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Yesterday 10:36 AM
idrivejunk Three users commenting on one page might be an IDJ HRF record. Especially, considering nothing was special about it.

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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
...nothing to see here....I'm moving along, ha......


It's all small, no matter how something...
Fixed that for ya. My Pontiac clock says "We build excitement" on it but the thrill is gone.

All ancient Fords, day in and day out for a couple years can do that to a dyed-in-the-wool GM enthusiast. Especially with no finished projects to stare at during that time.

I welcomed the Nova fix job. Its a treat. Wish I'd have finished in that time, though.

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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
That Nova could turn into a rotisserie job, if you wanted to poke around long enough... GM took a lot of corrosion protecting alloys out of the sheet metal in the mid 70's too. My Dad's 1976 C10 rusted to death in just 10 years, I mean there were holes in the friggen hood, it was so bad...

My wife LOVES the color of that Jeep..
Jeep girl picked the color off a chip. Don't know what it is but it beats a boy choosing pink.

My ex 72 SS had most of the wheel lips and trunk floor gone in '84. It was from MN. Nell was from TX and also rusty but nowhere near as bad.

If I had to revert to having only one vehicle, a 68-79 X body would be a smart pick. Been there twice in life, both with good colors-



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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
yje 65 and 67 Mustangs are hard to beat ,2 thumbs up.
I haven't seen Gary's (the yellow one) with it's latest transformation complete. He must be keeping it chip-free and hoping car shows can make a comeback.

The 70 Mach1 I built felt like a lot more car than the 60s ones. Always have liked the 67-8 looks but have never been satisfied with how they felt or rode.
07-10-2020 07:57 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
Typical Friday- Hurry up and don't make it. Well I got close. Now that the tail of it is connected, I can grind that and cut tacks then get a straightedge up there to tell the truth before a final trim for the butt weld.

















OPP-





They tore this 'un down today-



We just redid this, I just ain't showed it much because flat tar-

yje 65 and 67 Mustangs are hard to beat ,2 thumbs up.
07-10-2020 04:55 PM
Too Many Projects That Nova could turn into a rotisserie job, if you wanted to poke around long enough... GM took a lot of corrosion protecting alloys out of the sheet metal in the mid 70's too. My Dad's 1976 C10 rusted to death in just 10 years, I mean there were holes in the friggen hood, it was so bad...

My wife LOVES the color of that Jeep..
07-10-2020 01:47 PM
idrivejunk Typical Friday- Hurry up and don't make it. Well I got close. Now that the tail of it is connected, I can grind that and cut tacks then get a straightedge up there to tell the truth before a final trim for the butt weld.

















OPP-





They tore this 'un down today-



We just redid this, I just ain't showed it much because flat tar-

07-09-2020 05:30 PM
idrivejunk



07-09-2020 11:19 AM
idrivejunk GM cars went to some alarmingly thin steel during the smog era. I noticed that on my ex 76 Camino. This is going to be a flashback to working on Japanese stuff.









07-08-2020 06:44 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
I changed my spark plug filter today ,still wont run,,well back to work,

Well, no wonder. Turn it around. It's backwards.
07-08-2020 05:54 PM
idrivejunk Now aren't you the clever one, David? A man needs clean spark. Yep

This afternoon I stuck the headliner back up that I had dropped down for PDR access. Couple hours there. '15 Tahoe LTZ.



Thats about all the pillar / jamb / brace welding over here. Gap remains about where I put it. Those "about"s should about cover that.



This might break the monotony a smidge, theres color in it -

Parking lot insurance dent, smog Nova-



Painter tackled that mud spot but then.. you know how painters are, constantly bellyaching about things not being damaged or weathered in a way that makes the work easiest for them.

They run crying to the boss and then, being a painter too, he sticks something in it and then they come a'runnin to the bodyman saying-

Oh look! Part of my blend panel got pulled off with my fingers or pried off with a screwdriver, aww. Can you save us?



Its great to be needed. That was all just a drama speech. Have answered to "Hey Painter!" myself and by no means do I mean any of that. 'Cept mebbe the fixing part. I do not mind it a'tall.

She, the Nova lady, has options but I predict a quick but solid overlapped patch on the trunk drop panel and a mostly triangular skin patch. All below the character line and avoiding wheel lip and house.

Other side has a much milder version with bubbles starting on the skin only. That won't get messed with but we will probably shoot the whole right side of the car
07-08-2020 05:52 PM
496CHEVY3100 I changed my spark plug filter today ,still wont run,,well back to work,
07-08-2020 02:52 PM
123pugsy ...nothing to see here....I'm moving along, ha......


It's all something, no matter how small...
07-08-2020 11:38 AM
idrivejunk Been working on the cab back panel brace this morning. Getting it all back together on both ends and tacked in with the necessary tension between the pillars and it. Ready to weld the splices up. Pretty much nothing to look at for you.

07-07-2020 05:19 PM
idrivejunk Had to spend some day on a late model but am back cobbling something up I hope will hold-







Just an old truck. Front fenders didn't travel well. Other one about same, just a different spot. And these are thin .

07-03-2020 06:23 PM
idrivejunk





07-02-2020 11:42 AM
idrivejunk FYI, this process of developing both sides is not unlike driving two cars home. Can't drive one very far before you need to park and walk awhile.
07-02-2020 11:38 AM
idrivejunk









That was another long awaited shag trim. Fortunately, the length needed is short enough to not concern myself with the slight curve that exists.



Positioning will again be critical on the outer pieces. Been making matching right side pieces as I go. The thicker little stock triangle gussets will be reused. Now I am set to tie in the floor cross brace and it is part of that.
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