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    It can be repaired without removing the body from...

    It can be repaired without removing the body from the frame but its not as easy.Remove the body bolt and bushing ,make the repair and replace the bolt and bushing.I guess I should say this all...
  2. 58 corvette paint blend and paint details?

    been a long time since Ive been here but this is the first place I come to when Im stumped.I got a 58 corvette in the shop that is a duntov car and refinished in lacquer.Its a metallic blue and need...
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    You dont have much of a choice on the broken...

    You dont have much of a choice on the broken rivet except to drill it out and put a new rivet in it.
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    Hey Bob,Hope things are going well.We've always...

    Hey Bob,Hope things are going well.We've always done full mechanical.Thats what the great wall is for in the shop,it seperates build up/mechanical from paint and body.
    I havent been to cac in such...
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    If you like Id be happy to look at it,I have a...

    If you like Id be happy to look at it,I have a shop south of Atlanta. www.atlautoresto.com
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    If its not too late dont do it.If you drill out...

    If its not too late dont do it.If you drill out the rivits it leaves the remaining part of the rivits inside the shell of the t top and you cant get them out.I have had this problem before and had to...
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    Thanks corvette sho fr,I just added my shop,cant...

    Thanks corvette sho fr,I just added my shop,cant tell if it went through though.
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    I fight with this decision constintly.I dont like...

    I fight with this decision constintly.I dont like soda blasting but it has become the norm it seems.Soda blasting does nothing for rust and doesnt etch the metal for primer to adhere .If we are...
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    Yep regular paint stripper .Aircraft stripper...

    Yep regular paint stripper .Aircraft stripper works well too.Also I almost forgot,the inset areas of the wheel will also strip as well when you do this,they are hard to get completely clean so you...
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    I stripped mine years ago with regular stripper...

    I stripped mine years ago with regular stripper from Home depot,speaking of stripper nice avatar.
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    JB weld or equivalent woould be fine.Your not...

    JB weld or equivalent woould be fine.Your not going to have a problem with any thing bleeding through
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    Welcome,finally someone from Atl with someting...

    Welcome,finally someone from Atl with someting other than a c5.:D
  13. Thread: Cranes

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    Eh,ya know,just like any other aftermarket...

    Eh,ya know,just like any other aftermarket part.There is only one manufacturer of the 69 side pipes and it is Paragon(I think). They fit like alot of things aftermarket,it takes some tweeking to get...
  14. Thread: Cranes

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    www.cranescorvette.com

    www.cranescorvette.com
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    Another thing you may want to do is put some anti...

    Another thing you may want to do is put some anti seize on the threads before you install them.
  16. Thread: Cranes

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    I've dealt with Cranes quite a bit. I've bought...

    I've dealt with Cranes quite a bit. I've bought two sets of side pipes in the last year and you're right he's the cheapest around. I did have an issue with him a few years ago(long story)But nothing...
  17. Capn Lee sold out to Halon Marketing a few years...

    Capn Lee sold out to Halon Marketing a few years ago and went to work for Hemmings.Google Halon Marketing and you should find the stripper.
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    Use the old bolts they will be fine.It would be...

    Use the old bolts they will be fine.It would be best to use stainless bolts to replace them with .The only reason they break is because of rust.
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    It wont hurt it,just wax it good afterwards.Now...

    It wont hurt it,just wax it good afterwards.Now days as long as the paint had a catalyst mixed in it almost nothing will hurt it and most paints of today have catalysts.
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    I would have been scared for my new car too.The...

    I would have been scared for my new car too.The generations before us had alot of knowledge to get things done.Back on the hood alignment,Go to the local parts store and ,usually in the help...
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    Hey Junk,dont worry about me.I never claim to be...

    Hey Junk,dont worry about me.I never claim to be the best,just as best I can.Just when you think you know it all,someone else knows more.
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    The hinge needs to be shimmed either in the body...

    The hinge needs to be shimmed either in the body side or hood side.
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    Thats not true.I just fixed some of these on a 69...

    Thats not true.I just fixed some of these on a 69 yesterday,and yes the only way is to do bodywork.The front end on this car is very original
  24. Thread: the 68 Saga

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    Funny,I was just looking at completed auctions of...

    Funny,I was just looking at completed auctions of 68 vettes today on ebay as Ive just got started back working on my own 68 and seen that auction and thought "somebody got a good deal.
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    No repair,just replace.Buy it as a kit,its...

    No repair,just replace.Buy it as a kit,its cheaper.
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