RIP: Zachary R. Pacholke - My 1979 Camaro RS Restoration

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by 1979rallysport, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. noj akrog

    noj akrog Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    you found a pretty good project there...any major rust? or just the spotty stuff? you're really tearing into it! good luck!
     
  2. 1979rallysport

    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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    there is some rust but all there is is some on the front p/s floor pan that im going to replace, and theres a couple pin holes on the d/s door at the back of the door that im gonna patch
     
  3. carcrazed

    carcrazed Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Welcome to the board Zach! Looks like you are off to a great start!
     
  4. 1979rallysport

    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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    update

    Well its not much at all but here is what i did real quick yesterday before i went to work, all i really did is just pulled up the rest of the factory sound deadener and grabed the shop vac and cleaned it out a little bit.
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    Didnt get anything done today :whine: , didnt go to school either cause i have been sick all day. My new compressor is in today so tomorow i will be getting that then i can finaly continue my body work/getting ready for paint. Since i wont be doing anything today i will be coming up with a game plan for the camaro :crazy: . Ill probly post it up tomorow or later tonight once im done with it.
     
  6. 1979rallysport

    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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    well since i couldnt do anything today and couldnt post up more pics ill share some pics of when i just got the camaro home and washed it.
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  7. BusDriver

    BusDriver Veteran Member

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    Just a washing did wonders for it. Keep up the good work.

    Hope that welder works ok, honestly I don't trust UFO branded stuff...
     
  8. Mark80Z28

    Mark80Z28 Veteran Member

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    Congrats on the car. It looks like you got a good one to start out with, and you're making GREAT progress!
     
  9. 1979rallysport

    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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    thanks alot of my friends said the same thing about washing it, so far the welder has worked perfect, hope it stays that way lol
     
  10. 1979rallysport

    1979rallysport R.I.P 4/1/16 Gold Member

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