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1970 Olds 442 Convertible
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Just getting started, this will be a frame on restoration for the original owner.
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Although not in too bad of a condition, a few panels will need to be replaced due to perforation rust.
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With the front end sheet metal, engine and trans removed we can now start to clean up the frame and firewall area.
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Plenty of oil leaks to deal with here, a complete rebuild of the engine and trans is in order.
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At least the carb will be good to go, it looks new so it may not need any attention.
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Here is what everyone fears, now that mouldings are removed the rust is revealed. No one knew this was here but it has to fixed.
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There was rust under every moulding that was removed. Unfortunately as the rust is discovered the repair time and cost both go up.
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Although we knew the front fenders and trunk lid were too rusted to repair we did not know about the hidden issues.
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Repairs underway to get rid of the rust.
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Looking much better with repairs and primer.
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