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Offline Gunner

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #30 on: October 03, 2010, 02:10:26 PM »
As little as humanly possible. If there is a hole in that car that wasn't put there by Pontiac I want it filled with STEEL.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #31 on: October 03, 2010, 03:17:26 PM »
make sure you specify that, you may end up with something looking like an armoured car from WWII lol.
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #32 on: October 03, 2010, 03:26:36 PM »
Acutally I was VERY specific when I told him that, and I told him MORE than once. I made myself CRYSTAL clear on THAT point.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #33 on: October 03, 2010, 04:11:54 PM »
in the end your going to get some kind of filler. but the most important thing, they should be patching the metal correctly trying to align seams as much as possible and also mending the metal to where minimal filler is needed.
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #34 on: October 03, 2010, 04:35:06 PM »
Shows you what I know about body work. I just assumed you welded new metal in then ground it down so it matched what was removed............either by man or mother nature.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #35 on: October 13, 2010, 11:55:15 AM »
Ive found some one that can help with the mechanical side, he may even be able to make it go a bit quicker too !

Power is nothing without Control.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #36 on: October 13, 2010, 12:00:31 PM »
Ive found some one that can help with the mechanical side, he may even be able to make it go a bit quicker too !



THERE's the man that can tell me where the flux capacitor and the warp induction coils go! ;D

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #37 on: October 13, 2010, 12:03:21 PM »
But you wouldnt want this GUY !



Last daft one mate, i promise.
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #38 on: October 13, 2010, 12:13:02 PM »
Any updates Gunner?
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #39 on: October 13, 2010, 12:33:10 PM »
Any updates Gunner?

It's getting weirder by the minute. Will post when I can

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #40 on: October 13, 2010, 12:54:23 PM »
Any updates Gunner?

It's getting weirder by the minute. Will post when I can

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please don't tell me your dealing with the same body shop as Cya!
Were going to have to get both of you Guys together and do a rebuild at the same time lol
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #41 on: October 13, 2010, 02:58:54 PM »
Any updates Gunner?

It's getting weirder by the minute. Will post when I can

Gunner


please don't tell me your dealing with the same body shop as Cya!
Were going to have to get both of you Guys together and do a rebuild at the same time lol

NONONO! Don't have any pics as of right now as the car is being sandblasted. Should be back next week.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #42 on: October 13, 2010, 03:43:07 PM »
oh man. I hope it is actually a 79 trans am and not a camaro shell.lol hope it goes well for you
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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #43 on: October 13, 2010, 04:13:23 PM »
No I ran the VIN. It's a 79 TA that was built in Van Nuys.

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Re: Well I just pulled the trigger. The rebuild begins
« Reply #44 on: October 13, 2010, 09:31:47 PM »
wow
thats some of those optional  ventilation holes you can get
Good luck Gunner and i hope it doesn't surprise the ol wallet too much either ;D