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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Fri Jan 02, 2015 8:47 pm

I have finished the paint and I am happy with the results I will take it all apart and sand it with 3000 and then polish it that will get rid of any thing that landed in the clear it will not take long to assemble as I have spent the last year building the brackets and pipework etc will load more pics soon
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it is time for paint the floor is watered down
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spray the orange basecoat
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taped up the stripe and spray the white basecoat
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pull off the paper and it is time for the clearcoat
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby jcrider » Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:11 pm

I love it, that's gonna look great when it's buffed and put back together
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby waybad » Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:21 pm

great progress!! looks killer :th: :th: :th:
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:03 pm

I could not load all the pics at once so here it is with clear on it
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and now pics with the clear
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I stretched the wheelwell 3 1/4 " to fit 29.5 x 12 drag radials
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now I will start sand the clear and polish
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby zeke » Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:19 pm

Very nice! :th:
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby waybad » Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:13 pm

you going with orange houndstooth interior like the 69 pace cars? I love those!!
well done!!!
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby 1100kaw2 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:18 am

Like the Color combo. Looks like it came out very nice. sand and buff will bring it too life for sure.
I do all my stripe jobs like that. Easier to lay out and make the stripe lay under the clear nicer. Everybody will be rubbing the edge when your not looking trying to feel paint line. lol.
Orange hounds tooth interior would be too kool.
Neat ride.
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:37 pm

just a little update I have not had much time to work on it, I don't have any big plan's for the interior probably just aluminum for now waiting for some parts ,coil stud girdle etc Alex
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and I am using turbosmart hyper gate 45mm waste gates
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I am using garrett gt35's ball bearing and liquid cooled I just finished polishing the housing
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I'll take this one apart and do the same
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a shot of the four stage dry sump and pan
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby 67shovel » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:30 am

Excellent work! It just shows how bad I am at this car building hobby. I just about have my 73 Gt wagon done and it's white w/ the orange stripe too. I have a leather seats from a 2002 Trans am and I'm putting the orange houndstooth inserts in them to mimic the 69 pace car.
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79 Monza wagon Pro street, cage tubs narrowed 9
73 GT Vega wagon street car 355 700r4 a/c
68 RS Z/28 302
67 SS 396
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby Monza Harry » Wed Feb 04, 2015 6:14 pm

Now you guy's have to arrange a side by side pic. when finished. Those are both turning out real NICE. That paint scheme suits them both rather well! Now I want a Vega and a Vega wagon/sedan delivery. :bang: Harry
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby megavega » Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:18 pm

The trunk lid conversion completes the mini 70-73 camaro look, awesome idea and job on that! Very nice work on that car. :D
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby sinisterblue » Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:27 pm

Love the trunk!!!! Would love to see more detailed images and any in progress shots of creating the trunk! Great work!
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby b_pappy » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:13 pm

The hard work shows, both look really stunning.
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby blownvega1 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:26 pm

just a little update ,I have not had much time to work on it I did manage to get it running I will say that the fast fuel injection is very nice to work the engine fired up with no big problems lots of tuning yet to do. still need to get the windshield installed and a bunch of little things bought some parts from dave's vega village very nice guy to deal with
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I bought a spoiler and lower valance from daves vega village
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I was trying for a sleeper look ,the chute might cancel that
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Re: my 72 gt project

Postby waybad » Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:44 pm

That looks killer!!!! we need video!!! :dance:
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