1972 Fairmont XY GT Restoration.

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1972 Fairmont XY GT Restoration.

Post by Maverick » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 19:38

Turning this....
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into this....
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And finally back in today:
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ters
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Re: XY GT diff

Post by ters » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 19:58

Your attention to detail will make this GT a show stopper! When is the first drive?

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Re: XY GT diff

Post by FPT » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 20:10

Awsome work, attension to detail, perfect!
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Re: XY GT diff

Post by Maverick » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 21:12

Thanks guys, my target is December.

Lots of other work that I've done. Basically stripped it to a bodyshell and overhauled every single bit on it.

Here's the work we did on the boot area:
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And now:
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Rest of the car:
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Re: XY GT diff

Post by Maverick » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 21:20

Before:
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Some work on the underbody:
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Suspension parts powdercoated:
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Re: XY GT diff

Post by Maverick » Sat 19 Jul 2014, 21:28

Underbody before:
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After
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Wheels - all powdercoated:
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Tank:
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After:
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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by IndianaJones » Sun 20 Jul 2014, 12:16

Very good work you are doing. Thumbs up.

What are you replacing the underbody undercoating with?

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by johan wepener » Sun 20 Jul 2014, 17:35

Maverick, the work done to your Fairmont is impressive.

Keep us posted.

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by shoedoos » Sun 20 Jul 2014, 22:37

Was that a rattle can resto on the diff?

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Re: Some work on my XY GT

Post by Maverick » Mon 21 Jul 2014, 08:38

shoedoos wrote:Was that a rattle can resto on the diff?
Complete strip down, new 3.00 to 1 ring and pinion, new bearings, new seals, strip down to bare metal, primer (2 coats) and new paint.

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