'67 2000CS resto...Papa's Church Car

Discussion in 'E9 Projects and Restorations' started by zinz, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. mark99

    mark99 Active Member Site Donor

    Messages:
    383
    Likes Received:
    26
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Kirkland WA
    did you mean zinc plating rather than anodized?
    if you meant anodized, instead, clear ceramic
    I have been told that anodizing might not come out consistent
    My brother has the same car as yours, a 67 with Euro lights
     
  2. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Yes, sorry.... zinc plating.

    Any pics of your brother's car? :cool:
     
  3. mark99

    mark99 Active Member Site Donor

    Messages:
    383
    Likes Received:
    26
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Kirkland WA
    I don't have any, I can ask
    I sent you a PM, he found a great match for the interior cloth
     
  4. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Cutting big holes in the body was a bit unnerving, but we took our time to fit the new panel perfectly. The stitch welds didn't warp the panels hardly at all.
    IMG_8765.JPG
    IMG_8773.JPG
    IMG_8775.JPG
    IMG_8781.JPG

    Will grind it in the morning... and keep moving. Other side will be easier with smaller patches.

    Ed
     
  5. Stevehose

    Stevehose Well-Known Member Site Donor $

    View My Garage
    Messages:
    7,612
    Likes Received:
    431
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    New Orleans, LA
    very cool!
     
    adawil2002 and zinz like this.
  6. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Thanks, Steve. The patches are getting smaller and easier to complete. I'm anxious to get it off the lift, blasted, and into the paint shop.
     
    adawil2002 likes this.
  7. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Another busy day.... put Papa to work cleaning chrome/trim. Barney and I tackled the passenger side patches. The original panel was much cleaner/straighter than the driver's side and the new patch looks awesome. It welded up beautifully.

    IMG_8796.JPG

    Greg stopped by with his cherry '75 02. He's been wanting to change the starter for some time. We wrapped that up under the lights and the car starts instantly now. Nice.

    IMG_8800.JPG

    We also changed the water pump in Barney's blue 02. Was a busy day while Papa supervised.

    IMG_8786.JPG
    IMG_8787.JPG
    IMG_8793.JPG

    Ed
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2017
    Stevehose and adawil2002 like this.
  8. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    We are down the to smallest patches now. One more hard day should just about knock it out.
    IMG_8811.JPG
    IMG_8812.JPG
    IMG_8813.JPG
    IMG_8814.JPG

    Soon it will be blasted and primed for the paint shop.

    Ed
     
    Markos and Bejoe16 like this.
  9. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Passenger front floor had a few holes. I didn't want to shell out for a whole new pan but had just enough leftover from the other pan with the ribs to make two pieces into one that matched up very well. Barney put the beads down and it looks great. I'll clean up the drain plugs and glop sealant and fit them back.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    We are really down to the small stuff now. One door corner and some minor holes and I think we are done making sparks. After about 4 rolls of wire, Barney has really become good at this welding business

    edit...photos still aren't aren't loading, s o I robbed these from my FAQ thread. :(
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2017
    Stan and adawil2002 like this.
  10. Stan

    Stan Well-Known Member Site Donor

    View My Garage
    Messages:
    4,761
    Likes Received:
    130
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Newmarket, New Hampshire
    Keep up the good work! You will be happy for years to come :D
     
  11. autowerks

    autowerks Active Member

    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    34
    Trophy Points:
    28
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    Job well done Ed, looking great
     
  12. zinz

    zinz Active Member

    Messages:
    407
    Likes Received:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    Many thanks. That floor looks worse than it is; the patch went back to stout metal. Everything will be rust treated and epoxy primed.. good for another 50+ years.

    Ed
     

Share This Page