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John3407

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Restore Underway!
« on: May 22, 2010, 12:31:57 AM »
I just dropped my 79 TA off at the boddy shop to get the restoration underway. I interviewed several body shop owners and I foundly found someone that , not only did I like his price, but he actually spent real time going over every piece of the cars body to tell me exactly what needed to be done. I'll be without my baby for over a month, but I have all ready seen pictures of the TA being stripped and the metal work that is being done. While it is away, I am still trying to piece together interior parts such as the front tan seat belts. I contacted a guy on 78ta.com, but once I told him exactly what I needed, I never heard from him again.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2010, 01:08:17 PM »
can t help you only hope all goes well

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2010, 04:02:22 PM »
, I am still trying to piece together interior parts such as the front tan seat belts. I contacted a guy on 78ta.com, but once I told him exactly what I needed, I never heard from him again.

it wasnt me , was it?    and what R U looking for?

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2010, 01:51:15 PM »
No, it wasn't you. I am looking for the front seat belts for my Trans Am. It has the hobnail tan interior, so I am looking for the seatbelts in tan. I found a company that sells full sets for $400, but I am thinking that is way too much.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2010, 10:20:29 PM »
ok , I remember the post you asking about belts.  I'll PM the guy and see if he's got them still.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2010, 09:45:34 PM »
Ok, how do you put pictures in the body of a reply?

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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2010, 07:25:51 AM »
You can do this by hitting the additional options link at the bottom of every new topic or reply.
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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2010, 10:52:19 AM »
I'll give it a shot.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2010, 11:36:53 AM »
dam son  ;D  your kicken some tail on her.  looks good.

you going to epoxy the car first?    and dont forget to wash it before you metal prep the car.

looks like a keeper.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2010, 11:45:41 AM »
I wish I knew what you were talking about. Unfortunately my talents lie in entertainment and not car rebuilding. I am paying a fair amount to have someone else do the work. I have seen their work on classic cars though and it is very impressive. I will ask your questions though.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2010, 01:19:01 PM »
Just think, they only had the car for a week and a day when these pics were taken!

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2010, 08:21:07 PM »
Whos doing your restoration and where are they located? I can't find a body shop anywhere willing to take on a project like yours.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2010, 02:08:27 AM »
SR2H Paint and Body shop on W. 18th St, Cheyenne, WY. I really like the people there. The main guy, Jesse, took almost a half an hour going over EVERY piece of  the car. He showed me every problem area and told me everything he would do.  No one else took that kind of time and some of the estimates were beyond ridiculous.

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2010, 01:09:14 PM »
i can t not do all of that stil take mi had off

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Re: Restore Underway!
« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2010, 11:15:13 AM »
Any word on some tan seat belts for the front? I have a feeling that they may have to come out of a 78.

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Re: Restore Underway!
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