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Old 09-01-2016, 09:04 PM
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Old 09-02-2016, 08:36 PM
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Here's a better picture of the actual color...the previous one under the fluorescent lights made it look like French Vanilla ice cream, whereas, it's actually much lighter than that. The color is called Plantation White.

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Love that 930 hip!


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Old 09-17-2016, 07:11 PM
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Love the fact that you stayed with the original Plantation White. Such a great unique color. The finished product will no doubt be wonderful based on everything seen so far.
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Man o man, that is going to be a sweet ride. I am all kinds of jealous.! LOVE the color both inside and out... drop dead gorgeous. You made the world a better place

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Old 09-30-2016, 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Jherriott View Post
Man o man, that is going to be a sweet ride. I am all kinds of jealous.! LOVE the color both inside and out... drop dead gorgeous. You made the world a better place

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Thanks...I couldn't be more pleased with the results so far. I'm 28 months into the restoration and chomping at the bit to get it finished.
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Old 10-01-2016, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by greens View Post
Love the fact that you stayed with the original Plantation White. Such a great unique color. The finished product will no doubt be wonderful based on everything seen so far.
Thanks...yes, I'm glad I listened to reason and stayed with the original PTS. It was hard to envision how sweet it was going to finally look when I first got it. The original paint was so dull and washed out from years in the sun that it was hard to imagine how nice it would look re-painted. It's why I had it taken down to bare metal. The new paint has certainly exceeded my expectations, that's for sure.
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Old 10-01-2016, 12:08 AM
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I plan to start posting pics as it's reassembled...here are a couple of the reflector and tail lights going in.




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Old 10-01-2016, 12:14 AM
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And, one of the new dash...not fitted just yet, but shows what a nice job Autos International did on the refinish.
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Good time to read the production number under the radio opening.
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WOW! What a car!!!
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Amazing! I just picked up 78 turbo. I was thinking about keeping it as it is but your thread makes me want to restore it.
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That car looks remarkable. Sweet color combo and looks to be top notch work all around.

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How about some updated photos. Been following the build. Nice job!
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Hey Guys, a few updated photos of the restoration. Should be completed by April 2017. Thanks for following.












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