1973 Camaro Restoration/Build- Bein Bad

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by 7/3-SplitRS, May 5, 2017.

  1. 7/3-SplitRS

    7/3-SplitRS Veteran Member

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    It was my first time, needless to say I had a great time! Will definitely have to go back.

    It may seem small, but today was a milestone for me. This thing is rolling! 20181105_140934.jpg 20181105_140528.jpg 20181105_140521.jpg 20181105_140457.jpg
     
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  2. Jas0n

    Jas0n Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Congratulation on milestone reaching! That is not small: I'm wondering when I reaching that out.... also thanks for posting from SEMA for me that I can't go there is worth like gold
     
  3. 7/3-SplitRS

    7/3-SplitRS Veteran Member

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    No problems. It was an awesome trip and a great show, hopefully I will make it back!

    Spent yesterday and will continue today clearing garage for the winter, getting the snowmobile dug out. Have the cars area pretty well cleared out. Going to be putting up a plastic wall on sliders so I can keep the metal work and dust out of the main side this winter.
     
  4. thesalboy

    thesalboy Veteran Member

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    HA! I did the same thing. Nice build!
     
  5. 7/3-SplitRS

    7/3-SplitRS Veteran Member

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    Yeah, it is difficult to keep track of all these parts. I always said I would have it neat and organized. Just not enough room to be that way. Struggle to keep stuff together. Lol.
     
  6. 7/3-SplitRS

    7/3-SplitRS Veteran Member

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    I think I need a project board... Kind of feel like I dont really know what to do next. I could
    1. Put the passenger door back on.
    2. Still need to find another drivers door and fender.
    3. Wanting to do a roll cage
    4. Sanding and priming front end sheetmetal.
    5. Replacing bad sheetmetal.
    6. List of components that need to be cleaned sanded and primed.

    Guess I am just not sure where to start lol. It all needs to be done.
     
  7. dave@ztech

    dave@ztech Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I saw a solution for the oblong holes in the lower control arm , go to Lab-14 site, he has a kit that will fix that problem , I ordered it , for the install of the DSE arms I am putting on, seeing as how, I have to move up to the 9/16 bolt for the lower arms,
     
  8. mrfleet12

    mrfleet12 Veteran Member

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    7/3-SplitRS, looking at the progress, you're moving along really well, think you'll have it on the road next summer? Lot's of work to be done for sure..
     
  9. simso

    simso Veteran Member

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    whilst it’s had a few injuries over the years, the body was actually pretty good rust wise,nice project

    Steve
     
  10. 92RS305

    92RS305 New Member

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    It all looks good. I was doing a similar project on a 70 Cutlass, before it got stolen. People don't realize all the work in restoring a car, but working on it and having it come out looking good is a nice feeling.
     

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