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I've been working on rebuilding my 68 camaro since October 2015 and thought it was time to share

The car was originally a 6 cyl base model in Butternut Yellow.

When I bought the car it had been repainted twice over the original paint. First it was painted a bronze orange then was painted over with just primer. Currently the body is in good shape with a few small rust spots

The car had a SBC 350 which I've removed and replaced with a 383 stroker that I built from scratch.
 

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I will try to post each phase of the project with before and after photos and explanation of what I did

Phase 1 - subframe

I used several methods to strip the frame to bare metal. First step was to use a stripper wheel from harbor freight. Second step was to use a wire wheel on an angle grinder. Third step was to sandblast the corners and hard to reach areas.

I then welded all of the seems completely top and bottom.

I then prepped using POR15 Marine Clean and Metal Prep.

Final step was to apply POR15 paint and top coat
 

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Phase 2 - firewall
I removed the stock heater box to replace with a Vintage Air unit.

Welded a plate, smoothed the firewall and painted with POR15 and top coated semigloss black
 

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Great start...and the year :thumbsup:
 

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You’ve been busy, the car looks great
 

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Well done! I have the same front suspension with the tru-turn setup and it’s wicked!! Our cars are almost twins!


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