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i dropped the headers and NOS hood hinges off at the ceramic coaters should be a week to 10 days (i can't wait!) till they are done. stay tuned... pics to follow then Thumbs Up
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i decided to box my lower rear control arms; one done...
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74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
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79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
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back in and bolted up. one more to go...
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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other side boxed, pressing bushings back in.
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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bushings back in




Edited by californiajohnny - 15-December-2014 at 6:01PM
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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putting the arm back in. both sides done. time: about 1 1/2 hrs total,cost: a few dollars for welding wire and argon gas (metal was stuff that i had- i save all useable pieces of metal, just for projects like this!)
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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got my new stainless mufflers today! i decided i might as well just do all of the new exhaust system now (when i get the headers back) switching from 2" to 2 1/2" it should flow a lot better, and sound totally awesome Wink
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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brief holiday update: i've been working on my stepbrother's f150 - bed is coming along good (custom body work and paint) replaced the drivers door match paint and graphics (simple enough, right?) got paint custom matched at the paint shop, one color matches perfect, the other color, not even close!!! so i got ahold of the guy that originally painted the truck about 15 years ago, he told me that the purple paint was something custom that he mixed, when he worked at a body shop. step brother claims he has some of that actual paint left (we looked a couple of weeks ago, no luck finding it) option #1 find the actual paint, or option #2 repaint the entire bottom of the whole truck!!! step brother is in alaska for xmas, called him, he says go look in his garage again (it's a mess just like mine Wacko ) after about only an hour, i found a quart and a half of that paint StarBeer now all i have to do is find out what reducer i need for that paint. oh, and during all this, one of the light ballast in the paint booth decided to crap out, trip to home depot 20 miles north (they are out of that one) home depot 25 miles south (they are out as well) Angry so today i check one of the local hardware stores, i find the one down on the bottom shelf (they didn't think they had one) StarBeer (who's the man?)!!! my step brother thinks he is going to be helping on the torino, with disassembly and removing the body, etc. well after all of this (on his truck) i think i'll have him doing some block sanding primer, in addition to just helping! (he just don't know it yet LOL) here's a couple of pics as to the extent of what is involved
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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new bed so far...




Edited by californiajohnny - 15-December-2014 at 6:02PM
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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old door...




Edited by californiajohnny - 15-December-2014 at 6:03PM
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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new door so far...




Edited by californiajohnny - 15-December-2014 at 6:04PM
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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i got some woodgrain vinyl (high gloss) today, so i decided to rewoodgrain my dash bezel 
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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picked up (3) 2 1/2" 10' exhaust tubing saturday, got my 3"  polished stainless exhaust tips today, now all i need is my headers back from the ceramic coaters, then i can start bending and welding up my new exhaust system. so in the mean time i decided to woodgrain the right side dash panel, what a P. I. T. A.  that piece is to get off of the car!!! Angry but the end result came out great!




Edited by californiajohnny - 11-April-2015 at 7:26AM
JOHN
74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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That looks phenomenal!
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THANKS!
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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BTW, the truck is lookin great, keep us updated.
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yeah, i got the right purple on it saturday and cleared and cut and buffed sunday night, looks like a million bucks, i'm off work tomorrow, so i plan to match and pinstripe the door, then i can sand and paint the bed, next, then get the truck back to one piece, so he can take it home and i'll have more room in my shop to start disassemble the torino Wink
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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new years (15 minutes to go) sneek in a little work on the torino, woodgrained  scanner bezel to match the dash
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74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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installed (in the console)




Edited by californiajohnny - 15-December-2014 at 6:05PM
JOHN
74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 CORVETTE COUPE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
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