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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #125 on: November 07, 2016, 08:19:50 PM »
Nearly all of the body shell now complete apart from some minor dents to LH rocker panel...

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #126 on: November 07, 2016, 08:51:21 PM »
Looking good

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #127 on: November 08, 2016, 06:46:26 PM »
Thank Mwizz, pretty stoked to see the project reach this stage, hanging panels still need some work and epoxy.


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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #128 on: November 12, 2016, 12:09:07 AM »
The dents to the LH rocker panel are now pulled out, lead-wiped & filed.

The LH door original skin has been taken off but seems there is a fair bit of surface rust inside so i'll get this blasted possibly tomorrow before the new skin goes on...

I've also been putting together the new headlight buckets tonight to check for quality and fitment...I've used the NOS headlight surround on the RH side because the repo one was a shocking fit within the bucket.

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #129 on: November 12, 2016, 02:33:50 PM »
got the new floor, inside of rear quarters, rockers, and ceiling in epoxy today, starting to look like a nice clean slate!

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #130 on: November 12, 2016, 02:34:33 PM »
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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #131 on: December 08, 2016, 12:58:27 PM »
Front pillars have been re-wiped with lead.

New LH door skin is done and the few rust holes to bottom of the door have been patched...

The inner door shell will need to be media blasted again as the epoxy did not stick...good thing only one panel has been blasted by that mob...


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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #132 on: December 08, 2016, 12:59:22 PM »
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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #133 on: December 08, 2016, 07:49:27 PM »
Getting really close now, were the door skins welded on or did you use an epoxy glue?

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #134 on: December 09, 2016, 05:25:15 PM »
That's coming along well now and in seeing some old school remedies in there will make it a nice resto..

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #135 on: December 23, 2016, 08:43:47 PM »
Door skin was plug-welded and has bronze welds to corners...


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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #136 on: December 26, 2016, 02:42:19 PM »
Metal work all done. Now to save up for paint........

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #137 on: December 26, 2016, 04:22:38 PM »
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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #138 on: December 26, 2016, 09:58:30 PM »
It looks cool just sitting there like that

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #139 on: December 27, 2016, 08:59:31 PM »
If you can get the engine bay painted then you can at least do all of the front suspension and even get the engine and tranny in.

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #140 on: January 02, 2017, 03:59:33 PM »
I've got the engine bay paint so that will definitely be my next step. I'll leave the exterior paint to a pro !

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #141 on: December 09, 2020, 01:31:35 AM »
URGENTLY need a 65 4 speed toploader original prefer rebuilt and prefer code HEH-BT C5AR-7006D but will consider a rebuildable toploader -donít mind where in Australia it is located please PM with any leads! Need ASAP to complete the restoration!

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Re: 65 Fastback A code Nut & bolt resto
« Reply #142 on: December 09, 2020, 12:29:08 PM »
PM sent, but don't get your hopes up.