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post #121 of 124 (permalink) Old 04-16-2017, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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Spent yesterday fitting the metal trim molding and the metal roof trim panels.

Also still working on the fit of the rear deck. Screws will be replaced with machine bolts once I get the edges sanded so it fits better.



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post #122 of 124 (permalink) Old 04-17-2017, 07:08 AM
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Are you going to screw the delete panel into the side panels? Are you going to use nutserts or ?

I may 'glass in some tabs or something on mine.

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Dynacorn 67 fastback. Dart 363, Close ratio Magnum 6 speed, 3.70 Eaton Truetrac in a fabricated full floater 9", SorT coil over suspension. Still in pieces.
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For now, I'm just screwing into the lip on the side trim panels.

The ledge that the seat-delete sits on is only 3/4" wide, so I didn't want to have to drill too big a hole for the rubber nutserts to sit in.

When I take the car apart, I'll glass in some metal tabs for the screws to have something stronger to bit into.

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post #124 of 124 (permalink) Old 04-18-2017, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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Test fit the shifter and cut a bit of sheet metal so I'd have 1/2" of clearance.





Had to see how the Hurst stick looked on it.


The shifter is tapped for 5/16" bolts but the handle has holes for 3/8" bolts. Wonder if I can find a collar to take up the gap?

Gonna have to figure out which shift boot & trim ring to use..I don't think the stock sized one won't fit around the Pro5.0 shifter. That's a challenge for a day far off in the future

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