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Offline GoodysGotaCuda

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1500 on: September 04, 2010 - 06:24:24 pm »
put about 100 miles on it today, went to a dallas mopar show. Felt good to let it stretch out a little, the car is just an attention junkie though. Lost count of the "nods", "thumbs up", "waves", etc throughout the ride. Whenever I go get the car off the road, I'll surely have to be patient in getting it back together!
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1501 on: September 04, 2010 - 11:14:56 pm »
I just installed a new rear bumper that I bought two years ago (the original has seen better days), and while I still had some energy left I installed the rear sway bar that I bought from Addco way back in 1992 (I finally got tired of kicking it around my garage and I recently found the box of hardware that went with it). When installing the rear sway bar the instructions called for drilling two holes in each frame rail, and I thought I would have a hell of a time drilling through the metal but it cut like butter! They must have used extremely mild steel on those frame rails back in the day...

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1502 on: September 04, 2010 - 11:25:27 pm »
Double taped the body line on the right fender. Then skin coat up to it. Pulled it and then skin coated down to it. Sanded it and this time I think I got it right. Hooray!

It's a really hard area to get the contour right because its right at the fender lip.
A busy area, body line wise.

Can't wait for the Fall cool down to begin. Looks like next week it begins here.
Mike, Fremont, CA.


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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1503 on: September 05, 2010 - 12:41:36 am »
I looked at pictures of mine. 3 months and counting, and I am still to touch it!

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1504 on: September 05, 2010 - 09:55:24 pm »
Went to a show today, first time at a judged show. Came home with with 1st place muscle. It was a combination tuner\muscle show and my son and I were able to attend together for the first time.

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1505 on: September 05, 2010 - 10:56:48 pm »
Nice car congrats on the car show! When I saw the " hood ornaments" holding the Timmies I said HEY that guy must be Canadian! Then saw the North Bay sign! :2thumbs:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1506 on: September 06, 2010 - 09:04:52 pm »
I got a lot done on mine today!  :jumping:

Rebuilt both front windows, new nylon bushings and lubed the regulators and tracks....what a big job  :faint: but it feels good to have them done, and they roll up much better and fit perfect.

I also put the 70 Cuda tail panel trim on as well as my new drivers side rear veiw mirror.

Oh and I scraped the $hit out of my arms reaching in to the door frames to get the winows in and out.  :hyper:



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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1507 on: September 07, 2010 - 12:23:34 pm »
Went to a show today, first time at a judged show. Came home with with 1st place muscle. It was a combination tuner\muscle show and my son and I were able to attend together for the first time.

 :thumbsup: CONGRATS on your 1st place and nice chally.quick question as i have asked on this board before about crome hood inserts,which i noticed you have on your car.my 71 chally also has them.i have been told here that the factory didn't make them crome.mine are cast crome and i have yet to take them off for casting no's.your car is the only other one with crome inserts that i have yet to see anywhere else.are yours factory or aftermarket?Any cast no's on yours?

any info would be awesome
thanks,dave

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1508 on: September 12, 2010 - 07:20:57 pm »
Just picked this up today from a long dry storage 1970 340/727 :woohoo:Removed from a 70 340 Challenger :cooldancing:

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1509 on: September 12, 2010 - 08:49:07 pm »
Went to look at a possible new home for the Challenger today. House has the normal 2 bays in the front, but around back under the in-law suite there's another garage with enough room to hold 8 cars!

Other than that, I did some cleaning of the garage space around the 71 R/T and finished off the passenger side suspension on the Polara. Hopefully I can get the drivers side done tomorrow.
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1510 on: September 12, 2010 - 10:08:57 pm »
Just picked this up today from a long dry storage 1970 340/727 :woohoo:Removed from a 70 340 Challenger :cooldancing:

What happened to the Challenger? Was it still a good condition car? Original to car?
If it was, that owner made a bad decision IMO.
Mike, Fremont, CA.


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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1511 on: September 13, 2010 - 03:07:53 am »
I didn't actually get to do anything with my car this weekend except to go visit it - at the shop where the final stages of restoration are happening. I'm quite excited as it is coming along very nicely and should be ready in time for me to drive it some this season before it has to be put away for the winter.

Here's one picture attached and a link to more if you're interested in checking it out.

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1512 on: September 13, 2010 - 04:10:35 am »
What happened to the Challenger? Was it still a good condition car? Original to car?
If it was, that owner made a bad decision IMO.
Don't know,it was pulled 20 years ago.Heres the vin # if you would like to try and locate it?Be quick about it though because I am gonna be dropping it in my 71 Cuda in the next couple of weeks.

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1513 on: September 13, 2010 - 08:58:27 pm »
New one to me.  :thumbsup:

 The car one VIN after it was a 440 R/T.

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1514 on: September 14, 2010 - 02:58:07 am »
This weekend if it's nice I plan on cleaning thee ol aar and then firing her up and going to eat and chew up some ford or chevy lovers mopar or nocar
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