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Title: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: RAGTOPDAVE on November 23, 2010, 10:54:43 PM
 :thumbsup:
Removed the body off the pan, both halves were quite rusty, with the passenger side being the worst, large hole in the rear section.
Not having the proper tools for the job and this being the first time at this, things are going good yet slow. managed to get both halves removes and new pans are prepped to go in. practicing the old welding skills.
This is my son's car, a good project for the both of us, learning as we go!!!!


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on November 24, 2010, 03:02:59 PM
Nice.
Post up some pics.

I was going to offer some pan sections, but it sounds like you have that covered.



Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: RAGTOPDAVE on November 24, 2010, 05:02:00 PM
I clicked the REPLACE image icon yet it wont let me post the pics?


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on November 24, 2010, 08:34:18 PM
You have to host them some where than add them. Hence the new "bug" section in the gallery.

Here's a thread I posted awhile back explain how to do it.

http://lowbus.com/BB/index.php?topic=483.0


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: RAGTOPDAVE on November 25, 2010, 12:37:21 PM
(http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h377/racerdave36/IMG_0191.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: RAGTOPDAVE on November 25, 2010, 12:39:36 PM
(http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h377/racerdave36/IMG_0185.jpg)
(http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h377/racerdave36/IMG_0215.jpg)
(http://i1106.photobucket.com/albums/h377/racerdave36/IMG_0189.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:06:10 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0410.jpg)
 The pan haves welded and almost down to bare metal.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:08:22 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0424.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0021.jpg)
 Painted!!


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:14:30 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0468.jpg)
 Sound deadening.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:17:09 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0469-1.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0429.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0467.jpg)
 New Duel Circuit Master Cylinder, Brake lines and shoes. Old or original back plates.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:23:56 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0475.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0480.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0491.jpg)
 Transmission Cleaned and painted. New Mounts and boots.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:27:41 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0499.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0502.jpg)
 Front end stripped and cleaned to metal.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 23, 2011, 06:29:16 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0527.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0529.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0531.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0524.jpg).
 Painted a old Ford White.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 29, 2011, 06:17:00 PM
  Pressed the ball joints in today and got one set of torsion leaves in. Is there any tricks to doing this with the bearings steel in the beam???? It was a pain in the but to line them up with the adjuster. Thanks to Dave it only took like 2 hr :banghead:
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0558.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on June 29, 2011, 10:30:40 PM
Taper the leading edge of them.
Do it WITHOUT the arms on.
Install them in a such a way that the last one you install is NOT on the outside but rather on the inner part of the stack.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: RAGTOPDAVE on July 02, 2011, 08:23:18 AM
Taper the leading edge of them.
Do it WITHOUT the arms on.
Install them in a such a way that the last one you install is NOT on the outside but rather on the inner part of the stack.
thanks Greg, the torsions went in easy and in much less time with your input :thumbsup:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on July 02, 2011, 05:44:20 PM
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0560.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0570.jpg)
 Almost done with the beam! Might Have a rolling chassi next week  :biggrin: Thanks Greg, the torsions were so much easier when starting from the outside to in. Thanks!!!!!


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on July 05, 2011, 08:20:43 PM
I'll ask because I think I am looking at something weird here.

Why are your adjusters mounted on he bottom of the tubes?


