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by WhiteRhino
Wed 21 Dec 2011, 14:01
Forum: Restoration
Topic: How to remove rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 1394

Re: How to remove rust?

Although the panel beater that is doing the work initially did not want to strip the car i convinced him that this is the way to go. So we are going to strip her and have her sandblasted to see what body work needs to be done. Once i can actually see what bodywork needs be done i will decide what ro...
by WhiteRhino
Tue 20 Dec 2011, 11:47
Forum: Restoration
Topic: How to remove rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 1394

Re: How to remove rust?

Thanks Barry,

The car is standing at a panel-beater in Somerset West so all the equipment i need is there...the skills to do it myself is what is lacking.

If you don't mind send me more details about the course you spoke about

Ryno
by WhiteRhino
Tue 20 Dec 2011, 10:29
Forum: Restoration
Topic: How to remove rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 1394

Re: How to remove rust?

Thanks for the responses thus far. If I were to attempt to make the strips myself what thickness of sheet metal should i use?

R
by WhiteRhino
Tue 20 Dec 2011, 09:14
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1972 Fairlane 500
Replies: 34
Views: 5337

Re: 1972 Fairlane 500

The stripes were vinyl, i think... either way it took some effort to put it on so i think it was intentional.
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by WhiteRhino
Mon 19 Dec 2011, 15:32
Forum: Restoration
Topic: How to remove rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 1394

How to remove rust?

Hi, My Fairlane has a fair amount of rust but in bad places like the pillars and door frames. So far the shop that is working on the car suggested that i get a donor shell so they can cut out the pieces they need and weld it in my shell. Is this only way of doing it or are there other options? Also,...
by WhiteRhino
Mon 19 Dec 2011, 15:17
Forum: Cars wanted
Topic: Looking for donor 1972 Fairlane 500
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Looking for donor 1972 Fairlane 500

Hi, I am looking for a donor '72 Fairlane 500. I am not so interested in the trimmings and chrome as my car has almost everything and my budget is limited. What I currently need is a shell with doors as this is where the most severe rust us. The shell has rust where the roof, windshield and pillar m...
by WhiteRhino
Mon 19 Dec 2011, 15:06
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1972 Fairlane 500
Replies: 34
Views: 5337

1972 Fairlane 500

Hi, I am from Cape Town and bought a Fairlane 500 a while back which appeared to be in a "fairly good state" for the amount. Unfortunately this was a bit of a different case once the restoration started but lets see where it takes me... Any advice on how to restore this puppy will be appreciated! IM...