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Cars > CorvairJim’s Garage > Albums > Curbside 66 1962 Chevy II Nova Convertible model restoration.

 

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Description: This is an AMT 1962 Chevy II Nova Convertible model that the restorer buoght as an old "Glue Bomb". He dismantled it and completely restored it to the condition you'll see at the end of the album. No fair peeking!
By: CorvairJim
Number of photos: 37
Updated: Sat Feb 7, 2009 4:50 pm
Trophies: 338 total

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Before. The restoration of the '69 Impala SS convertible model in...
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Lots of potential here, but it'll take a bunch of work to bring it...
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The model as Curbside 66 got it. kinda rough, but mostly all there.
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Looks to me like this model may have started out as a hardtop...
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Rough, but fairly easily fixed with a little patience.
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With the bodywork completed, the model goes into primer.
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Yes, you should prime the interior, too. Anything you paint should...
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In white primer, with the edges cut in in the finish color.
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The basic interior tub had the seats cast into it, making detailing...
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The underside of the interior bucket shows attention to detail....
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The windshiels as it cme. Lots of scratches! This piece isn't...
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The first step is to polish it down with the coarsest of a set of...
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Then work your way through each finer grit polishing cloth, being...
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By this point, you've gone as far as a polishing kit will take you....
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... So, using a wet cloth, polish it out with automotive polish and...
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A test fit with the chassis. Note the bare steel wheels on the...
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Coming along nicely.
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The restored interior looks just like the real thing!
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Getting closer to completion. The new tires and wheels are ready to...
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A test-fit of the "Up-Top"
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