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post #1 of 253 Old 10-11-2011, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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The Resto has begun

Hello all.
I have gone and done it.I said I would.
I have dropped the Z/28 off for the major Redo...

I have cut the first check and here are some pre tear down photos....

I normally don't share anything but the finished product, but you guys asked for the work in progress.. I will post it as it happens.......The end results,trust me , will be sweet...Parts are being ordered this week.
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post #2 of 253 Old 10-11-2011, 05:45 PM
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Congrats for taking the Plung, Look forward to seeing the Progress!!!!!


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I like the last pict reminds me of so cal...

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Thanks.it hurts to show the dirty pictures, but this is a progress and build thread....

I will redeem myself in the end with the final photos.

Then it is off to the Autocross,car shows, Power tours, and Hopefully COM in 2012...
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Guapo... It is near the water in the bay area in 1985....The two car pictures are from 1985, and the shop pictures are from today....More in the next few weeks....
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Love the pics, man! And say what ya want, but she looks pretty good even sittin up on that lift! Just needs a little degreaser. She looked good with the American Racing wheels, too. Those were my favorites back in those days. Wish I could find a set for our Torino GT.

I'm gonna be watchin this thread anxiously.

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Sweet!! Keepem coming man!!


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More info....I just talked to David Pozzi, of The Pozzi racing Family, about the set up on my car....very cool guy.

I was getting some autocross advice on setting up my car.

Very cool that he got back to me....

oxbill..I ran those american racing wheels on the original Radial T/a's......Nobody else had radials yet..All Biased ply.

Biased Ply tires ? I am so old...hahahaha. right there with rotary phones

Any thoughts on Wheels other than Rushforth's ? I love the black 18", but at 3 grand, it pays to look at other options.....Thanks

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post #9 of 253 Old 10-12-2011, 11:40 AM
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Hey Bucket, don't ever rule out Foose wheels. I've never bought them, nor have I priced them, but a lot of 1st and 2nd Gen people run Foose rims.

As for the pictures, it looks awesome. I look forward to seeing more work in progress, and if you ever have questions, don't hesitate to ask, or shoot me a PM. I know the headache of restoring an old car, but in the end, it's Priceless!!!
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Bucky,


The clouds of ZL-1's had me woosy, but I am committed to seeing this through.

I am sure there will be more questions soon.

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