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Slammer
11-04-2016, 05:52 PM
So it's time to post some pictures of the work done to 6201. I have still a long way to go but at least I have started, and can see some results.
I have waited a long time for a replacement frame, but that gave me time to clean up a lot of parts and search for missing parts.
The car is a november 81 gray interior 5 speed

The starting point.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/apPYRY.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnapPYRYj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/suuE3k.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnsuuE3kj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/P25f9J.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmP25f9Jj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/3DLm1c.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn3DLm1cj)

The engine came from another car (auto) and looks to be in better shape than the rest.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/tVkkLm.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pntVkkLmj)

The chassis was out in no time, and the body was never raised any higher than on the second picture.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/f5M10q.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmf5M10qj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/f1ccFz.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmf1ccFzj)

I tried to save all the parts of the frame, so that took it's time. Had to sacrifice several bolts.

I really think that refabricating a new frame would be easier than trying to repair this one. And I do not have the right equipment for that.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/qjfb6c.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnqjfb6cj)

Dangermouse
11-04-2016, 06:01 PM
It's definitely an improvement. Congrats so far. Looks like a lot of work.

Slammer
11-04-2016, 06:32 PM
Yes definitely a lot of work.

The engine was cleaned outside, got some new gaskets and looked clean enough inside for me to give it a chance.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/2nlKuA.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po2nlKuAj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/548m2R.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn548m2Rj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/Yy3LeS.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmYy3LeSj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/LnkrYv.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnLnkrYvj)

Just in case I purchased a b28e for parts should I ever need it.

Cleaning and plating.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/za9VSB.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plza9VSBj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/1GfoY6.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl1GfoY6j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/C8W1MP.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plC8W1MPj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/roFnVX.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plroFnVXj)

Slammer
11-04-2016, 06:54 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/i8JTVH.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmi8JTVHj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/oCkwe6.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmoCkwe6j)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/MFW0Mf.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmMFW0Mfj)


Got a home plating kit which make it easy to plate small parts, before you forget where they came from.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/Law98e.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmLaw98ej)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/WxaSVJ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poWxaSVJj)

Slammer
11-04-2016, 07:05 PM
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/iHdarl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pliHdarlj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/MLk7Rp.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poMLk7Rpj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/haouJe.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plhaouJej)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/fpjj0z.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmfpjj0zj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/aAXjIl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poaAXjIlj)

Bitsyncmaster
11-04-2016, 08:01 PM
WOW....Nice work.

That frame was toast. Never saw one that bad.

Slammer
11-05-2016, 03:24 AM
WOW....Nice work.

That frame was toast. Never saw one that bad.

Thanks,
yes the frame looked awful. Someone had already done some welding in the rear part.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/pD33QM.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmpD33QMj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/LpgVSg.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poLpgVSgj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/5Uwx9b.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl5Uwx9bj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/q91Dgl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnq91Dglj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/dTf6WS.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmdTf6WSj)

Slammer
11-05-2016, 03:42 AM
Underneath the body was covered with som undercoating. Decided to remove it, and spent some evenings on my back under the car with a knife and razor blade.
What a shitty job that was without a lift.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/Ey405o.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poEy405oj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/JlL52m.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plJlL52mj)

sdg3205
11-05-2016, 03:56 AM
Amazing! I spent many nights, many cans of brake clean and many brain cells (even with the haz-mask I'm sure) removing the undercoating from a car. It's like tar, and brutal stuff.

Cant wait to see the finished product.

Also, whats the backstory on the car?

DMC-81
11-05-2016, 09:00 AM
Very nice work indeed! :thumbup:

That home electroplating job turned out great as did the underbody cleaning!

dmcnorway
11-05-2016, 10:32 AM
Looking good! Hang in there, you will succeed and one more DeLorean saved! :-)

Stian Birkeland
Norway

Slammer
11-05-2016, 02:38 PM
More pictures

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/HR2MJE.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnHR2MJEj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/HiIJV4.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmHiIJV4j)



http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/CZ6imE.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnCZ6imEj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/w6z3Z7.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnw6z3Z7j)



http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/gKSMCw.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmgKSMCwj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/sgG0q4.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnsgG0q4j)



http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/9RAoyB.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po9RAoyBj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/itb6u1.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poitb6u1j)

Slammer
11-05-2016, 03:03 PM
My speedo looked suspicious, so I knew I had to fiddle with it.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/5Qvey1.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po5Qvey1j)


Only time will show if this thing work.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/liQ8aL.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmliQ8aLj)


Got my hands on a fiberglass binnacle, since my car came without one

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/7ndkAH.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl7ndkAHj)


