but when it comes to an old car, the wallet's open wide...

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Nice progress,looks like most of the dirty stuff is done!!

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The car looks great Kevin, lovin the soon to be body color! Well done sir!

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Looks like you got the right body shop now Kevin, car is coming along nicely. Door gaps look really good. Keep the pictures coming.

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Looks like you got the right body shop now Kevin, car is coming along nicely. Door gaps look really good. Keep the pictures coming.


 this body guy is all about body lines and door gaps being correct



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That's a keeper ! Carl you said you were a Red guy only !!

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Nice work,getting there! I sure don't miss all that masking!! x2 on the lines/gaps!smile

 



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Nice work,getting there! I sure don't miss all that masking!! x2 on the lines/gaps!smile

 



-- Edited by hawkeye5766 on Tuesday 20th of December 2016 01:46:48 AM


 he sent me to pick up supplies for the car, rolls and rolls of tap, sand paper of every grit, paper rolls, guide coat, boxes of stuff. I thought it was just  sand and paint itconfuse



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Nice looking job on the seats. Is that a custom job?, or can you buy a premade kit and have them installed?



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premade from Legendary auto interior

 

 



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Looking Great !! Gonna be a real looker !

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Nice work,getting there! I sure don't miss all that masking!! x2 on the lines/gaps!smile

 


 he sent me to pick up supplies for the car, rolls and rolls of tap, sand paper of every grit, paper rolls, guide coat, boxes of stuff. I thought it was just  sand and paint itconfuse


 Never that easy, put it on sand it off,put it on sand it off,put it on sand it off................    Nice job on the seats too!



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Looking good Kevin!

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Looks wonderful      I'm going to get a car like that when I grow up 



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Looks wonderful      I'm going to get a car like that when I grow up 


 3 peddle car but its a mouse motor, not the car for you my King



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