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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-06-03 8:57 PM (#275315)
Subject: 1958 regal lancer restoration



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Just imported this 1958 regal lancer into uk from kansas, original copper over black car, with help from neil data plate shows it has following:

built 2/1/58
torqueflite trans
power brakes
powers steering
air foam rear seat
variable speed wipers
o/s mirror
solex tinted glass
under hood mat
rear speaker with fader

also has the dual rear anntenas, has usual rust in rockers and lower quarters, interior mostly trash will need fully redoing, have found a company over here that could possible recreate the foam headliner in copper colour, the visors cleaned up like new so thats a bonus, somebody has replaced the seats and headliner out of a 57, door panels still there although need retrimming and padded dash has shunk and perished, not had car running has engine was removed to rebuild, its a 350 with single 4 barrel.





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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-06-03 9:06 PM (#275318 - in reply to #275315)
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just looking at the dealer emblem on trunk lid looks like it was supplied new by Markley Motors in Colorado, just done some searching a looks to have been a dodge dealer in the 50`s,still around and now a honda dealer, possibly could have been around the Colorado Kansas area most of its life? does anyone recognise the car?



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Posted 2011-06-03 10:14 PM (#275333 - in reply to #275315)
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Congrats on the car - NICE colors - can't wait to see what you do with it . . .





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Posted 2011-06-03 11:50 PM (#275344 - in reply to #275315)
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I hope this will be a continuing thread, I am looking forward to seeing this car redone.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-04 12:03 AM (#275347 - in reply to #275344)
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Wow! Congratulations again, Paul! You know most of what I do from the other thread. Have you received the IBM card from Chrysler Historical yet? I would be curious if Markley was the original seller or a used car seller. That dealer emblem looks like it might be of a later vintage to me - it will be interesting to find out more.

Now I am confused! I thought this car had the D-500 option and someone had put a dual four intake on the engine, but it was originally a plain D-500?

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Posted 2011-06-04 5:06 AM (#275358 - in reply to #275318)
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My DeSoto had this same dealer tag on the rear deck with a tiny FL emblem beside it.

Did Markley sell DeSotos too ?
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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-06-04 10:00 AM (#275387 - in reply to #275347)
Subject: RE: 1958 regal lancer restoration



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Lancer Mike - 2011-06-04 5:03 AM

Wow! Congratulations again, Paul! You know most of what I do from the other thread. Have you received the IBM card from Chrysler Historical yet? I would be curious if Markley was the original seller or a used car seller. That dealer emblem looks like it might be of a later vintage to me - it will be interesting to find out more.

Now I am confused! I thought this car had the D-500 option and someone had put a dual four intake on the engine, but it was originally a plain D-500?


mike,none D-500 this is a different car to the one i think you know, looks like there are 2 same color in Kansas?pictures below are a different car.

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Posted 2011-06-04 12:01 PM (#275401 - in reply to #275315)
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Awesome car. This thing is gonna be really nice when you are done. Cool deal on the dealer tag, too.

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d500neil
Posted 2011-06-04 2:40 PM (#275420 - in reply to #275401)
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Good thread, Paul.

Now that you are 'into' the doors, you should remove the door latches (my newest pet-peeve, for potentially unforseeable
disaster)....and closely examine the condition of the INNER gear teeth, which are not visible unless the latch is removed.

You can see what I'm talking about over on our most recent page of What-Did-You-Do-To-Your-Car-Today thread.

If the lower/inner gear teeth are not badly hammered, you can take a dremel-type tool and slightly grind down the wear
impressions on them.

As nobody but you-n-me knows about this potential FUBAR situation (FUBAR being much worse than SNAFU), you should be
able to buy a replacement door latch assembly(ies) fairly easily/cheaply, but, you are going to be looking for one(s) with GOOD
condition lower/inner gear teeth---you want the seller to show you the condition of those inner gear teeth before you commit to
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d500neil
Posted 2011-06-04 7:38 PM (#275448 - in reply to #275420)
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Another thing, Paul: when you unscrew the bolt that connects the door handle's lifting-lever, to the latch's lifting-lever (via
that big hole that is covered by the rubber plug, in the side of the door)....take that shortish bolt to your hardware store
and buy two more (one for the passenger's side, too) of them, but in about 1.5"(+) length, and buy a couple (large-enuf
to get a good grip across the width of the two lifting levers) 'star-washers', and a couple small-ish lock-washers.