Paiting.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/5ZUiES.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po5ZUiESj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/2Pz4Qj.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn2Pz4Qjj)

Slammer
11-05-2016, 05:49 PM
Could not resist the price on some new girling rear shocks. Colormatched a pair of spax front shocks with a old volvo colour (80)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/W7f41E.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poW7f41Ej)


More cleaned parts.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/97z9J6.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pm97z9J6j)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/rf39Yp.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plrf39Ypj)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/tE2Fbp.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/potE2Fbpj)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/yy5XQH.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plyy5XQHj)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/m0jGr2.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plm0jGr2j)

Slammer
11-05-2016, 06:01 PM
Amazing! I spent many nights, many cans of brake clean and many brain cells (even with the haz-mask I'm sure) removing the undercoating from a car. It's like tar, and brutal stuff.

Cant wait to see the finished product.

Also, whats the backstory on the car?


Got it 2 years ago:
http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?10525-Man-what-did-I-buy!


(http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?10525-Man-what-did-I-buy!)
Very nice work indeed! :thumbup:

That home electroplating job turned out great as did the underbody cleaning!

Thanks! Been inspired by your posts.

Lwanmtr
11-06-2016, 01:53 AM
Wow...what a transformation..cant wait to see it all finished.

Slammer
11-06-2016, 06:36 AM
The replacement frame arrived this summer.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/zf70iD.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pozf70iDj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/zOHZSb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnzOHZSbj)



Not without it's problems.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/oaIHJs.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmoaIHJsj)



So I sendt it off to straitening, many workhours later I got the call, it's ready. Took it home again, but that thing did not look ok so it was returned back. A couple of weeks later it was finaly ok.

Found the nearest sandblasting company and delivered the frame. The day after I got a call, the guy gave up, saying it would take days to get rid of all that epoxy. At least the rust spotts where gone.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/pwx5cE.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmpwx5cEj)


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/3mav8R.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl3mav8Rj)




Then I grinded clean every sign of cracks in the epoxy, and the rust-prone areas and painted it myself.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/JLvxlc.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmJLvxlcj)


So finally I have a frame to work on. Just took 2 years and a lot of money.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/OzsqyA.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnOzsqyAj)

Rich_NYS
11-06-2016, 08:20 AM
Looks great....you do amazing work!

dmcnorway
11-06-2016, 08:24 AM
Amazing. This is a true testimony that every abandoned DeLorean out there can be saved!

I knew the car was too good to let go when I found it. I imported it to Norway (it was exported out from Florida, US, along with a bunch of other project DeLoreans), put up for sale, and Geir ("Slammer") bought it directly from me. I wouldn't have sold it to just anybody. I sold it because I knew Geir was the right guy for this job. My mission is to get more DeLoreans restored and back on the road.

It has taken a lot of time and money, but still worth it. These cars are so rare and will only increase in value. Congratulations to Slammer, looking forward to seeing the car back on the road in due course.

Stian Birkeland
Norway

Slammer
11-06-2016, 12:01 PM
Started to assembly some of the finished parts.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/KqHxT7.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plKqHxT7j)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/bifXO7.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmbifXO7j)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/S76tMe.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poS76tMej)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/4IVoQE.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pl4IVoQEj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/BvPWIU.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnBvPWIUj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/HunPBQ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnHunPBQj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/YTawru.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poYTawruj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/h7Gh5J.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmh7Gh5Jj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/HovWyT.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmHovWyTj)


So this is where I am today. Winter temperatures up here under the north pole will stop most of the work until springtime.

Hopefully I can do something with my seats during wintertime.

If the weather is good to me, I'll try to get the engine and trans mounted before I snow in :)

cravings
11-07-2016, 07:09 AM
best thread in ages. so impressed.

Nicholas R
11-07-2016, 04:27 PM
best thread in ages. so impressed.

Agreed, I love seeing restoration stories like this. Keep it up; the work and the posting! :thumbup: :wrenchin:


EDIT: Also, can you post the info on your home plating kit? That is awesome!!

Slammer
11-07-2016, 05:12 PM
Thanks guys!
I like these kind of threads myself. Especially since my car was missing so many parts.
The plating kit came from this site (http://www.classic-plating.co.uk/Bright_Zinc.html) but others sell similar kits.

Bullitt
11-08-2016, 04:59 AM
Greetings from Norway!

This looks awesome! Great work!
I am currently working on getting my frame back together myself after blasting, welding and galvanizing.
Mine was pretty good from start with, except that the roof box was bad. Frame looked good, but the epoxy hid some stuff. Welded it myself.
Would not recomend steel blasting and galvanizing because it got too hot, and it warped some places. Had to do alot of straightening aswell.
Frame is straight, but it warped here and there. I would probably have done what you did if I knew what i know now.
End result is good though.

