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Old 11-15-2013, 05:15 AM
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Default 64 Restore

Hey gents,

Just wanted to drop in and let you guys know ill be keeping the restoration of my 64 hardtop on a blog. Feel free to check it out, and I'd love to hear what you guys think.
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Old 11-15-2013, 12:18 PM
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Sounds like you learned the first lesson when buying classic cars unseen; expect the worst. Without any rust issues you're ahead of most of us though. It's a shame that you're going back to the original color. That coral is eye catching. I would say take plenty of pictures but it seems someone did the disassembly for you already. Make sure you have a shop manual handy. You'll need it to put everything back correctly. Good luck.

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Old 11-17-2013, 01:31 AM
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Hey John,

Yeah the car came to me with a trunk full of parts and like I said in the blog, various odds and ends strewn about the interior.

My first priority has been to essentially catalog everything I have so I know what's missing. So far it seems to only be a couple small trim pieces and the steering wheel (ouch.) so hopefully getting everything together won't be too much of a hassle.

I already picked up the body and trim installation manual, and the shop manual is next on the list. Thanks for checking it out.
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