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my pythetic atempt to fix a 72 rust buket

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Passenger Side Floor Cleaning

ok well dam hot out today but rather then lay around the house i have pulled both my seats perhaps i shoulda left my drivers one alone but eh anyhow the passenger side is not as bad as the driver side upan closer look but still i need to go beef up my structur as my door closes bit stiff like the other side was doing hopefully i can also get my suspention mounting point beefed up also as the local potholes will take their toll on it if i don't after pulling up the carpet and sound damping

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First Fire Of The Year

fired the tank up today for the first time this year in otherwards i still have her sitting here and now my mothers talking of stealing it back and driving it to central amarica

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I Think I Found A New Car Body 68 145

found her on facebook of all places the guy has to many projects lol hes curently restoring a 1959 Volvo PV 544 said 1k the 68 145 is mine probly go get in in the spring when got the time to do it its in hamilton though sure a hell of a ways away both cars in this shot lol

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Doh!

DOH! busted my driver side miror off walking past the car :S the glass did not break though

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Hmm Time To Sort Threw My Bucket Of Crap :s

now its time to figure out were all the signal light crap went to on me :S and put it back together so its street legalas in the next week i will probly get plates put on here and take it pout for a spin and see how shes runing... emptyed my bucket and cleaned my misc parts to see what i have for screws and crap... figures the parts i don't need i got tuns of spares :S but the one i need i missing half the parts :S i will probly need to replace some bushings :S since shes sat for 5 years pu

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Goodies In The Mail

2 weeks ago i picked this up on ebay and it finaly came today don't know if any of the fellow 140 guys on here need any info outa it just ask me and i can photography the pages also finshed the floor last night now to finish the wheel well

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Driverside Floor Is Now Done....

so finsied off the floor on the driver side and reatched the rear seat floor... to the gunel interesting note about this is my doors close properly again and open smoother even notice a change on the pasinger side and its solid as hell in this area

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Rubuilding The Wheel Well Artch

well started the slow teadious part of rebuilding my wheel well artch and tieing it into the floor / structure this what we got done tonight ran outa wire again for the welder DOH! sprayed it with the zink oxide primer for the time being

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Driver Floor Almost Done

drivers floor is getting closer to being done now to grinde and tuch up and do the rear seat area and then jack it up and door the welds from the botem side and beef the frame up

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Rain

hmm yea haven't done much more since we welded thouse peaces of metal in due to rain anyhow a pic of the beast

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Progress Pic

sorry forogt to take a shot yesterday but heres what we did

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Driver Side Floor Update

beefed up the sub frame today by welding in some new peaces man the metal they used sure is thiner to what we used lol b ut then you look a new cars and they use thiner sheet metal then whats on the poor old 145 lol its amazing how cars are built so cheaply and yet we spend so much on them......

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Driver Side Flor

pulled out my seat and folded back the carpeting and put on some anti rust stuff crycled areas are where theres holes in the frame

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Hmm Its Realy Been A While

still have the car still runs like a cherry guna fix it up enuff for the summer and see about finding another body for her so what have i been doing since my last entry lets see started an aprentership for industrial electrician and went to mexico/belize for 3 months and drove around in the 240 benz that my mother has with my guts in it lol all thats left of my benz the guts live in the one above lol

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Sad For My Car..

makes me sad to see how bad the rust is :S i think my best option is to find another 145 and build 1 out of 2 and store all the spare parts i can get in a storeage locker for it. down the street is an old warehouse thats rented out for storeing boats and working on cars ect should give the number on the building a call and find out how much they want for rent

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Moved The Car

well i moved it out from the back yard to the front car port also drove it around the block first time actualy driving the beast my self its a tank but ones its moving its happy

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Another Quest Done

Another Quest Done. Found new brake pads who woulda thought i would have such a hard time finding pads for my car. if i had girling calipers i would of found a set real esay. But i have the ATE So today i was out runing around looking for pads agian and was sent to a shop by another shop and get there and ask and the guy looks on his computer then shook his head and then said wait here while i see what i have in the back back for old stock and vala he came back with a set of premiu

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Brake Job

well being we have the parts car almost striped and have the doner motor for the acord sitting waiting to be tossed in the accord we decided to move the volvo but..... if you recall my brake lines are all rusty while trying to move the tank it stalled and moved forward and niped the brake lines on the flower box infront for the volvo doh so we get the volvo outa the way anyhow i move the car slowly and we put nail in to plug the line so we get it outa the yard and push the parts accord back in

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So...

well its just sat all summer till today we fired it up first turn with out the choke in it purred was like holy stuff lol but then the back carb started acting up so we pulled it and cleaned omg it was full of some weird grey mudy substance....... put it back on and fired it up with the chocke on this time and it pured then the main fuel line starts squrting now i need a new one of those.... gues over the years the bracket that mounts it to the motor wore a hole in it lol...... just gota fix th

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What A Beatifull Winter We Have Had So Far

what a beatifull winter we have had so far. its been hovering around zero since befro christmas and its a rather nice change from are normal -50 in jan we get here witch puts a smile on my face. the holidays were fun got to see my grandma who flew out this year instead me going to see her lol. as usual i don't get much boot but its stuff i need so i am happy lol. all i realy did on my holiday was play simcity4 and take my grandma to the bay in downtown winnipeg witch was kinda nice brought back

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Aww The Snow Has Arived

been a while since i was last here sorta forgot about this place anyhow this week we had a foot of snow fall in 12 hours. the temp was only like -3°C during this storm then after it ended the temp droped down to -20°C then yesterday friday it whent back up to +3°C and today same thing supost to go up to 3°C. this was are first major storm and snow fall for this winter season all and all we have had wores storms that shut the city down completly just this one caught us off gard lol pics i took

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Not A Volvo One But It Should Work

went out to bucks with my dad to get parts for the hond grabed these 2 radios see if i can get one of them to work and put it in the volvo to replace the pos thats in it. the curent one is a pos tapeplayer that eats tapes trany died on accord so the volvo got moved back under the lylock tree for now .... also got one of thoughs inflatible hot tubs works great just gota move it into the basement befor it snows. hmm not mutch els to report other than the accord has taught me somthings that i c

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