1966 Pontiac Tempest: Project Resto!

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  1. scarymonster

    scarymonster Member

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    She's home! First order of business: empty it out! It's so full of crap I don't know what is in there!
     

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    OK so here is what was in there
     

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    Well that's certainly some uh stuff...
     
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    scarymonster Member

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    Looked like a lot more than there was. The seats were all rolled up in there with floorboards, headers, lots of trim pieces and other rust!
     
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    1tireman Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on getting her home!
     
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    ModelT1 Still Lost in the 50's

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    That's some nice stuff that came with the wagon. Should get enough out of it to do a full resto. :clap:
    The wagon doesn't look too bad from the photos.
     
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    Oh yea! The headers in the **** pile will pay for my 9K paint job by themselves!
     
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    busterwivell Bill, AZ Geezer

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    Our 67 Malibu wagon project looks kinda bad, paintwise, too. My son-in-law and I are thinking about trying to paint it ourselves with the Eastwood paints........seem to be reasonably priced. I figure we can't learn any younger............
     
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    OldFox Curmudgeon

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    That BBQ grill probably took up too much space in the back. :rofl:
     
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    Your Pontiac looks like a lot of work but will make a great ride when it is done. You should be able to get good parts from people who deal in Pontiac or even Chevelle parts. The body style is very similar to my own 66 Malibu Wagon project. http://www.stationwagonforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=29015&highlight=rmay
    I am doing a 2 door conversion with a little Nomad style. I usually sell off extra parts from my builds to help invest in other parts I need. Your Pontiac might look cool with a little GTO influence.
    If you hear of any companies making headliners for these 66 GM Wagons, let me know.
    Don't be afraid to be creative. Good luck and have fun with your build.
     
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    LOL! I was thinking the same thing....snicker snicker! :lolup:
     
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    Both OPG and Yearone market headliners for these wagons. I guess they both sell from the same manufacturer. I got mine (For a tempest 67 wagon) from Yearone. Have not yet installed so I can't tell yet how it fits.
     
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    Nice save. U have the same car as mine. I have a 400 and 4spd manual tranny. Runs good. I will have a tri power to be put on someday. Little by little
     

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