My Rusty 81 Berlinetta

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  1. Quazit

    Quazit Veteran Member

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    I used Rustoleum Semi Gloss black on mine.

    You need to place the windshield in to see if you can see the repair on the bottom corner. When I first did the repair it was going to be visible, so I put the windshield back in, cleaned the repair better until you couldnt see it with the windshield back in. That's what I did, until I was satisfied that it wouldn't be readily visible if you walked up and looked at the dash..
     
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    All fixed up, painted and glass is in. I wound up using SEM Trim Black for the dash. Came out very nice, IMO. Glass was a pain, but it's in and sealed. Just have to clean up the edges with a razor blade.
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    Outstanding!
     
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    Thanks!
    Hoping to have the front sheet metal on by this weekend. Still need to get the driveshaft shortened, new rear tires, and debating on replacing the door glass. I’m sure other things will pop up here and there.
     
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    Fantastic work. You should be proud as hell.
     
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    Progressing quite nicely. Should have the hood and front bumper finished up before the weekend, then on to interior.

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    damn Ratty thats looking goood ^5
     
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    Looks pretty awesome from here!!
     
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    Definitely looks better in pics, can’t see all the dirt nibs and wonky door/fender gaps!!!
     
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    Body is done. Now starting on interior and redoing the hand e-brake set up that was in the car when I bought it. It was originally on the passenger side of the console and stuck up at a weird angle. I'm moving it to the driver side down low next to the seat. I have to swap the cables side to side, redo the routing, etc. Trying to get the driveshaft finished up this week, too.
    Scored some NOS chrome headlight bezels on CL and will be getting repop park light bezels from NPD. Still debating on replacing door glass. Might just wait till next spring/summer to replace.
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