My 75 Camaro Project

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by CaliCamaro75, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. CaliCamaro75

    CaliCamaro75 Veteran Member

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    Yea the previous owners were trying to do a Z28 conversion. But I decided to revert back to the 75. So all those parts were removed.
     
  2. 76_TypeLT

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    Looking good, keep up the good work
     
  3. CaliCamaro75

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    Been busy these past months since my last update and still going at it slowly.

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    Some shots of the Flintstones floorboard after removal!!

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    Front and back half of floor pan. Had to cut the center out since it wasn't fitting. Will be building a bridge to fill the gap.

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    Firewall prior to clean up and filling unneeded holes. Found some surface rust behind fenders. So I decided to pull the whole front end. An glad I did found a few holes that were hiding behind the fenders in the notorious cowl drain areas. That I would have never seen.

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    Some firewall delete plates that I made from sheet metal and a few holes filled.

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    Stripped the doors down and removed all the internals of both the doors.

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    Rusty stuff that needs to be patched in the trunk. Right rear leaf spring mount. Might just cut mount out since I plan on a 4 link.

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    An my Flying '75 on the rotisserie as of Friday. Wifey helped on this part. An thanks to 76_Typelt for his write of the rotisserie and help with questions. An thanks to all the other members that have helped so far.
     
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  4. Bandit723

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    Nice job so far. Looks like there is a bit of work cut out for you yet. Followed the rotisserie thread as well. would not mind seeing a few detailed pictures of how the car is attached to the body as well as the construction of the rotisserie.
     
  5. CaliCamaro75

    CaliCamaro75 Veteran Member

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    Bandit723 did you mean the car attached to the rotisserie? Not car attached to the body. An sure I can grab a few photos here in a bit an put them on here.
     
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    Bandit723 Veteran Member

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    My Bad...yes the car attached to the rotisserie
     
  7. CaliCamaro75

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    This right angle plate was flat but I bent it to suit my needs for bracing. All my materials were bought from lowes. Minus the 10" bolts. Had to source those from local hardware store. The 4x4 on the front is just attached via 5" bolts to the front subframe mounts. Any other questions or pics needed just ask.
     
  8. CaliCamaro75

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    Got the rear end off. Took some ingenuity. But it came free. Now have about 90* rotation! :) 20170129_170153.jpg
     
  9. CaliCamaro75

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    Did a little repairing of the factory headliner after ready stories of the horrors of the ABS repops. Thought what the hell I will give it a try an see what happens. The worst would be having to buy a ABS replacement. Which I think I have one lined up thanks to 76_typelt for his reviews on his parts.

    So for the headliner itself my "wings" were pretty much torn through an hanging by the paper. An there was stress tears throughout. An a few small edge sections missing. So going off another members suggestion off another post. I picked up some fiberglass kit from Lowes. First time I played with fiberglass and it turned out pretty well. An pieces that were deteriorated or missing I cut from a 12 pack box about the same thickness. An that worked well too.

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    Now on to the tear down and clean up of the 10 bolt. An prep for storing til I can blast and powder coat it.

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  10. CaliCamaro75

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    An this is where I left off yesterday afternoon. The axles are ready to slide out. An then pull the guts. I believe that is all I have left. We shall see what happens today.

    On a side note. There are so many dam little pieces inside these brake drums!! Lol
     

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