Post by countrybunker on Jun 23, 2014 8:50:37 GMT -5
Alright... Good enough reason for me haha. Its been hard this last year for me. I've always had another toy to go play with, when one is sitting up getting worked on. Sold the other toy last year, and have nothing to go out and have fun with while the blumo is on jackstands. Makes it easier to decide on what to work on though!
Post by 58hemifury on Jul 22, 2014 19:37:34 GMT -5
Quick update, the left side doors are jambed, the black paint blushed some from the humidity here in the NE so it's a little flat but they are 2 toned as best I could see in the movie, the right side is scuffed and waiting. I still don't have a '74 front bumper, I own one in Canada but it never got shipped and shipping rate hikes make it financially unfeasible. When I bought the bumper it would have cost 164.00 to ship it but it kept getting put off by the yard that has it, 3 1/2 months later we're looking at $280 to ship the same bumper, and trust me it's not that nice to make it that valuable. I paid $75 for it and was hesitant to pay that (with the $164.00 shipping)now at $280 shipping it's insane. I disassembled a bumper shock and figured out how to shorten them and I'm going to have to use the '77 bumper with '94 Chevy truck parking lights modified to fit behind the lower grille. After that (and paint), I need a gas gauge, spot light bracket, tires, an alignment, and a battery. And I figured to have this done by the end of May, thank God I didn't say May of what year.
Last Edit: Jul 22, 2014 19:41:01 GMT -5 by 58hemifury
I now own (paid for) the bumper in Pittsburgh, hopefully there are no issues with this one other than the rust thru on the bottom that the seller was honest about. A little trimming and some chrome tape should hide the rust just fine.
At least I won't feel bad drilling it for the pushbar.
Last Edit: Aug 8, 2014 19:39:57 GMT -5 by 58hemifury
Finding a front bumper must have really inspired me, I spent all day getting the garage bay and then the car ready for paint. Monday I'll order a gallon of sealer and some cheap-ass black and white acrylic enamel.
Last Edit: Oct 2, 2018 20:45:01 GMT -5 by Steam McQueen: pic link
Just ordered some cheap ass Restoration Shop brand jet black and Dodge spinnaker white acrylic enamel from Amazon. Also bought Eastwood brand epoxy primer. Really good prices on there, hopefully this paint is worth a shit.