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1970 A-66 Challenger Convertible

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  1. 340challconvert

    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Cleaning interior surfaces to promote good welding at the butt seams
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    Looks like you are getting closer to laying down some spot welds. Hey Phil, you must have changed your screen name recently, appropriate too.
     
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    I was going to ask him if he was having an identity crisis but then I figured this might be a sign that he was just getting over one.:lol:
    Either way nice work buddy! When do you plan to have this beauty back on the road?
     
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  4. 340challconvert

    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Changed to a user name that I use on other Mopar sites; everything consistent now. Was using my real name (not that it matters) ever since I registered here 8 years ago. This was the first site I signed on to, wasn't real net "savvy" at the time.
    "Great news, no more identity crisis!" Makes more sense too!
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    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Prepping the metal for the welds.
    Have to install the torsion bars; need to turn the car around in the garage (nose first) to be able to have some room to weld the trunk and qtr patches in.
    Making things work in my tight work space!
    Car running, hopefully soon.
    On the road again; I'll need to play Willie Nelson many times before that day!
    I keep plugging away, trying to put in at least 2-3 hours a day.
    Thanks for the thoughts!
     
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    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Cleaning qrt panel metal continues; want best possible surfaces for welding. Cleaning up seems acceptable.
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    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    Finally got to use the Eastwood Rotary stripping/metal prep tool in cleaning up the quarters for the patches.
    Worked pretty quickly on a medium setting.
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    340challconvert Well-Known Member

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    You can clearly see the right side quarter panel was resprayed at one time!

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