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OvalinAz
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2010 5:39 pm    Post subject: My 57 Oval build Reply with quote

Hello all, im starting a thread for my oval build.

before
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hood lock i just got today
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keep looking at my thread for more updates
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great car! Cant wait to get my hands on an oval! Cant wait to see the updates!!

BEN Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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og hood latch i rebuilt, ready to go
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:47 pm    Post subject: L 378 prairie beige Reply with quote

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The og paint L 378 prairie beige ??
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the frontend
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the dash before some sanding
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the dash after some sanding it was starting to rain so i stopped
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yes im going to be lazy and bondo this
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the righthand fender
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the lefthand fender
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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random shot
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What are the plans for it.. She's pretty rough looking right now>...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

she is going to be fixed, im gona fix the body nicely, maybe get it media blasted, and someday when i have more money im going to paint it back to the og color, im sort of getting there, kinda low on money right now but when i can i put money into her.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats, and good luck with it.. Don't put too much primer on there, that shit grabs onto moisture and rusts from underneath your coating.. Make sure you seal the surface and stop the rust that is forming now while you can beat it..
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks man, i did not know that, there is some og paint and blue paint under that.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well i havent put an update on here, i found this today while cleaning and tearing down my case.
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thats never good, Confused
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 05, 2010 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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thats never good, Confused


Shocked I'm just gonna go out on a limb and say that motor didn't turn over Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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some updates, got the wheels and the rack

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going to do all the brakes soon
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OvalinAz wrote:
well i havent put an update on here, i found this today while cleaning and tearing down my case.
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thats never good, Confused

I found the exact same thing in the case if my on 1958 36hp engine, except the case was FULL of the stuff? What is it?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I found the exact same thing in the case if my on 1958 36hp engine, except the case was FULL of the stuff? What is it?


Water
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Wiring done got the dash lights working

also got the ignition, t handle, glove box lock and door handle keyed.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

look like this will be a cool build to follow Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Remeber the big hole in the dash?
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all fixed.
The dog hood emblem
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what are these turn signals? there DOT.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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what are these turn signals? there DOT.
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aftermarket cab lights for a truck of some kind i suppose
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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going down to wedge vw on monday to get some new shoes, and hopefully the front clip welded on.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 7:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

car got to wedge vw, will post pictures of the work later
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