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Old 01-25-2012, 04:50 PM
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The new instruments looks great in there. A thought for you to consider, pull the speedo and refinish the center from gold to white, same with the needle to match the new gauge needles.

Your car is really coming along nicely in such a short amount of time, remember when you first purchased the car and look at where it is today.
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Old 01-25-2012, 05:51 PM
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Good idea. However, I might just get wireless speedometer to match it after I put in the C6.
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Old 01-25-2012, 05:57 PM
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Yes, upload them to photo bucket or similar site, then you can just hit the [IMG] code on the highlighted photo (the bottum one) and then paste it below the text of your post (have the sqarebird site and photobucket on separate tabs so you can go back and forth). Before you hit paste have your cursor at the end of your message and hit the enter key once or twice to properly position the pic. Do this at the end of each successive pic description also and when your finished hit preview to check your results. Oh well, a day late and a dollar short. Mike

Hey, if I can do it anyone can.

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Old 01-25-2012, 07:13 PM
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Gaffney1951, at first I did not understand your post. However, now I see you were responding to my 1st post. I joined the site as a paid member so now I no longer have a problem with the pictures. However, thank you for taking the time to respond, help is always appreciated.

Your wheels look great by the way. Nice Car.


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Old 07-26-2015, 03:23 PM
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Love the work done on your qtr panels . I own a body shop and know what's involved with this type of repair . I have a 1960 t bird and need to due the same to both qtrs. May I ask where you found your replacement panels ?

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Old 07-26-2015, 04:15 PM
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Repair panels are available from most of the Thunderbird parts vendors. You will find them listed in the Advertisements section. Just be aware that the reproduction parts are not quite up to the standards that the original parts were and will require quite a bit of massaging to get them to look factory. Especially if you will be using fender skirts.

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Wow ! What a wonderful project and very well documented thank you.
And I found out my rust don't seem so bad and know where I can get some
Welding done, I just live down the road Fallbrook. Wow what a swell job
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Old 01-09-2016, 09:33 PM
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Thank you for the kind comments. I highly recommend you contact Joey Sanchez at Tops Auto he does amazing work. Besides my 59 T Bird he just finished painting a 58 Chevy Bel Air for me. The phone number for Tops is 951 579 0113
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