Here are som picture of my frame. Pictures are taken some days ago, Gas tank, plate under the frame, accumulator and gearshift linkage has been installed after they were taken.

Regards
Svein Apeland.

Slammer
11-08-2016, 09:48 AM
Great pictures! Looks like we are at the same place in the restoration.
You should make your own thread and post some more pictures of your work.

DeLorean6934
11-23-2016, 04:58 PM
great job!! i used to own this car!

Slammer
11-24-2016, 09:57 AM
great job!! i used to own this car!

Thanks! You have a PM.

Slammer
12-07-2016, 04:03 PM
Time for a update.

Installed brakelines

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/mNwiT4.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnmNwiT4j)


and fueltank


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/hSpSSl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnhSpSSlj)


One of the first thing I purchased for this project was a volvo flywheel, they are not easy to find since auto seems to be the standard on b28.
But I found one in Sweden.


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/yFcRSd.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnyFcRSdj)


Engine and transmision joined together


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/Ajv9PG.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnAjv9PGj)


bolted in the frame


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/921/iUhAP3.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pliUhAP3j)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/LWGgbw.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poLWGgbwj)


installed the drive shafts


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/iK8Dux.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poiK8Duxj)


test fitted the waterpipes


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/KAar1K.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnKAar1Kj)

Domi
12-08-2016, 03:29 PM
Amazing work done so far, I'm impressed how this is so beautiful :wrenchin:

Morpheus
12-08-2016, 04:17 PM
You have done an incredible job with this restoration, it's going to be a beautiful car! Keep it up!

Slammer
12-08-2016, 04:42 PM
Amazing work done so far, I'm impressed how this is so beautiful :wrenchin:


You have done an incredible job with this restoration, it's going to be a beautiful car! Keep it up!

Many thanks guys!

Slammer
03-03-2017, 12:17 PM
Purchased a left front fender on ebay to replace my damaged one.

The sad thing is I never got it, and today it's 2 years since that thing was payed.

sdg3205
03-03-2017, 03:55 PM
Purchased a left front fender on ebay to replace my damaged one.

The sad thing is I never got it, and today it's 2 years since that thing was payed.

eBay has buyer protection. Tell me you got your money back.

Slammer
03-03-2017, 05:27 PM
No Money back. I gave the seller time to arrange the shipping to my freight forwarder, and I think eBay buyer protection is valid only for a limited time.

Lwanmtr
03-03-2017, 05:34 PM
2 years seems like a long time to be patient...2 months would be stretching it for me...lol

Slammer
04-27-2017, 10:43 AM
Got an e-mail telling me my left front fender was dropped of for shipping overseas yesterday.
Good things happen to those who wait? I Guess :approve:

Lwanmtr
04-27-2017, 04:33 PM
Ohh..so 'soon' :)

Slammer
05-27-2017, 04:21 PM
Not much has happened during the winter, but the seats has been stripped and new trim panels made.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/mbrTLs.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnmbrTLsj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/P0PMTT.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poP0PMTTj)

This weekend the task was to join the body and the chassis.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/IlwGGV.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmIlwGGVj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/PFfa2f.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmPFfa2fj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/e9ryH7.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pme9ryH7j)

And the car is finally back on the ground

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/HxVjf9.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poHxVjf9j)

Lwanmtr
05-27-2017, 04:33 PM
Moving along nicely.

Did you make those seat back panels yourself?

Slammer
05-27-2017, 05:30 PM
Moving along nicely.

Did you make those seat back panels yourself?

Yes, using the old ones as templates.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/QXrpjG.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poQXrpjGj)

Lwanmtr
05-27-2017, 05:53 PM
Good idea there. Im missing one, so maybe ill do that for the other.

Slammer
06-11-2017, 03:02 PM
The doors are mounted


http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/M9egND.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnM9egNDj)

Spendt some time trying to understand the doorlatches, but in the end adjusting the rods made things work for me.
Adjustimg the doors however will be a big job I think.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/9NDyqI.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn9NDyqIj)

Had to testfit the bodypanels, way to early but so tempting to see how things would look.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/QWPpxb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmQWPpxbj)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/XuVv0V.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnXuVv0Vj)

I think it's time to order some paint for the fascias.

Lwanmtr
06-11-2017, 04:32 PM
Looking good.

Decided what color you want to paint them? I found a titanium that looks pretty good.

Slammer
06-11-2017, 04:52 PM
Just ordered : Alfa Romeo Grigio Antares Stromboli Met. Code 651A
I hope my supplier can mix that color.

