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Old 01-31-2012, 07:10 PM   #61
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James, The guy with the hose sticking out of his head in the pic above is there to guide me. T
You are in BIG TROUBLE with Mauldin leading the way for you! LOL!!! You guys are doing a GREAT job my friend! That is a really cool project!
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Old 02-01-2012, 09:15 PM   #62
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Rolled the red car off the trailer today. Removed the A/C condensor, radiator, rear bumper cover, etc. T
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Built some parts benches, and then removed front fenders, hatch, rear bumper, carpeting, etc. Almost ready to unbolt the unibodies of both cars. 77Tony
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Stripper fun. Main body is in great shape, no bondo or damage. Appears this 80 was painted at least 3-4 times. Red, brown, white, and the original color was light blue. Dr side front fender was filled with bondo, and so was the rear bumper cover. Will be using the rear bumper cover, hatch, and doors off the 79. Need to find a dr side fender with no previous damage. 77Tony
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OMG!!! That is SOOOO NASTY LOOKING! Man, it works like a charm though doesn't it?! WOW! Now that is how you strip a car!
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Tony – Looking good. You could go for the deloreon look and not paint it—like the 83 at the Porsche museum.
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i read the entire thread and you guys are doing great work! that 79 will live yet again thanks to your guys hard work! a job well done! will be following the thread for more updates!!
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Amazing Thread!! Its so cool to see all the work you're doing and imagining what this car will look like when finished. Beautiful!!
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Tony – Looking good. You could go for the deloreon look and not paint it—like the 83 at the Porsche museum.
Bruce, Will need to choose a color soon. Tambra & I do have it narrowed down to 2 color choices. Tom in Austin, RU out there ? T

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Tony, what color choices do you have in mind??
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What ever color you chose it is going to be beautiful.

79's are so much fun to drive. I have found a new appreciation for my OB. I am not saying it is better than the 85 just different in a cool way. It feels lighter, more nimble I quess.

You all have some mad skills and I hope to see this car one day in person!
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I would have so much fun taking that low mile car apart, hell, I'd have a blast doing what you guys are doing. Keep the updates coming.
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Tom was at 2nd Saturday today! Didn't notice if he was in the GTS, but he was there for lunch!
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[quote=mazdaverx7;9268270]Tony, what color choices do you have in mind??[/quote

These are in the running. T
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Go with the one on the left cause I like the darker one on the right.
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