1970 Z28 - Freedom Express - Take Two!

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  1. Done Yet?

    Done Yet? Veteran Member

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    Congrats on getting your car back to the ground on its own feet. That sure is a good feeling :happy: When mine hit the ground for the first time it sure seemed small and low to the ground after seeing it everyday up on stands for 17 months. Looking good and before you know it you will be posting about it moving under its own power. Keep up the good work. Rob :bowtie:
     
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    Very nice I see you got it on all 4
     
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    A lot of work! but how is great the satisfaction? Congrats!!
     
  4. FlaJunkie

    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Update 29 Jun 2011

    Did a few good things today...

    Do you know what this means?

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    Yup! Gas tank is IN! :D

    Of course the ground was too short...

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    I used the rubber insulator kit under the straps...

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    Put the rear sway bar back in and attached the emergency brake lines.
    The rear underside is 99% done! :D

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    WOW!! Just looked threw you thread and WOW! Is all I can say!! WOW!! And thanks again with the help on the seat tracks.

    I like my dash cover. I had to do something as my dash is a mess. It's nice because you can put something on the dash and it doesn't slide around.I can't set on a wallet no more so I put it up there so I don't walk of with out it. Also cell phone!

    White and black is one of my favorite color combos for the 70-73's!!
     
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    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks!

    I would be working on it today...carpet and seats, but I have to get the house ready for a German visitor! :D

    My dash is not that bad, but I like the pad idea. I have one, as you saw. I wonder if there is a discrete way to hide the mounting strips so it can be used as required? :confused:

    Interestingly, everyone who has looked at the dash up close don't even notice the warp! They comment on how nice it looks! :D


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  7. masparks

    masparks Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I put the velcro strips on the back side of the cover around an INCH from the front. And the back egde of the pad not on the metal. And a piece at both apillers.

    I got mine from a member here covergirl a.k.a. Princess
    Ebay seller racinfastnow
     
  8. FlaJunkie

    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Still with visiting Julian. Start work again this weekend!
     
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    Update 9 July 2011

    Finally back to work after my "guest" left! :D

    Today was a seat track day, and a window weatherstrip molding day.

    I've done the two easy seat tracks; the adjustable ones are next...

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    Uh-oh...these tracks have some kind of plastic bushing in them, and
    one is broken. The other half is nowhere to be found. The other one doesn't
    even have a piece of the missing one. I need two replacements.

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    So this is what it looks like...

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    Missing one...

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    Blasted and ready to paint with ZeroRust...

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    Here are some dirty and cleaned bearings. Also note the plastic bushing.

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    This is what the bushings are supposed to look like on the track rail...

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    More to do....
     
  10. Double R Restorations

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    very nice attention to detail.
     

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