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  • mwg55 started a blog post Sorry to be gone so long
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    Sorry to be gone so long

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    To all my Motortopia friends I know I have not kept in touch like I should have over the last few years, for that I truly apologize. Since my last communication I do now have the car together and driving! I will post some new pictures and you can go to my...
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  • mwg55 started a blog post Monte Carlo update
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    Monte Carlo update

    Today is March 14, 2009, and for the first time since December 29, 2006, the Monte Carlo has left the garage under it's own power!! Insignificant for most but a real milestone for me. Still a ton of work to do, but baby steps. Hopefully more to come soon.
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  • mwg55 started a blog post 1972 Monte Carlo
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    1972 Monte Carlo

    You really can't tell but I have been working on the Monte. Since the last update I have primed and blocked, primed and blocked. Now I think all of the body work is done. Tomorrow I will shoot 4-5 coats of primer, and next week block and final sand and it...
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  • mwg55 started a blog post Challenge
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    Challenge

    Help!! The Monte is being challenged again, and once again I will probably lose again, (1-5), without your help. There is some progress in the restoration just nothing you can see right now.
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  • mwg55 started a blog post Monte Carlo restoration
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    Monte Carlo restoration

    Today is April 25 and anouther milestone is reached. The engine fired today!! YAHOO. I finished building the engine almost exactly two years ago and finally started it for the first time today. What a great feeling. Would you believe it started on the...
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  • mwg55 started a blog post Monte Carlo restoration
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    Monte Carlo restoration

    Today is March 8, and the weather has been fantastic the last couple of days, in the 70's but the next few days will be closer to normal. Worked in the yard yesterday so today I got to play with the car. Had a buddy, a body guy, come over this moring and...
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  • mwg55 started a blog post Monte Carlo progress
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    Monte Carlo progress

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    It is March 2, 2009, and the Monte Carlo is back in my garage after 5 months at the body shop for new quarters. I can understand to some extent but 5 months for quarters is too long, anyway it is home and I am happy!! If it warms up a little it will get a...
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Flora, Illinois
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