The long bolts will allow you to hold onto the bolts as you fish them thru the door access opening and into the lock-nut that
is welded onto the door handle's lifting-lever----without accidentally dropping that OEM-short-bolt into the bowels of
the door, when you might be attempting to adjust the door handle's action with the trim panel, et al, still attached to the intact
door.

The star washer and lock washer allow for a tight secure gripping of the two lifting-levers, and that long-bolt merely hangs in the
air, inside the door, touching nothing.

But, you'll find that you'll need to (keep-on) adjusting the positioning of those two lifting levers' attachment points so as to
coordinate the operation of the door key-lock with the door handle.

You'll probably find that when the door wants to open/close smoothly the door key will not want to operate the lock, and vice
versa....there IS a sweet spot in the two lifting levers' attachment where both the key system and the door operation will work
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Posted 2011-06-04 7:54 PM (#275450 - in reply to #275315)
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One final (next-) suggestion, since you are just beginning your restoration odyssey: go find a 2.93:1 or a
2.76:1 differential for your car; it has a 3.36:1 in it right now.

The high ratio will make your car operate quietly and your wallet will thank you for the increased MPG.

And (this part's easy): go find an XJ Jag's fan clutch; it'll bolt up to your engine with simple modification; the engine
will run a lot quieter (without the whang-whang-whang noise) and more efficiently, and the XJ-guy looks like its OEM.

You need that XJ as it is short enough, overall, to fit easily between the water pump and the radiator.





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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-05 11:12 PM (#275607 - in reply to #275450)
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I'll be! That is the one I was thinking of Neil! Amazing to see two of these, although I don't know why. There should be more of them out there somewhere. Now we just need to find a picture of a restored one in this color combination!
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d500neil
Posted 2011-06-06 7:36 PM (#275744 - in reply to #275315)
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So, Mike, do we need to increase our Regal Lancer Registry by one additional car?




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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-07 11:58 AM (#275852 - in reply to #275744)
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We definitely do, Neil. All along, I had thought Paul bought the other bronze over black Regal - this is one I had never seen previously. It is amazing that they both have a Colorado connection, perhaps Kansas too!
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Joe Mac
Posted 2011-06-15 10:30 PM (#276863 - in reply to #275315)
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The two black/copper Regals on this thread are the only two I know of; by far the rarest color combo. I don't know if you guys are keeping a "registry" but my very unofficial one has 25 firm and as many as 32 Regal Lancers now known. The way they keep popping up, there are surely many more. Keep us updated on the resto Paul. I hope yours progresses faster than mine .
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-16 6:03 PM (#276927 - in reply to #276863)
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Hi, Joe -

Good to see your post! I don't think anyone here has a "Regal registry" on par with Ed Petrus' registry of 1957 De Sotos, but it sure would be fun to put one together! The only thing we have is a loose affiliation of pictures and owners/fans in that multi-page thread that originally started in the eBay/Craigslist forum.

If we were going to try to put together a registry, what type of information would we need? I like Ed's registry - he always trys to get VIN numbers and ownership information if he can.
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Joe Mac
Posted 2011-06-16 9:37 PM (#276962 - in reply to #275315)
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Mike,
I have a spreadsheet with as much info about a car, the owner and its history as I can get. VIN, data plate, condition, everything. Some owners have agreed to send me info when I've asked, others don't respond. I respect people's right to privacy, whatever I can get is OK. I also have an archive of photos. I have an extensive photo collection of Regal Lancers. If any Regal owners read this post and want to PM me we can exchange info. My only intent is to track these rare Forward Look Dodges. I can also help with sourcing some parts based on my own searches.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-16 9:57 PM (#276967 - in reply to #276962)
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Well, that settles it Joe! You now have The Official Regal Registry! I think that is great. Even though I don't own one of these, I am a big fan. That is important for all of us to know - if I ever sniff out another Regal, I will try my best to get the owner to get in touch with you.

It seems like a bunch of the folks around here know to send '57 De Soto owners to Ed Petrus.
Now we just need to make sure everyone knows to send '58 Regal owners to Joe Mac!

If you have any internet skills, it would be fun to create your own '58 Regal webpage. I think Ed did that for the '57 De Soto and that's how he gets a bunch of people to register. I wish I knew more about how to do it, but it seems like you could create a pretty basic web page with general information, pictures of brochures, bulletins, production data, etc from the big thread and then have photos of surviving cars and a link to your e-mail so folks can contact you to register. Unfortunately, I am big talk and no action over here!
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Posted 2011-06-17 4:47 PM (#277063 - in reply to #275315)
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And, of course, 'we' are only keeping track of a production run of 1,163 cars!

