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1970 Baracuda Restomod Begins

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In the booth, Paint begins on Tuesday after the Holiday......the light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter
 

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I am so F-ing happy folks, after a year long project, my 70 Barracuda received it's first coat of paint today on the trunk, inside cabin and the engine bay. ( EVEN IF IT LOOKS LIKE PRIMER WITH CLEAR COAT ) LOL. Plan now is to get it back Saturday, start on the plumbing, electrical and drive train install. Hopefully I can get it to fire up, give back to the shop and let the install fenders and doors, hood and trunk lid then spray the entire car. With any luck, after it is sprayed she comes home final time and I will assemble it. Pics attached are not the best will post more when she comes home Saturday

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Hey folks, took out the front suspension today,Man is that simple from underneath!!! ready to plumb the engine bay then install the new power plant on the QA1 K-Frame, its all set and ready hopefully in a few days will put it in.
 

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Hey folks, got the Engine and Trans in today, ran the wiring through the firewall, man that was a lot to get through the 2-1/2" hole I drilled for HotWireAuto Harness. Chris over there did a great job on it. Hooked up the Hotchkis upper control arms and QA1 Shocks. I Will install the sway bar tomorrow. I really like how open and accessible everything is using the QA1 K frame setup and lower control arms. Oh, and put my front Ridler wheels and Firehawk tires from Firestone.

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Adam, I am going to do Vintage air, yes for sure I want AC in Cali.... My fat ass on stuck on the 405 needs ice cold air!!! , 2" lower rear has it setting just about where It needs to be.

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Back to the body shop today for final assembly of body parts then final paint this week. A few more parts getting color prior to being installed

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Very cool build.

Been watching....can't wait to see it complete.
 

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Today is the day, Finally getting paint on the exterior,,,,,,everyone say prayers for a perfect application
 

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Okay photos are low res but the paint is over,,, going there tomorrow to look at it in person.
 

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Hey folks, update on the Cuda, Covid hit the body shop and they have been down 3 guys a week now. Too bad because it is ready for the second primer and block. Well the good news is my wheels and tires came in. 275/40/18 on Rear, and 255/35/18 on the front with Ridler Black rims.

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Hey folks, update on the Cuda, Covid hit the body shop and they have been down 3 guys a week now. Too bad because it is ready for the second primer and block. Well the good news is my wheels and tires came in. 275/40/18 on Rear, and 255/35/18 on the front with Ridler Black rims.

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Hi There, was wondering the Wheel width you bought? There are six different 18" options. Thanks
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th you bought. There are 6 different 18 inch wheels listed. Thanks
 

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Wet sand begins today, with any luck it will be back home later this week.
 

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Looks awesome! I just started gutting my 72 this week for a restomod. I’m not going quite as far as you but i hope to get somewhat similar results!
 
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