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Old 11-01-2002, 04:28 PM
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Bill,

When buying one of these cars try to buy a complete car. Most of the parts are readily available in used, repro or NOS. The hard parts to find are those unique to the sunroof and convertible. The side trim is also difficult to find for the 1958 and the 1959.

These are unibody cars. Make sure that the inner rocker panels are not rusted. It is expensive to fix. Rust in the outer rocker panels buy not much of problem since patch panels are available in repro form. Beware of faked convertibles, especially for the year 1958 (the real ones are rare since they were a late year introduction). The hardtops don't have the reinforcements in the cowl and the rocker panels that the convertibles do. You will have cracking windshields and binding door with one of these fakes.
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