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by 318fins
Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Thanks Ron I appreciate that, I know Ive been inspired and still do get inspired when I see fellow builders' threads theres some very strong builds here on this forum.

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by 318fins
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Colorado Belvedere Convertible progressing
Replies: 338
Views: 190863

Re: Colorado Belvedere Convertible progressing

Looking good! that aluminized pipe looks great under her bet she sounds sweet !
by 318fins
Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Thanks Steve I once had an Mg Gt It was a fun little car , I did a Summit universal Harness on a Nova I had and it was quite time consuming , but I agree the Plymouth hopefully will be more simple or at least more accessible. finalfloorsaug5003 (2).webp finalfloorsaug5006 (3).webp aug55002 (1).webp
by 318fins
Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: DICK'S 59 RED & WHITE SPORT FURY RESTORATION.
Replies: 215
Views: 119354

Re: DICK'S 59 RED & WHITE SPORT FURY RESTORATION.

Dick just great work your crafstmanship and paint work as well as attention to details are second to none, you covered a whole mess of stuff Ive yet to do to mine, windshield, lower quarters just countless things ill certainly go back and refer to it. Your 59 ' looks stunning your build is , very we...
by 318fins
Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Dick Koch's convertible
Replies: 408
Views: 259228

Re: Dick's convertible project

Great work Dick ,very proffessional work your doing there , shes going to be a beauty for sure great pics very well documented resto I love threads like this. I can see from your work youve done this many many times before ,very clean results.
by 318fins
Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Thanks John Q Ive learned alot from watching Johns 59vert project in fact thats the project that made me take the full plunge on a project of this magnitude, I too bought a universal type harness from Ebay a few months back ill install it after paint, it too has with the GM type column thing, but il...
by 318fins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Thanks John Q Its incredibly hot here I often wait till the sun starts going down to work on it,I cant wait to take that ugly primer off of it, Thanks John (Big M) Im Still learning from your 59' build! Thanks , Dick brand new 57' convert? Man that mustve' been something, I often wonder what It was ...
by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Out of sequece but earlier this year I bought a parts car, and dismantled it, all the window regulators were cleaned and treated and greased up I installed all the sideglass, so all these parts wouldnt be lying around and possibly getting lost, Ill very likely remove it again when im into the body/p...
by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

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by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

I skipped many steps,in the thread because my pics are scattered but engine ,transmission,front suspension and differential have all been fully rebuit,right now just need to finish welding up rear seat brace and outer rocker panel driverside then I can start the body paint work.
by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

same exact process for the driverside floors

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by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Next I ground down welds and applied aluminum filler over the welded areas as well as plastic filler

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This is a bit out of sequence as I've done this recently
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by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

Thanks John indeed its the toughest part about these cars ,the rust repair, John u what type of harness did you use on your 59'? I bought a universal type harness from jegs but dont know if I should move forward on it because of the plugs ect..
by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

I also had the top of the rockers made on a brake,then outer rockers were re-pops Picture1929 (8).webp Picture210 (1).webp once that side was done moved onto the trunk floor which proved to be the most difficult part of the car as the re-popfloor I bought was nothing more than a flat piece of metal,...
by 318fins
Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build
Replies: 28
Views: 31212

Re: 1958 Belvedere 2dr ht build

ive owned 4 57-58 hts prior to this one and they all became aborted projects they were too big too soon for me at the time,watching Big M Johns Rusty the 59 convert convinced me to take the full plunge and go all the way on one.He may have to change its name as his 59' is no longer Rusty. Picture (1...