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on July 06, 2011, 08:30:17 AM
 Its a CB Performance Beam that I believe has a poor design ???/ :think: When the beam was in the car the bottom adjuster would hit the road on uneven surfaces and bumps. It ended up grinding the bolt down. Here is a pic off the internet, it looks like the adjusters are in the same spot to me.??
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/Screenshot2011-07-06at122205AM.png)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on July 06, 2011, 09:50:04 AM
Weird.
I've never seen them welded in that spot before.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on August 06, 2011, 07:15:12 PM
I knew the right side heater channel had some rust but when I really checked it out I decided patching just was not going to do it. So I opted to replace it entirely.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0585.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0586.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on August 06, 2011, 07:22:01 PM
So after after a long day in the garage, with the step dads help, the heater channel is in. The after market channel did not line up very well so there was some trimming and banging around to get the bolt holes in the right spot. :banghead: The worst part is that it came with a twist in the channel that was a real pain in the ass. But satisfied at the end of the day. Not with the channel though there must be some one that makes a better one!!
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0591.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0592.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0595.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0594.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 03, 2011, 07:59:14 PM
Got Busy with work but I have been doing some things lately. The PO had made the radio hole bigger but I felt like "going going back back to OG OG" Biggie Smalls reference.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0665.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0668.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0673.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0676.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0677.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0681.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 08, 2011, 08:40:52 PM
The last few days me and Rag top Dave have been going hard. The goal was to get the inside,the trunk space, and the fenders in epoxy sealer and then a filler primer.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0690-2.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 08, 2011, 08:45:56 PM
When we striped the fenders we were in for a big bondo surprise  :thumbsdown: we filled the millions of small bumps and dents and just crap. There was one large dent in the rear right fender that I banged out and then added bondo. It would have been easier to bye new fenders but what is the fun in that ???
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0712.jpg)




Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 08, 2011, 08:51:13 PM
We striped cleaned,did a rust converter, cleaned and sanded again and finally we were ready to mask and do some painting after two days.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0717.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 08, 2011, 08:54:10 PM
Epoxy sealer in the home made ghetto booth.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0735.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0734.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 08, 2011, 08:56:52 PM
And then the filler primer.
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0745.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0744.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0742.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0739.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: cage66 on November 08, 2011, 09:22:37 PM
very nice work.
  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on November 09, 2011, 05:28:51 AM
Yeah, looks good.
I like your set up there.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: Omarimos on November 09, 2011, 09:24:19 AM
Great progress guys  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on November 09, 2011, 03:43:31 PM
Thanks guys! appreciate it. Ya the garage set up is working I am stoked on it. There is one fender that I should have put more bondo and work into. You can sure see those imperfections when there is some pant on it.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 01, 2012, 09:27:09 AM
Here is what I have been up to the last few Months. Lots of body work and sanding. I have the body and a few fenders to wet sand and then I am ready for paint. I am steel looking for a rear left fender??? If any one has one.  :icon_lol:
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0851.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0843.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0958.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0963.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0965.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0932.jpg)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/IMG_0900.jpg)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: themacnut on June 02, 2012, 07:10:57 AM
Nice work.   :thumbsup:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 02, 2012, 07:07:42 PM
Thanks!! I cant wait to get some color on this thing  :biggrin:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on June 29, 2013, 01:28:09 AM
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/1052216_10201330215687586_283539409_o.jpg)

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/1048485_10201330215527582_664878874_o.jpg)

 :thumbsup:


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 29, 2013, 08:15:23 AM
The Paint laid down real nice, not to much orange peel but their is a bunch of nibs from stuff floating around in the air. Will these buff out? I hop they do, or a least a little.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: mr. warehouse on June 29, 2013, 09:48:51 AM
Yep, time for some sanding / polishing.


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on June 29, 2013, 10:45:48 AM
 :thumbsup: Sure is!!


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on July 11, 2013, 09:54:39 PM
Painting is Finished I think  :ohno: Some parts turned out ok some need a lot of sanding/polishing. all and all it went ok for a first timers paint job. I will be moving the project to my house this sunday. I got to to thank my step dad for allowing me to store and do work at his house over the last two years!!!
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0211.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0211.jpg.html)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0173.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0173.jpg.html)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0170.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0170.jpg.html)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0229.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0229.jpg.html)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0226.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0226.jpg.html)
(http://i1100.photobucket.com/albums/g415/Jamin1001/GOPR0234.jpg) (http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/GOPR0234.jpg.html)


Title: Re: 66' hard top sedan
Post by: JahBug on December 07, 2017, 08:07:06 AM
http://s1100.photobucket.com/user/Jamin1001/media/IMG_0410_1.jpg.html