1968 Charger restomod

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 02 Feb 2017, 15:58

kingjoop wrote:lekker bezig baas! :good:
Thanks :)
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Nikonized » 06 Feb 2017, 09:45

Very nice!

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Mr. Lee » 08 Feb 2017, 20:03

The Master himself. Nice video Lennard and great progress :good:

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 09 Feb 2017, 00:49

Thanks guys. :)
For now it's sanding, primer, sanding, primer and more sanding.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by 68reaper » 09 Feb 2017, 14:46

:yeah: Nice 68 with 6pack scoop
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 11 Feb 2017, 06:29

I started cleaning up the gauge cluster. Glass beaded and painted the housing. Put new lenses and gaskets in. I bought new gauges because restoring the originals was more expensive. I'm making my own volt meter to replace the amperage meter as you can see on the right side, because amp meters are prone to start a dash fire.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by BigBlockMopar » 11 Feb 2017, 10:54

"Good busy" :)

Het probleem van een Ampère-meter is ook, dat als deze doorbrandt, dat dan ook spanning wegvalt verderop in het systeem. Dus de auto is dan 'dead in the water'.

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 11 Feb 2017, 17:17

BigBlockMopar wrote:"Good busy" :)

Het probleem van een Ampère-meter is ook, dat als deze doorbrandt, dat dan ook spanning wegvalt verderop in het systeem. Dus de auto is dan 'dead in the water'.
That would suck... but not as bad as a car fire.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 11 Feb 2017, 21:53

And the stock looking volt meter is finished.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Sixtyeight » 12 Feb 2017, 16:34

Netjes, mooi werk!

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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 15 Feb 2017, 23:12

Thanks Jeroen. :)
Restoring the taillights.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by 68reaper » 16 Feb 2017, 08:24

How did you do the taillights?
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 16 Feb 2017, 17:55

I took them completely apart. Rechromed the housing and I bought new bezels because mine were badly pitted.
Then I polished the lenses and when the housings came back from rechroming, I painted the reflectors silver and the housing partially black.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by 68reaper » 16 Feb 2017, 18:36

Nice looks good!
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 07 Mar 2017, 02:34

Almost ready for paint. 8)
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 26 Mar 2017, 01:59

Test fitting the loose parts like the grill to check and fix the gaps.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 19 Apr 2017, 23:20

Paint for my hooptie. :)
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by jeffrey..... » 20 Apr 2017, 19:27

Vind je het niet zonde om na al het werk deze in flat black te spuiten?

No offense, zelf denk ik de dart later mat grijs te doen na restauratie. Of toch glans... voor de waarde en schoon houden beter
Maar ik doe het toch ook voor mezelf
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 22 Apr 2017, 18:26

I like satin black on a charger because it looks sinister.
I'm keeping the car till the day I die so I'm not worried about the resale value.
The fiberglass parts came out nice.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by Dickdale » 22 Apr 2017, 19:43

Awesome!!
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 24 Apr 2017, 15:21

Dickdale wrote:Awesome!!
Thanks :)
Got the Vectors cleaned up and ready to mount the tires.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by 68reaper » 24 Apr 2017, 23:59

Awesome!
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 25 Apr 2017, 05:56

68reaper wrote:Awesome!
Thanks 8)
Blasted the windshield wiper arms with glass beads and put new Trico classic blades on them. Now they look just like they did back in '68.
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 25 Apr 2017, 21:35

Back in black :)
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Re: 1968 Charger restomod

Post by blade » 14 Jun 2017, 08:29

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