60 dynamic in for bodywork over winter - ClassicOldsmobile.com


Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old November 28th, 2016, 12:29 PM   #1
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
Arrow 60 dynamic in for bodywork over winter

From a barn find with its 371, its making its way back.
So far its been wiring, full new brake system, Tires and wheels and now in for paint and body. I know its not a frame off but it'll be a sweet ride come summer.
of the 65 cars I've build since I was 15, this is the first time I've jobbed out a body and paint project. My back just doesnt like that sort of thing anymore.

I dont want to announce the colours yet, its all about the suspense, but it will be two tone.
Here's a link to the photos as I get them, hope you enjoy.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...1&l=b289e73098

I do need to find an interior, does anyone know with certainty if a 59/ 60 impala interior will fit? I cant find a reproduction olds interior.
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 28th, 2016, 12:58 PM   #2
btw
Smokin' BBQ Member
 
btw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Atop Spencer Mtn, NC
Posts: 454
That is going to be awesome!

I'm looking to resurrect a 59/60 coupe at some point in my aging years.
btw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2016, 12:41 PM   #3
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
Progress and dreaming ahead.
The body has been very solid with minimal patch panels needed. I was pleased to find a similar green used on this one with the wide whites, mine will be darker more Absinthe green if you will. My greatest friend who passed last hear had a favorite saying so it will become the name of my olds to remember him. It'll be painted by a pin striper on the trunk lid. Door handles are too pitted and will be replaced.
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2016, 12:42 PM   #4
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
And the exhaust treatment will look like this..
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 8th, 2016, 05:50 PM   #5
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Poconos, Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,339
The 1960 Eighty-Eight has always been a favorite. My brother had one for some years. Even with the 371, the Dynamic was very potent. The clean and smooth design has made a comeback and is becoming very popular. His was a monotone silver with a grey cloth interior. Personally, I do not like when they lower or retromod it. It was always thought that Olds was going to place the exhaust exit where the optional back-up lights ended up. Did your Eighty-Eight have the optional back-up lights, and if so, are you going to relocate them? Your project is coming along very nicely.
anthonyP is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2016, 12:32 PM   #6
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
No, it was a back up light delete car. I'm not fussy about seeing them slammed, but i do like a little lower stance. Some shaving is in order too as the pot metal is a little too pitted.
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 9th, 2016, 12:55 PM   #7
Registered User
 
D. Yaros's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: SE Wisconsin
Posts: 1,484
Hard to beat the lines of the 1960 model year!
D. Yaros is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 29th, 2016, 05:17 PM   #8
Registered User
 
therobski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth
Posts: 1,616
Keep us posted with some updates very nice project.
therobski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 30th, 2016, 08:03 AM   #9
Registered User
 
Don R.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 776
Looking good, I'm subscribed. Love the big cars!
Don R. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 30th, 2016, 10:00 AM   #10
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
Some stainless for the " exhaust ports", and an idea for upcoming pin stripping for the drums.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 15723381_1358109824221809_4901262644705098987_o.jpg (85.7 KB, 38 views)
File Type: jpg 15724545_1358109864221805_7900870842010302224_o.jpg (94.8 KB, 34 views)
File Type: jpg stripe.jpg (796.6 KB, 38 views)
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 30th, 2016, 12:04 PM   #11
Moderator
 
Olds64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Edmond, OK
Posts: 9,077
Olds64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 11th, 2017, 01:25 PM   #12
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
Some clean up and a mouse eviction.
The stainless for the exhaust ports.
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 10th, 2017, 12:20 PM   #13
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 19th, 2017, 09:48 AM   #14
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
LeadFred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 19
The pearl white applied.
Its going to blast when its in the sun.
Oh, and lookie at that interior trim colour.
LeadFred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 19th, 2017, 11:58 AM   #15
Moderator
 
oldcutlass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Granbury, Texas
Posts: 26,001
Looking good
oldcutlass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 19th, 2017, 01:48 PM   #16
72 Olds CS
 
RetroRanger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 3,296
that car looks awesome ! I like the red line pinstripe on the drum, did you use the reflective MC tape?
RetroRanger is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good beginner bodywork book ? Ranzan Body work 5 March 24th, 2012 06:11 PM
Bodywork 72cutlassolds The Newbie Forum 2 February 5th, 2012 07:58 PM
bodywork i have done**non Olds** 85_Cutlass_Sedan General Discussion 8 January 12th, 2011 04:21 PM
Good Bodywork & Paint books ? Ranzan Body & Paint 2 December 5th, 2010 04:53 PM
Paint/bodywork type question. 2blu442 Body work 9 February 6th, 2009 04:36 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:22 PM.


All content Copyright 2017 by Internet Brands, Inc.