Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

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Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by Mullet-Man » Fri 16 May 2014, 14:40

Hi Guys
Ive had my Fairmont 6cyl for about 3 years now and have bee driving it allot and must say
even with the 6, its an awesome ride.
Finally decided to tackle the big (and my first ever) task of doing a GT replica.

this is the state I bought her in:
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1978 Chev El Camino V8
1971 Ford Fairmont (GT)
New Addision: 1972 Chevy SS (Monaro)
Dream car: '68 Dodge Coronet

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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by sidedraught » Fri 16 May 2014, 14:55

Hahahahaha, had a lekker laugh at your post. Hope you post more wrong pics in the future! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by ZA Perana » Fri 16 May 2014, 15:19

Looks like a very nice project, keep us updated as you progress.
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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by jlebenon » Fri 16 May 2014, 17:51

Tommy this picture is on my workshop wall ,,, we've got 6 elcamino's parked there because of this picture :lol:
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Post by jlebenon » Fri 16 May 2014, 21:37

In case anybody's wondering , that's Tommy's elcamino he bought in 2009 .... I printed it out and stuck it on my wall while I stripped my elcamino .... Just for inspiration
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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by ZA Perana » Fri 16 May 2014, 22:05

Super clean El Camino.
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Post by Maverick » Mon 19 May 2014, 08:17

jlebenon wrote:Tommy this picture is on my workshop wall ,,, we've got 6 elcamino's parked there because of this picture :lol:
8O awesome!

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Post by RASSIE » Mon 19 May 2014, 08:19

Nice work Tommy!! :D
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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by Mullet-Man » Mon 26 May 2014, 13:03

Some more pics!
Allot of sanding...... but sure it will be worth it
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Re: Restoration: '71 Fairmont GT XY (Replica)

Post by Mullet-Man » Mon 26 May 2014, 13:12

Jlebenon
You wont believe that Elky of mine has lost its sparckle!!
Durban weather is a biatch.... plus im like 100m from the beach so you can imagine
might send her up to my boet in Pta do keep for a while
send me a pic of yours...
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New Addision: 1972 Chevy SS (Monaro)
Dream car: '68 Dodge Coronet

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