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  1. xcelr8
    04-26-2013 11:40 AM - permalink
    xcelr8
    Thanks! Yeah, both the far pass and drivers side corners of the firewall were rotted out. That in turn rotted out the side cowl panels also. The nice thing about these cars is every little patch panel is available. I see it as a large puzzle. This piece goes here, this one here, etc etc. With minimal trimming all has fit together really well. There's always that uncertainty in the back of my mind about it. However, I've seen people online driving these cars with everything from horrid weld work, driven w/out floors, patches attached with silicon, etc. I have all the confidence about what I'm doing compared to what's actually driving around out there. Thanks again and stay tuned!
  2. Magna83
    04-26-2013 05:21 AM - permalink
    Magna83
    Your photobucket is an inspiration to me! You look like you had some rust on the inside of your firewall. did you replace it? Are you worried about it?
  3. xcelr8
    01-25-2013 12:41 PM - permalink
    xcelr8
    Thanks! Kinda scary when you cut the front end off, but once it's off there's no going back lol. Haven't done much in the last three or so weeks with work and the garage being so cold. I bought a handheld sand blaster to clean the firewall off so I can weld the new section up. Once the drivers side is on then I rinse/repeat on passenger. Then the cowl. ugh...
  4. 66GTCoupe
    01-25-2013 12:34 PM - permalink
    66GTCoupe
    BTW, took a look at your resto pics. Looks good! Looks like you're doing it right! Any new progress on the passenger side?
  5. xcelr8
    01-02-2013 09:00 AM - permalink
    xcelr8
    Thanks! It's a rough road but rewarding. Just sucks doing this over winter in a cold garage hehe.
  6. barry3579
    01-02-2013 12:15 AM - permalink
    barry3579
    Just looked through your photobucket. Wow, you're doing some great work.
  7. xcelr8
    09-18-2012 08:25 PM - permalink
    xcelr8
    Hey! I'm 60 miles east of Chicago, but work in South Bend.
  8. 68rules
    09-18-2012 03:42 PM - permalink
    68rules
    Hi
    Im in North Central Indiana and am restoring a 68.
    Where abouts are you.
    Steve

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