Slammer
07-10-2017, 03:54 PM
The seats are ready.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/ZzwQKb.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmZzwQKbj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/pIkNBZ.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmpIkNBZj)

They really looked bad before.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/AtDztL.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmAtDztLj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/3Vdt3m.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn3Vdt3mj)

I even found somebodys home.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/VU7SQU.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poVU7SQUj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/XO0DAT.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnXO0DATj)

Lwanmtr
07-10-2017, 04:34 PM
Thats quite an impressive rat nest you got there...hehe

Seats are looking good.

Andrew
07-11-2017, 01:23 PM
The seat covers look great! Where did you get them?

Slammer
07-11-2017, 02:39 PM
Thanks!
Seat covers came from John Hervey.

Domi
07-11-2017, 03:30 PM
Really nice, seats looks brand new now :)

dmcnorway
07-12-2017, 03:22 PM
Looking great, I knew you were the right person to save this DeLorean!

Slammer
08-25-2017, 05:13 PM
Ok, not working very much on this car during the summer but some things has been done.
Fascias have been painted

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/ET4lxm.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poET4lxmj)

Engine is now running, but need adjustment. Too low fuelpressure.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/AybD5O.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnAybD5Oj)

Testfitting interior and finding out that I'm missing parts, even some I know I've purchased already.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/922/rpTzkc.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmrpTzkcj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/5FjJYB.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/po5FjJYBj)

It starts to look like a car but most of the bodyparts need tightening/adjusting.

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Lwanmtr
08-25-2017, 05:57 PM
Wow..looking very nice....

Gregadeth
08-25-2017, 06:22 PM
Ok, not working very much on this car during the summer but some things has been done.
Fascias have been painted

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/924/ET4lxm.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poET4lxmj)
Those look great. My fascias need an update as well. Did you get them painted, or paint them yourself? What paint / color code did you use? Thanks

Lwanmtr
08-25-2017, 06:43 PM
Not sure what he used...but for mine I used SEM Trim Black and a Titanium...I can get the actual # if you want, or I may have posted it in my resto thread too.

Slammer
08-26-2017, 02:39 AM
Those look great. My fascias need an update as well. Did you get them painted, or paint them yourself? What paint / color code did you use? Thanks

I painted the fascias myself, the color is Alfa Romeo Grigio Antares Stromboli Met. Code 651A. Did not get the clearcoat I wanted so I had to mix 2 different types of clear, but ended up too glossy in the end.

And I never painted the black parts. I'll have to see, maybe I do that later.

Gregadeth
08-28-2017, 02:12 AM
I painted the fascias myself, the color is Alfa Romeo Grigio Antares Stromboli Met. Code 651A. Did not get the clearcoat I wanted so I had to mix 2 different types of clear, but ended up too glossy in the end.

And I never painted the black parts. I'll have to see, maybe I do that later.Thanks, I googled that but all I find is a touch-up kit for scratch repair. Is that what you used or is there a spray version?

Slammer
08-28-2017, 10:05 AM
Thanks, I googled that but all I find is a touch-up kit for scratch repair. Is that what you used or is there a spray version?

I used a paint gun on my parts. Any paintshop who deals with carpaints should be able to tint the basecoat you need, and supply the clearcoat. Also primer and plasticiser if you need it.

Slammer
05-26-2018, 05:49 PM
Not much of an update, but last summer I had a guy come and change my windshield, that I ordered from Ed.
A couple of months later I discovered a gap between the glass and the roof while trying to adjust the doors.
The roof was supported before the old windshield was removed, and the guy apparently knew what he was doing but something must have gone wrong.
So the car is just sitting and waiting for a windshield reinstalling, bodypanel adjusting and a testdrive.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/923/5EzIyq.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pn5EzIyqj)

Slammer
07-20-2018, 05:44 PM
Tested the car on the open roads a couple of days ago, and everything worked well.
Did a wheel alignment and adjusted the lights.
Next hurdle, the Norwegian DMV witch is not known to be easy to deal with always.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/ZZyzMN.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/poZZyzMNj)

Lwanmtr
07-20-2018, 05:53 PM
Cool. Glad its back on the road..as long as the DMV allows it...hehe

powerline84
07-20-2018, 06:56 PM
Nice looking good!

DMC-81
07-20-2018, 07:23 PM
Congratulations! It's looking awesome. :thumbup:

Slammer
09-06-2018, 03:27 PM
The car has finally a set of plates :):)

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Lwanmtr
09-06-2018, 04:40 PM
Cool...now its all legal n everything :)