restauration 360glt

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restauration 360glt

Post by ronald » 02 Dec 2007 05:28 pm

a few monds ago ,i introduced myself here
now my 360 is in 100 pieces
and there is a lot of rust,to repair
but untill now there is nothing that we can't repair
all the rust is grinded out now
here some pics

this was the car

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and this is his shape now :cry:

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that was the car
i also have another engine
it is a 2.3litre 8v (b230fb)
here it is painted allready

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still a lot of work,but at the end it's gonna be a beauty

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Post by jarlidge » 02 Dec 2007 05:55 pm

it looks like its going a fantastic car once you have finished all the hard work.
well done

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Post by griffo20022 » 02 Dec 2007 09:34 pm

Great stuff Ronald *thumbs up* I'd love to be able to do that with my car! I've got a few rust spots that need clearing up lol
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Post by Frits » 02 Dec 2007 11:48 pm

Yes, a lot of work! I'v seen the car friday, really strange to see a beauty like that in this shape right now. However, I know Ronald, and he does everything whats best for the car. Ronald does have a nice workplace, and good beer too :lol:

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Post by Jason B » 03 Dec 2007 09:27 pm

Cool, your going with the same engine swap as me (though not quite yet) would love to hear more about your plans, especially engine related ones!

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Post by ronald » 03 Aug 2008 11:27 am

the engine is fiited in the car and it runs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9G9KMRx0mQ

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Post by jtbo » 03 Aug 2008 11:58 am

Beautiful :)

I really like your work, everything looks done so perfectly that it puts everything I have manage to shame really :shock:

Congrats, I'm sure car will be real pleasure to drive at road when finished sm40
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Post by Figgy » 03 Aug 2008 12:08 pm

Not hard to see plenty of hard work going in to that car....it will all be worth it!

Oh, I like the 360 GLT on the doors and the rims!
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Post by 340GLT » 03 Aug 2008 12:45 pm

Looking good, and i know first hand ALL about rust repair. Keep up the good work.
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Post by Jason B » 03 Aug 2008 02:52 pm

Fantastic! - just the inspiration I need!
'89 360 GLE awaiting 2.3 power

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Post by ronald » 22 Aug 2008 06:25 pm

he some pics of the car now

this was before the engine was fitted into the car

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the guy on the last pic ,thats me :D

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Post by Jason B » 22 Aug 2008 06:47 pm

awesome! must be great to have a nice large indoor space to work on cars!! I have to pick and choose days in between the rain :(, and you can't leave anthing half done on the drive or someone will steal it or mess with it :(
'89 360 GLE awaiting 2.3 power

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Post by MJ » 22 Aug 2008 08:13 pm

Nice colour ;) Is it going to stay Iron oxide red :P
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Post by ronald » 22 Aug 2008 09:19 pm

MJ wrote:Nice colour ;) Is it going to stay Iron oxide red :P
no ofcourse not it's gonna be the original colour
this is just primer

the original colour was 219-5

and that has to come back on the car

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Post by SteveP » 22 Aug 2008 10:25 pm

Very jealous! What I'dve liked to have done given the time, practicalities, space and money etc etc :lol:
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