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Well, now that I have finished my L78 build, I'm on to my next project....RS/SS resto mod.

I got the body up on the rotisserie today. There are only 2 insignificant repairs required on the underbody.

I should be able to seal and primer the underbody this week.
 

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Cleaned the underbody and shot it with metal etch.

Hit the trunk as well. I also removed the roof sound deadener. I'll finish stripping the interior paint and then I'll be ready to seal and shoot the first coat of primer.
 

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Setup the paint booth for this restoration. Improved this booth in several ways. It is supported by hooks in the ceiling, it is 3 feet wider; to fit 2 cars, and the front uses hinges to make it easier to get cars in and out.

I'll take more pics today.
 

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Well, here is all the mig welding required for this car! Two screw holes and a shifter boot plate.
Now that's just not fair!<img src="http://www.camaros.net/forums/images/smilies/laughing.gif" border="0" alt="" title="laughing" class="inlineimg" />
It's kinda strange NOT having more welding work. But I'm not complaining!
 

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Well, it might not look like lot of progress but the body is just about ready for sealer and primer.

I pulled this car out of a shop in March and am really glad for it.

The shop owner did not execute as I had instructed. I requested a DP90 sealer. He said he applied it. Well, he did not. He also took too long to apply clear coat and the paint lifted.

When he tried to charge me for the repainted, I pulled the car.

Anyway, I will DP 90 all the bare metal now that I stripped the window wells, rockers, pinch welds, trunk, underbody and interior. I also removed almost all the old base coat. I'll have jambs cleaned tomorrow so I can begin sealing.

I also found one small hole in the driver side rear wheel well.

The shop owner plugged a small hole in the quarter but left a 1 inch by 1/2 rust hole in the well.

The metal round it was so clean that it was very easy to surgecly remove a small piece. I order a new well and will butt weld in the small pie shaped piece later this week. The quarter and inner quarter panel were unaffected and in great shape.
 

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DP90 sealer has been applied! Onto applying a coat of K38 primer.
 

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Got up early and applied first coat of K38 to the body.
 

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I said I was done mig welding. Well, I was wrong. I had a few spots to repair. Both superficial. But, ignoring them would have invited eventual rust problems down the road.

I found a small spot in the dash window well and another in the rear driver wheel well. Fixed them both on Sunday.
 

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I'm going thru all the parts for this build and I thought I would post some pics of my 67 NOS dealer installed cruise control kit.
 

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Today I cut the holes for the power window harnesses. The boots fit into the holes snugly.

I also shot a guide coat on and sanded the body with 180. I only found a couple of spots to fix tomorrow.
 

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Looking great Keith<img src="http://www.camaros.net/forums/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Thumbsup" class="inlineimg" />
Thanks! Far less bodywork but, much more options and custom stuff. So, it will still be a challenge.
 

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It doesn't look like much progress but I sanded the whole body with 180, filled where needed, and shot the entire body with another coat of K38 primer. K38 primer is very thick. If you don't lay it down quick, it will gun up the paint gun quickly.
 

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I finished the deck lid and sealed and primered the passenger door.

This had to be the cleanest door I have ever seen. No rust except some superficial surface rust by the door hinges.

I forgot to take pics of the bare metal door. I'll take pics of the driver side.
 

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