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Old June 27th, 2014, 11:04 AM
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Why clear it? They didn't do that from the factory and your results look fantastic. The spatter paint should hold up quite nicely as long as you're not going to use this beast for hauling engines in the trunk.....
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Old June 27th, 2014, 11:17 AM
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Eastwood advises using a clear on it.
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Old June 27th, 2014, 11:56 AM
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That came out perfect and it will look even better with the clear. Unfortunately for me I have to put a whole new trunk pan in!! I have a long road to travel! Glad yours is coming so quick, you will be enjoying it before the end of summer.
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Old July 21st, 2014, 09:18 AM
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So I couldn't put a ratty taillight harness in my freshly spattered trunk.
I've seen two kinds of tape on the harness' of my car so I bought both kinds of original GM harness wrap tape, a non stick PVC type and a cloth sticky kind. I've seen that the sticky cloth kind was for areas of higher heat.

The rear taillight I noticed was the PVC type, but as I unraveled it it had the cloth kind underneath. So I wrapped it first with the cloth type then the non stick. Tough to tell in the pics but it came out nice the PVC type sticks to the cloth and makes the wrapping much easier.
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Old July 21st, 2014, 10:43 AM
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Nice. If you look at an OEM harness you'll also notice they got max coverage out of their wiring tape. The wraps were as far apart as possible with minimum overlap.
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Old July 21st, 2014, 12:57 PM
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Now arent you glad you didnt buy that Rallye when you went and looked at it for me . Love the build and subscribed buddy. Keep up the great work
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But Rallye's are so cool! Thanks Tom, glad to see you back.
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Old June 4th, 2015, 06:01 PM
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A little progress today. Installed KYB Shocks painted gray and the gas tank installed with 70Post's gas tank pad. Engine is going in next week!!!!
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Glad to see a new post. Project is coming along.

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It's been is a long road but there is a light at the end of the tunnel!



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Old January 2nd, 2019, 06:43 AM
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Nice!
The blue with black stripes look look very sharp and work well with the 69 body line.
I'm glad to see you are making progress with your build thanks for sharing.
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Well it's basically done-ish, they're never really done!
It's been a long road almost 9 years!
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Beautiful! Well done sir. Dig your T/A too.
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I love the 69"s this is sweet
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