Few of which were convertibles and very few of which were convertible station wagons.




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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-06-23 7:52 PM (#277697 - in reply to #275315)
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did a couple of hours on car tonight manage to strip most of front and right fender, only broke 2 bolts rest came undone no problem,

fenders in good shape right one a little rot at front where cross panel joins, left one a bit more over headlights most of the undeseal flakes off leaving black shiny paint.



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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-06-23 7:55 PM (#277699 - in reply to #275315)
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never seen these before on a dodge, must be regal only they are aluminium, and cover the seam at bottom of screen pillar.

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Joe Mac
Posted 2011-06-28 9:53 PM (#278407 - in reply to #275315)
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Yes! I have them and it's been so long since I took them off that I forgot where they came from. Thanks for posting that pic. I'm sure you're taking lots of pictures, I didn't take enough, but then when I took my car apart the digital camera wasn't available. I can't see in the photos if the colors of your car are written in yellow crayon on the firewall below the right side hood hinge. You can only make them out when this much dis-assembly is done. The copper poly color will be referred to as bronze. It should read "Bronze Bronze Black" in descending order. Only Regals are marked this way. You're off to a good start. Keep the progress photos coming.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-06-29 5:00 PM (#278520 - in reply to #278407)
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Hi, Paul -

I had a '58 Custom Royal Lancer sedan that had those stainless pieces. I thought they came on the Custom Royals and Regals. Definitely not on the Royals or Coronets.
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springsweptwing
Posted 2011-08-10 4:04 PM (#284201 - in reply to #275315)
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been doin a bit more and nearly ready for body off, just need glass out and column takin off, all body bolts are already out, looking at the underseal on the car looks like it was done after body mounted, as the chassis is covered in it, unless its been redone over the years, the bits that are flaking off the underside the body is black underneath and also inside of the trunk, instead of the green/grey colour.



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Posted 2011-08-10 6:31 PM (#284225 - in reply to #275315)
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Thanks for the Update and PICs.. I enjoy watching Restores of Members Cars... Keep them coming Paul..


Clive..

Lancer Mike - 2011-06-29 10:00 PM

Hi, Paul -

I had a '58 Custom Royal Lancer sedan that had those stainless pieces. I thought they came on the Custom Royals and Regals. Definitely not on the Royals or Coronets.


Mike / Paul.. I meant to post this the other Week.. Whilst cleaning the 59 Dodge " Custom " Coronet , I noticed it Also has those Stainless Pieces fitted...

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d500neil
Posted 2011-08-10 8:21 PM (#284242 - in reply to #284225)
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Paul, IIRC, your car was not factory undercoated.

You can look at the top-undersides of the front fenders (wings), as a good example, and if they do not have any
dimensionally thick undercoating on them (as appears on the insides of the doors and trunk --boot--) : just painted bare
metal, in other words, then, whatever undercoating that you do find on the undercarriage areas was applied in an after-market
"Ziebart"-like process.



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Posted 2011-08-10 9:23 PM (#284250 - in reply to #284242)
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What is the paint code for this car?
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2011-08-12 11:47 AM (#284409 - in reply to #284250)
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I would guess that it is a 5ASA?

Clive - I was thinking of the '58 Models, but maybe it was a early production, late production thing?

Paul - was there ever anyone else interested in reproducing the exhaust deflectors?
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Posted 2011-08-13 11:22 AM (#284526 - in reply to #275315)
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Hi Sprigsweptwing !

I love your "Regal", that is one of the FL cars i would realy love to own, I look'ed for one for years,
but I never had the luck, then I found my '58 Chrysler "Dartline" another small series spring FL car, but I didn't know that
untill long after I bourgth it, now I run a thread abouth Dartline's.

Gut luck with the resto. of your beautiful car, hope to see more.

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d500neil
Posted 2011-08-13 3:39 PM (#284554 - in reply to #284526)
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Paul, do you intend to sand blast your car's undercarriage?

There were very specific suspension items that were not painted, on your car.

Those parts can be powder coated in 'Natural' finish; I wish that powder coating had been available to me, back in 1980!

Your car's exhaust pipes can be made up out of Aluminized steel---that finish looks like fresh steel; not real shiney.

There has been one "Sono 4-X" muffler listed on the evilpay, recently, by our own "Hemidenis", iirc.

I'll PM you that auction, if it is still going on, because you NEED (two of-) this muffler, for your car!

I envy you your proper restoration of this car.




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Posted 2011-08-17 1:08 PM (#285063 - in reply to #275315)
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finally got the rear bumper bolts undone, and body removed from frame, will make a dolly up to put body on while i get on with the frame.



