Daliant. Posted May 31, 2012 Report Share Posted May 31, 2012 Well it's time I start a thread for my project so here it is: I bought the car in June 2011 from a guy who started to fix her up but I think he was in a little over his head. The car ran, moved under its own power and stopped (sort of) but it was far from being road worthy, the car was last registered in 1967 so sitting for 44 yrs took its toll. Mice had eaten almost every wire under the dash, above the headliner and in the trunk so none of the lights worked. Almost every wheel cylinder leaked and the master cyl was plugged up with rust so a disk brake swap along with a dual circuit master cyl was the first order of business. After getting the brakes to work the next job was a total rewire from front to back. So now I have brakes, lights, charging, horn, turn signals, etc.. ready for the road! I go to the DMV expecting a major fiasco because the paper work for the car was almost a half century old faded piece of paper a little bigger than a business card with the info hand written insted of typed, the clerks at the DMV deal with newer car titles 99.9 percent of the time so I was expecting a problem. Much to my amazement I walked out of the DMV after about 15 minutes with a set of plates and a registation with my name on it:D. It felt good driving a 65 year old car that hadn't been on the road for past 44 yrs, it gave me a sence of accomplishment. Enough chat here's some pics: As purchased: Ratty (and mouse eaten) custom interior: Cool old decal from the 60's At its first car show Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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