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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #75 on: August 17, 2018, 05:25:30 PM »
IH OD  ready to go.





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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #76 on: August 17, 2018, 05:27:58 PM »
Little diversion from my assignments, but also trying to get my Dad's 53 Bel Air convertible back on the road.  :)




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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #77 on: August 17, 2018, 06:21:06 PM »
Great progress Keep posting.

Hint, I have a set of those headers on the way.

JIM
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69 Pace Car L48 Th-350 LOS
68 Z28 M21 LOS

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2018, 06:26:15 PM »
Just a tip -  you can resize pictures (smaller) before posting, so they are easier to see without scrolling across and down the page.  I use Paint myself.

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #79 on: August 17, 2018, 06:34:17 PM »
Just a tip -  you can resize pictures (smaller) before posting, so they are easier to see without scrolling across and down the page.  I use Paint myself.

Oops.  I didn't realize those last to were so huge.  Thanks.

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #80 on: January 05, 2022, 07:39:02 PM »
Saw your Progress posted at Y.net

Way to GO!

JIM
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69 Pace Car L48 Th-350 LOS
68 Z28 M21 LOS

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #81 on: January 05, 2022, 08:29:51 PM »
very impressive.

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #82 on: January 06, 2022, 04:25:52 AM »
Saw your Progress posted at Y.net

Way to GO!

JIM

How 'bout a link, please ?

Garth

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #83 on: January 06, 2022, 05:29:27 AM »
Jim
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69 Pace Car L48 Th-350 LOS
68 Z28 M21 LOS

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #84 on: January 06, 2022, 06:24:53 AM »
Thank you Sir...I browse around a little over there, but never the lounge! lol The car sure has come a long way in the last few years... looks and sounds awesome!👍

Garth

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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #85 on: January 10, 2022, 07:12:12 PM »
Hey guy.  I'll do a quick update here.  And thanks for the comments.  That helps keep me motivated on a long project. ;)

So my want ad for info provided a substantial pay off.  I have since met the family of the original owner, spent alot of time with the second owner who bought the Z in May of 1969, and the third owner who raced it in the mid 70s.  Have tons of cool stories and info I'll be putting together, and they all claim to have baby pictures coming my way, but none have come thru yet.

The work at the body shop stalled out, (same old story) so I collected the car and all the parts and restarted the effort on my own.  The new rear frame rails were also put too close together at the front spring perches so we re-did all the floors again and got all the dimensions correct.  Here is where we sit now.   Restoring and mocking up all the major components and now starting on body gaps.  Then back apart for body and paint.


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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #86 on: January 10, 2022, 07:14:28 PM »
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« Reply #87 on: January 10, 2022, 07:15:30 PM »
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Re: 1968 RS Forensics
« Reply #89 on: January 10, 2022, 07:18:12 PM »
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