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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Covertible Custom, LS2 (Click the picture to open the album.)
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 Gallery: Page Customs  Album: Completed Projects   

This is how it started out, lets see what happens as it is taken apart, 100% restored, customized, and put back together.
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For best access to all areas, a rotisserie is a must.
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Areas of perforation rust not requiring panel replacement will be treated differently from surface rust areas. Damage is already done here and will be dealt with accordingly.
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Here was a combination of perforation and surface rust. Note the tacking in of the new full LR quarter panel. The original was beyond repair but had been hidden by a pretty paint job.
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Other areas of rust, common to old Camaros, will be repaired.
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Small rust area of floor pan during repair process.
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If the rust is too bad the panel may be partially removed and replaced if a complete panel is not necessary. We try to keep as much original metal as possible.
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Here we have both new quarter panels welded in and ready to start the finish work.
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Here you can see the addition of frame extensions. These are made to tie the front subframe to the rear frame rails for added strength, especially needed on convertibles.
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Finally in the paint booth for final primer and then on to paint.
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With the subframe painted, the color will start appling over the entire car.
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The under side is coated with "OTO", a chip resistant coating prior to painting.
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With the underside now complete, it is nearly ready to start the assembly.
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We wondered how the owner's color selection would look........
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........and it looks MUCH better than we invisioned in our heads.
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 Gallery: Page Customs  Album: Completed Projects   
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