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post #1 of 7 Old August 9th, 2019, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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1966 Coupe Restomod

I’ll post pictures of it later today. This was my grandfathers car that has sat for the past 2.5 years until a few weeks ago when my dad finally got it.

Plans right now are new drivetrain, fix the rust issues, shelby hood scoop, fender flares, new suspension/brakes, new wheels, finish the interior, and paint.
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Heres the unfinished interior. I was told my grandfather cut the carpet because he believed the cowl was still leaking.





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Now on to the rust problems. The passenger side quarter is similar to the drivers side on the bottom but you can't tell because of the bondo they used to cover it up.








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Got in the metal gt350 hood scoop today. Looking forward to welding it in place and seeing how it looks then.


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Looks like a good solid car!
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Looks like a good solid car!
I found more rust by the taillight panel but overall not too bad. My grandfather already patched the floors so I don’t have to worry about that.
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Went to a local car show and snagged a couple trash fenders last weekend. Testing out one idea for our fender flares but I think we will end up ordering a set of flares and making them fit. This flare was ~1" wider than stock, used the level to show the difference.



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Removed the hood letters, fender emblems, and rocker panel trim today. Plan on welding up all of the holes on Thursday while I'm off work. Fender flares were also ordered so hope to get started on that next week.





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Also while working on the rear valence last week I found some more rust that I wasn't aware of. But thankfully I already have patches for the quarters, just need to order or make the patch for under the tail light panel.



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Got the front end taken apart and started preparing to weld up all of the trim and emblem holes. Found the whole front section of the hood had bondo but I'm guessing it was for a couple small flat spots I found.





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