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Old 01-16-2017, 09:55 PM
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Well, it took 4 years, but it's almost complete. I've actually owned the car for about 30 years, but didn't really start putting it together until 4 years ago. Took the car out and washed it, clayed it, and waxed it. Things we can do in So Calif. I needed a little touch up work after reassembly, and I think the over spray from the air brush got on the car. All good now and paint is back to being like a babies bottom. Still need to mount the side view mirrors and fit up the fender skirts. Then the challenge is to see if I am brave enough to drive it on the public streets.
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My first squarebird was white with a red and white interior. It's still one of the best looking color combinations there is. I can understand your apprehension driving it but you just have to bite the bullet and do it. The first road test is always the scariest. Good luck.

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Old 01-16-2017, 11:09 PM
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Congrats! The car looks beautiful.
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It is stunning, Nyles.
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Well done mate, looks great!
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Looking great Nyles.
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Beautiful car! Nice job! Now it's time to use some no rinse car wash product when possible. I couldn't throw water on mine in NE Ohio.
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She's looking really nice Nyles. I don't know about using a hose, I always wash my Bird with the two bucket method. The last thing I want is water inside the doors.

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It won't get washed often using the hose, but I did want to check to see how well I got the car sealed up. Did pretty well overall.
When the doors were apart, I made sure everything was cleaned up internally and then used a spray undercoating on the internals and made sure all the drain holes were clean and open.
Being in So Calif, the car shouldn't be getting to wet.
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Have you planned out your first modification?
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