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      Did a couple more things. Got the dash and...

      Did a couple more things.

      Got the dash and guage cluster in and hooked up. Some stuff works.
      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/27/cfaac9c0dd315fb9c52154423b7be423.jpg...
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      Daily updates this week. Today I changed the...

      Daily updates this week.
      Today I changed the lower steering column bearing. Went not to bad accept when I was putting it back together I compressed the colum took a minute to figure why nothing...
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      Last night and today I cleaned the grill pieces....

      Last night and today I cleaned the grill pieces. Took the grill apart and painted the edges. Installed the grill, headlights and trim. Put the front and rear wiper mechanism in. The not fun part was...
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      So I decided to look at the rear brakes. The...

      So I decided to look at the rear brakes. The passenger side rear was locking on gravel. The reason why is that the wheel cylinder was leaking and all the brake material was in the bottom of the...
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      Things done recently, All the glass is in...

      Things done recently,
      All the glass is in
      Stripes are on
      New camber bolts installed
      Fender flares, trim piece between tail lights and rear bumper are on.
      ...
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      I'm on nights this week but can't stay away from...

      I'm on nights this week but can't stay away from the car. Spent a few hours the last two afternoons tracking down parts and putting things on the car. Glued and stretched the headliner around the...
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      Painted

      The car has been painted.:D

      I didn't end up doing it myself but had a friend do it. The shine is amazing but during the clear coating he ran into water issues so will have to fix that some...
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      Primed, sanded at 400 grit, scotch bright and...

      Primed, sanded at 400 grit, scotch bright and ready for paint.:)

      http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g465/TyeGTI/20150701_122930.jpg...
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      Another day of progress. Blocked the car at...

      Another day of progress.

      Blocked the car at 280 grit sandpaper, fixed some more highs and lows. Masked off and sprayed rock guard on the car. It started to rain but would of liked to sprayed the...
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      I installed the fenders, blocked the hole car at...

      I installed the fenders, blocked the hole car at 180 grit sandpaper. I fixed a couple of highs and lows. Sprayed the car entire in a 1K primer.
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      I like it!!!!!!!!

      I like it!!!!!!!!
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      The passenger side was pushed up near the fender....

      The passenger side was pushed up near the fender. I hammered it done with a body hammer to return it to the proper shape and help remove the gap between the spoiler and the body.
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      Some progress updates. Watched lots of YouTube...

      Some progress updates.

      Watched lots of YouTube videos on painting and gun setup. Talked to a friend of my dad's at Auto Home Paints and got some pointers on mixing and products to use. Gave it...
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      What I seen until I dug a little deeper. ...

      What I seen until I dug a little deeper.

      Wired wheeled it, dug out the foam that was in there, Por 15 the rust, weld in a patch, fiberglass over, body filler and finally primer.
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      Quote from my build. Did this a couple of days...

      Quote from my build. Did this a couple of days ago.

      I decide that I would test fit the large duck bill spoiler I bought not a big project I thought, 3 hours later it almost fits okay. Hammer the...
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      Yup can't wait to drive it, considering I bought...

      Yup can't wait to drive it, considering I bought in April 2012:(

      If anyone wonders why it take so long to do a build. Here is an example:

      I decide that I would test fit the large duck bill...
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      [QUOTE=rabbitnothopper;79673819]ok and on we go ...

      [QUOTE=rabbitnothopper;79673819]ok and on we go


      decided ONE DRAINHOLE in the center wasnt enough
      spotted 2 spots in the dash metal that would match the "lowest drip point"
      punched holes in...
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      Not factory. It would be solid metal re-track...

      Not factory. It would be solid metal re-track inside the roof. Not a big fan of it but I lack the skills to re-skin the roof.

      Finished up painting the interior bits of the car. Also pulled the...
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      I started to work on the car again this year. It...

      I started to work on the car again this year. It still at my house for now. I'm working on painting the interior with spray cans for now. there are a lot of paint chips and some rust on the...
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      PM'd and sent money.

      PM'd and sent money.
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