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Old 21st August 2014, 00:34   #61
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Wonderful job. Keenly following. Are any subtle mods also planned or is it going to bone stock, just like the way it rolled out of the showroom? Do you have any pics of the car in its full glory?
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Old 21st August 2014, 00:35   #62
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Excellent Work there Pavan.

You got an excellent craftsman in the form of your welder. I am amazed the way you guyz are able to re-create the corroded parts to its original glory.

I see most of the body panes half-eaten by rust and your team is able to recreate the part and still maintain the originality of the shapes, contours and the depths. Commendable job there. Its very difficult for somebody to purely imagine the missing part and recreate/weld it accurately in 3D.

Thanks for sharing and all the best with many more such wonderful restoration projects.

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Old 21st August 2014, 08:19   #63
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YO!!! Finally more pics, Happy to see the rock star car take shape.

Amazing, as usual the job you & your crafty team put in replacing all the rusted body parts is hard to believe....

Keep up to good work,

Hope to see updates now on a weekly basics..
Yeh Dil Maange More!!
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Great job,

the amount hard labor that is put in is epic. Waiting to see the beast in its full glory. Post some spell binding pics please.
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Old 22nd August 2014, 18:15   #65
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This is indeed such a brilliant job pavan. So nice to see an Impala in India and it being restored to its original glory.. Waiting for you upload the final batch of pics, once the restoration is done.
kudos to you and team !
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Old 22nd August 2014, 21:42   #66
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Fantastic job.

Please do inquire about Epoxy products for automobiles that can be applied to the entire body work before, the primer and the paint goes on. They will prolong the body life significantly. In my opinion, they are absolutely worth it.

Clear coat the car too. It'll prolong you paint for years.

Great going man. Your workers are just fantastic. Great kudos to them.
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Old 5th October 2014, 10:16   #67
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@PAVAN KADAM Any News on The Chevy? Almost two months with no updates...

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Old 5th October 2014, 20:01   #68
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Sorry folks for not updating this thread in a long time.

In the background there were works carried out on the car that were related to fittings, shut lines and bodylines etc., hence nothing much to post about.

The car has turned around well so far, hopeful to complete the paint prep process ASAP.
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Pavan, very curious to know the status of this BEAUTY.
Please update bro.. this is one car, which make all sing..
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So many of us are reading this thread with bated breath. Kudos to an amazing job so far on a herculean task.
It's coming out beautifully and I think a lot of us are living vicariously through your restoration endeavours.
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Old 17th December 2014, 22:12   #71
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Pavan, very curious to know the status of this BEAUTY.
Please update bro.. this is one car, which make all sing..
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So many of us are reading this thread with bated breath. Kudos to an amazing job so far on a herculean task.
It's coming out beautifully and I think a lot of us are living vicariously through your restoration endeavours.
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Thank you folks for the interest shown

Well, i am glad to announce, the project is on its Last stage , presently its no more a RUSTBUCKET , the surface curing is in process, last coat of surfacer needs to be sprayed, and hopefully we might finish painting by the year end.
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The Impala is now Ready for Paint
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The Impala is now Ready for Paint
The paint will be Glasurit, I presume?

Any work on the engine done so far? You know what I mean.
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cant wait to see this american muscle in some nice deep candy colour with racing stripes and all the chrome in place. Its in the right hands at last. what colour are you planning ? seems some thing dark since the sealer is black?

what type of paint is in the trunk? some special anti corrosive ?

cant wait to see it .
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cant wait to see this american muscle in some nice deep candy colour with racing stripes and all the chrome in place. Its in the right hands at last. what colour are you planning ? seems some thing dark since the sealer is black?

what type of paint is in the trunk? some special anti corrosive ?

cant wait to see it .
The colour will be dark- However, the stripes and assorted additional bling are unlikely to be present

The paint in the boot isn't any different from the one all over the body.

There is a Jaguar in the background, I see.

Anything on that?

There is a K&N box present as well. Hmmm

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