1972 GS Stage1 in Flame Orange

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  1. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    Amazing what an hour and a half in the garage will do..
     

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  2. Max Damage

    Max Damage Well-Known Member

    Are NOS O-rings still good?
     
  3. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    AMD quarter came today. I started to cut. I haven't decided 100% where I want to stop, so I just cut where I know it's going to be replaced for sure...then I'll trim as I need to. I'll probably end up going up to the top line, and then coming down about 6" from the lead joint at the C pillar. Leaving the factory door jamb and window reveal as well. I'm not really a fan of the aftermarket door jamb reveal. It's not as crisp as the factory, and leaves a little to be desired for the gap shape.
     

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  4. no1oldsfan

    no1oldsfan Well-Known Member

    X Ten
     
  5. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    I ended up replacing the entire quarter.
     

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  6. breakinbuick11

    breakinbuick11 Platinum Level Contributor

    Can’t even tell! Did you end up keeping the factory jamb?

    quick question- tips for stripping a trunk floor? My guess is bourbon and a wire wheel..
     
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  7. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    No I ripped the whole thing off. Saved some time metal working.

    Yeah, DA, wire wheel, etc for the trunk floor.
     
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  8. Smartin

    Smartin antiqueautomotiveservice.com Staff Member

    Not much progress at all here lately. Lots of wrapping stuff up at work for the season before the weather takes a dump. I did manage to get the first coat of polyester primer on the body shell and hood today. I love the crispness of the body line on these AMD quarters...
     

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