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Author Topic: POSTING PICS AND UPDATES THE RESTORATION AS IT UNFOLDS ON MY 69 DAYTONA CLONE  (Read 17016 times)
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« Reply #175 on: March 14, 2018, 02:27:04 PM »

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« Reply #176 on: March 14, 2018, 02:28:03 PM »

Ok no holes in the fender and I am still waiting for lighthorseman come and have a look, you live around the corner. I'm a patrol Sgt with EPS by the way.
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« Reply #177 on: March 14, 2018, 07:49:13 PM »

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« Reply #178 on: March 14, 2018, 07:52:29 PM »

give me a call next week 780-922-3274 going by the shop would love some advise.  live just outside ardrossan on baseline.  I know you looked at this car about 5 years ago.
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« Reply #179 on: March 14, 2018, 07:56:01 PM »

Troy you have the best mopar video on youtube from your Daytona to the t/a challenger, watch about once a week.  "this is freaking cool" as you drive the Daytona down your road in Texas, 2 thumps up.
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« Reply #180 on: March 15, 2018, 03:41:51 PM »



I noticed that your quarter doesn't have the holes for the charger script, or I could just be blind.

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« Reply #181 on: March 21, 2018, 08:45:32 PM »

Went by the shop with my dad, Sean has started ripping the underneath section that was really rusty on the driver side just behind the driver door.  Passenger side is ok, but wow had no idea it was that rusty.  Glad I am replacing everything.  Sean say he's getting some "16 gauge" steel to fix that spot.   The other pic is the old rusty parts that have already been replaced with new stuff.  We also talked about the headlight doors that open but never actually worked, Stinger in Florida who builds them said they use a "4 inch actuator" any suggestion would be great.


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« Reply #182 on: March 23, 2018, 09:26:32 AM »

what day & time r u going back to the shop?
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« Reply #183 on: March 23, 2018, 09:41:27 PM »

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« Reply #184 on: March 24, 2018, 04:56:26 PM »

So the larger rusted out piece has been repaired and the door jam as well, it too was rusty, Sean used a cardboard template to cut a fabricate the  new pieces.


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« Reply #185 on: March 24, 2018, 05:13:54 PM »

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« Reply #186 on: March 24, 2018, 10:03:34 PM »

By the end of the day he got the fender and door jam welded permanently up.


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« Reply #187 on: March 24, 2018, 10:08:23 PM »

Lots of work!

Get that dash covered up!!
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« Reply #188 on: March 24, 2018, 10:19:07 PM »

Will get it covered up.  There's a reason for that, today we took the steering wheel off (got a new reproduction one) there's a guy named Bobby U***** has been following this thread and asked for the cover over the aftermarket steering wheel.   He lives in Southern Alberta.  May have seen his Daytona, kinda famous I think.  Told him he could have for free.  I am going back to southern Alberta in 3 weeks for a police reunion and the Taber Police Ball kinda hoping I can delivery it personally and have a look at his car.   Maybe he will allow me to take some pics and share.  we'll see have to ask for permission.  Check out the old 1969 Alberta plate.


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« Reply #189 on: March 25, 2018, 02:07:16 AM »

 drool5 Met him at talladega  he was a super nice guy , had put a hemi in it


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« Reply #190 on: March 27, 2018, 07:01:10 AM »

drool5 Met him at talladega  he was a super nice guy , had put a hemi in it

Met him there too and yes, absolutely a great guy with a fantastic story on the car.
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« Reply #191 on: March 27, 2018, 06:33:27 PM »

New suspension bushing kit arrived today got it from ebay


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« Reply #192 on: March 28, 2018, 10:04:25 PM »

Well Bobby called tonight asked me to take the "town" where he lives in my previous post, which of course I did, talked for about an hour about his real Daytona, told me the reason why there a missing chuck out of the rear quarter panel drivers side, well apparently and this his his version in 1978 after a "dubby" and drinking wine with some girls at a 7-11 in Edmonton a drunk driver drove into his car putting a huge dent, he has removed the dent and never replaced it.  great stories here  some pics he sent to me in Red Deer last year.


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« Reply #193 on: April 07, 2018, 03:34:58 PM »

So finally after almost 8 months since I got the car the worst ugliest part is being done, that rear plug as per pic was a thorn in my side.  if anyone thinks putting a regular charger window in a Daytona looks ok, it's not, it fuc**** ugly. anyway Sean today got the Vega plug in, I am very happy. Have to buy some new parts as well, the trunk is toast weighs about 80 lbs, its full of bondo.


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« Reply #194 on: April 07, 2018, 03:53:52 PM »

thats Sean with my boy helping, Jamie he's 16 he insisted I put a pic of his Genesis (sorry) on this site.


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« Reply #195 on: April 07, 2018, 11:23:31 PM »

pics of the vega plug before being trimmed.


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« Reply #196 on: April 12, 2018, 10:12:31 PM »

Wow wings back on.  Guess Sean is checking for fit, this is off off his facebook site and I quote  "Getting closer to being able to weld the in the rear window plug. Have a few more pieces to fabricate and mock up and then it's time to weld everything in place".


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« Reply #197 on: April 15, 2018, 11:05:07 AM »

More work on the plug this weekend.


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« Reply #198 on: April 19, 2018, 07:34:56 PM »

Got this today for my garage the guy did customs colors same as the car I am building, its a wall mural was about $30. love it.  Damn Hemi Orange wing with a Black car, maybe Red is not what im going with


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« Reply #199 on: April 21, 2018, 04:42:15 PM »

Went by the shop with new classic industries truck from AMD lol  the floor which was covered in that dynamax crap had some secrets under neath namely rust.


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