HIN Chicago
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The interior of the uni-body was completely stripped by hand using hand scarper, and drill w/ wire brush attachment. I found some rust, hack-repairs, and 2 pennies
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Went full OCD and masked off before applying the seam sealer
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Applied 3M seam sealer to all floor pan seams
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Full interior of uni-body with 2 coats of POR-15. Herculiner was later applied for sound deadening and protective purposes
Full interior of uni-body with 2 coats of POR-15. Herculiner was later applied for sound deadening and protective purposes
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37 year old seat foam vs. new foam. There was a shopping bag around the headrest portion and a few random hack foam fixes, along with a bunch of horsehair and it smelled like Goodwill
completed interior
completed interior
drove for 2 weeks like this till my fenders came back from paint
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dropped rear end
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Shot of the underbody after the fuel tank was removed. Overall, pretty good condition with only mild surface rust
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after hours of body work fuel tank
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R200 diff when received. A hot mess.....rusted, bad seals, bad u-joints, bad bearings, ripped boots, but the gears were good
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R200 diff rebuilt after hours of work. Blasted and repainted, powder coated rear cover, new studs, new hardware, new breather, new u joints, new boots, new bearings, and new gaskets
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Billet aluminum rear diff mount and control arm rear mounts, along with 4130 tubular rear control arms
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Billet aluminum rear diff mount and control arm rear mounts, along with 4130 tubular rear control arms
rebuilt rears
engine, in
Stripped and jet-hot coated 6-1 header
Personally made and designed fuel rail for triple-carb set-up. Later to be chrome plated
Fuel rail shown mounted to manifold studs. With personally/ custom made braided fuel lines and Aeroquip fittings to clear throttle linkage
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Oct. 09 issue of Super Street
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