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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2013, 05:17:40 AM »
Well, Karman has decided to return the car to its green 1970 livery and still have it appear at the Monterey Historics
this year. We'll try and keep you up to date with photos of the progress between now and then. Stay tuned!



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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2013, 11:41:20 AM »
We started the project right after the Mitty.  There is a lot of work to do on both the body and motor I'm hoping to have most of it done. 

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2013, 05:39:07 AM »
Progress photos from this week  Thanks for sharing these with us Karman.






































The original cowl plenum air cleaner lid is riveted in and part of the fabricated air cleaner assembly.





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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #18 on: June 01, 2013, 08:39:32 PM »
Is this car being restored at Cobra Automotive?

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« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2013, 11:54:37 AM »
Yes the car is being done at Cobra Automotive. Curt and his team have done an excellent job in assisting me with the car. They are familar with the HTA and the groups expectations. And have devoted the necessary resources to assure the car is completed by August. They have been flying on the progress.

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2013, 06:40:41 PM »
I visited Cobra Auto two years ago on the way up to the vintage race at Lime Rock. Stopped there and got the 50 tour. A lot going on there.

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2013, 12:42:43 PM »
Yes they have done a great job sorting the car for the events we have run. Especially after it was sitting for so long
 I have been pleased with their program.

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2013, 05:00:08 AM »
More pictures from Curt Vogt and his crew at Cobra Automotive showing further work being done this past week on Karman's car.



























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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2013, 02:59:31 PM »
Karman,
I'm curious about the rear fender flares. Were they steel, fiberglass, or a combination? They looked to have stayed in pretty good shape.

Your car is coming along at a good pace, and the work looks excellent. I'm anxious to meet you and see the "green" car in Monterey!
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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2013, 11:30:10 PM »
Hi Bob Thank you I am not sure what they were constructed of. I will ask the shop.
They are clipping along for sure.  I've been pleased so far.. Good communication from Curt and his team and great sharing of info to assist them from Jon and others Here.  I have come in contact with several people through this site and look forward to meeting you and the others as well.

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #25 on: June 06, 2013, 02:55:26 PM »
Hey Bob, the fender flares were all steel. FYI
Thanks

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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2013, 03:10:19 PM »
Wow! Someone was quite the metal crafter in the day. There are not many around capable of doing that sort of work.

Thanks for the followup.
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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #27 on: June 17, 2013, 05:02:41 AM »
Latest update, things have moved along to the primer stage.











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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #28 on: June 21, 2013, 05:00:35 AM »
More update photos from Karman this week. Lots of progress being made!
































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Re: John Ware Trans-Am Camaro
« Reply #29 on: June 22, 2013, 01:38:02 AM »
What was the hole for next to the outside door handle?