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teaser pic for my coupe
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I know I did not want to post any pics of my car until it was completely the way I wanted it but I took it to my dads house becasue he has a lift in his garage and needed to do some undercarriage things but I also have a base coat of paint that i did myself. It's not the final product but just figured i'd post this up to see what you guys think of color choice.

p.s. Im not the greatest body man but i'm building this car on a budget and my end goal is to have a half decent driver that's not afraid to see a little rain here and there. so with that in mind let me here it!

   
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#2
still looks good

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97 F150: wrecked, 96 Dodge 4x4: blown motor / donated to the base
88 Suburban 4x4 355 cid 8 inch lift: sold, 95 Celica 5 speed : sold
68 F750 391 cid : sold,  96 F350 7.3 diesel dually : sold
86 Chevy 1500 305 cid c1500: sold, 73 Mustang mach 1 466 cid 5 speed : under construction
89 F350 4x4 cummins swap : sold, 64 Dodge d600: gone
00 Excursion: traded, 72 Mustang mach 1 302: scrapped
73 Mustang coupe: scrapped, 73 ranchero gt
06 Honda crf 450x : sold, 04 Honda vtx 1800
88 Bronco xlt lariat: sold, 76 Charger: traded
95 F350 4x4: sold , 91 Crown Victoria 302: sold
02 Dakota: traded, 96 f250 powerstroke: parts truck
87 f700, 98 e350 powerstroke: sold
03 land rover: traded, 95 f350 dually: part out
95 f350 dually: traded, 94 f150 4x4: traded
97 f250: sold, 76 Maverick 302: sold
91 240sx rb25: sold, 86 firebird: sold
86 Trans Am: sold, 88 westernstar: sold
89 dodge d350: sold, 2000 Dakota 4x4: sold  
84 f350 3+3: sold, 90 bronco: partout
67 catalina, 64 chevy c60
64 jeep j200, 74 corvette stingray
79 Lincoln mark V, 2013 f350: goldilocks
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#3
car looks good man. As long as you happy with your work and the amount that you saving thats all that matters. Keep up the work there will come a day that you will no longer have anything to do to it..
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#4
I like the color
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#5
Coming right along. Thanks for the "tease".

Doc

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Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
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#6
Nice progress!

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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#7
looking good.

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Iyman
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#8
Thanks for the input guys, know its not a show car/concourse resto but maybe one day it could be. For now I am tacking the major mechanical and what little rusty areas are. My goal is to have a weekend cruiser an reliable driver. I'd love to get around to the go fast bits but as much fun as i am having just being able to drive the car whenever i want and the work it's taken to get that far is good enough for now... Can't wait to show ya'll the whole thing, I'm hoping up for a surprise.

@Mr.Cleveland - Yes I am happy with how its coming along, sure it could be a bit nicer but in the end i look at my reciepts and tally up my total investment in this car and realise i spend more on my truck payment in 6 months than i have completly invested into this project Smile
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