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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:39 am    Post subject: 1969 Squareback project "Wilson" Reply with quote

There are so many kewl Squarebacks in the world, so i've also decided to do a restoration on my '69 Squareback. I hope to be back on the streets in may.

I started to strip the car on jan 4, 2010.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

next day in the garage ... still a lot to do Wink

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

and i found a kewl fabric for the interiour

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

january 7, the stripping goes on ...

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cleaning the floor ... there was a lot of rust, but only two small holes.

and i stripped the seats too. i've to weld them, because the are in a bad condition.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

january 21, welding the holder for the pop-outs cause my squareback was a "cheap" one.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

workin on the seats!
well, that is not so easy because the old fabric has lost it's size. i hope that it will be fit correctly!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jan, 30th - stripping is nearly ready!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the look of the redneedles!
but ... the have 6V!
Sad

so i removed the 6V parts and build the into the 12V armatures.
clock was very tricky, because the needle was mounted very strong!

but i finally did it - 12V REDNEEDLES!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

on feb, the 6th i removed the last cables ...

... my square looks very "clean" now.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

working on my armrests ...

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

are those armrests just wrapped? I need to do the same thing to mine, but I am worried its gonna look like crap.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes. just wrapped with fleece and sky (leather imitate).

its easy and looks fine (for my opinion)
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

moncheri313 looks great so far! Love build threads with pics! Applause
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice to see Someone, who Actually Cut their pillars to install popout windows! Applause
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:19 am    Post subject: Re: 1969 Squareback project "Wilson" Reply with quote

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Did aussie cars get the rubber mats all the way through, or is it just because it was a "cheap" car as you put it?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice work so far, I like your fabric selection for the interior.

I tripped out on your thread title, 'cause I'm working on a '69 squareback named "Wilson" also. Although I'm not really restoring it, just getting it roadworthy and then reducing it's roadworthiness by slamming it.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice work. Really like the fabric you are useing. Squarebaks rule! I just bought a 69 that is identical to my first car I had in high school back in 83. Takes me back every time I get behind the wheel Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:37 pm    Post subject: Re: 1969 Squareback project "Wilson" Reply with quote

notchback wrote:
Did aussie cars get the rubber mats all the way through, or is it just because it was a "cheap" car as you put it?

i dont know ... the rubber mat was from another type3. but i think it was a "cheap" one too Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YES!!! i finished the first part for the driver-seat!
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