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Posted 2011-08-17 4:53 PM (#285083 - in reply to #277063)
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And, of course, 'we' are only keeping track of a production run of 1,163 cars!

Few of which were convertibles and very few of which were convertible station wagons.




CONVERTIBLE STATION WAGONS ?????. I never knew there was such a beast. Anyone got any pix?
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d500neil
Posted 2011-08-17 5:56 PM (#285088 - in reply to #285083)
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Uh, no....joshing y'all; no convertible Regals built, neither.




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Posted 2011-08-29 9:33 AM (#286640 - in reply to #275315)
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Bless you and other talented people like yourself who save and restore these beautiful classic cars!
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Posted 2011-12-02 6:23 PM (#298265 - in reply to #275315)
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Paul; just PM'ed you...
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Posted 2011-12-09 7:56 AM (#299149 - in reply to #275315)
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Posted 2011-12-09 7:05 PM (#299214 - in reply to #299149)
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Will be 512ci twin turbo,viper diff, irs rear end, only original panels are 3/4 of floor and inner rear quarters and roof frame, will post some pics if you want.

thanks Paul.
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Posted 2012-05-20 4:09 PM (#322074 - in reply to #275315)
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Well its been a while but finally had chance to start on frame, just axle and springs to take off, a few dings to straighten out then ready for powder coat, most of the front end suspension was bare steel unpainted, will sort through it all



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Posted 2012-05-20 4:13 PM (#322077 - in reply to #275315)
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Engine block on stand ready to be stripped, notice the copper paint under the silver ( as mentioned before in other threads ) ?

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ThomasD500
Posted 2012-05-20 9:08 PM (#322111 - in reply to #322077)
Subject: RE: 1958 regal lancer restoration


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springsweptwing - 2012-05-20 4:13 PM Engine block on stand ready to be stripped, notice the copper paint under the silver ( as mentioned before in other threads ) ?

Yeah, my motor ('57 Dodge) was copper.  My car was otherwise totally original with original paint, interior, all clamps on motor...every detail you can imagine.  But a copper painted motor (including in places that could not have been painted unless the motor was removed.)

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springsweptwing
Posted 2012-07-30 9:16 AM (#332294 - in reply to #275315)
Subject: RE: 1958 regal lancer restoration



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Frame back from blasters, unfortunately it would not fit in there over so not powder coated, searched all over the rails and eventually found the engine number stamped into the top of the frame very faint but you can just make out the L350 followed by the number.



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Joe Mac
Posted 2012-08-04 10:40 PM (#333259 - in reply to #275315)
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Great find Paul. I've heard there was a freme number, possibly VIN, but this picture settles that question. Does this mean we can call our cars numbers-matching like the brand X guys?
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springsweptwing
Posted 2012-08-06 8:57 AM (#333445 - in reply to #275315)
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Hi Joe,

yes numbers matching, will try to get a better picture showing the numbers,

have found a good match for the copper, will see what it comes back as with paint shop,

Paul.



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Joe Mac
Posted 2012-08-06 8:44 PM (#333550 - in reply to #275315)
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Paul,
That chip looks great. Where did you get it? Custom mix or formula?

I'll be taking my body off the frame in a week or so. I'll check that spot for a number on mine. Is that the driver's side?
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springsweptwing
Posted 2012-08-06 9:12 PM (#333551 - in reply to #333550)
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Joe, its from my selector cards, i dont have a mixing system anymore so will wait to hear from paint suppliers to find out what car its from,

the number is on the drivers side where the front seat mount would be, did i send you the info on the car for your register?

Paul.
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Peter Panov
Posted 2012-10-17 9:59 AM (#343433 - in reply to #275315)
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Very nice car! Good luck with the restoration!
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springsweptwing
Posted 2013-12-11 1:59 PM (#415664 - in reply to #275315)
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Ok, back on track with this, finally got some paint on the frame and some suspension parts painted, just waiting on bolts etc to come back from platers then i can get to putting the frame together, body has been sat now for over a year so has a layer of surface rust on will try to get some done on that over the next few months and hopefully get the body back on the frame



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henricthornsund
Posted 2013-12-11 3:18 PM (#415684 - in reply to #415664)
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Beautiful color combo and very nice work so far!
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DIF-RNT
Posted 2013-12-11 3:38 PM (#415688 - in reply to #275315)
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What Henric said...good thread btw
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Rebels-59
Posted 2013-12-11 3:43 PM (#415689 - in reply to #275315)
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Hey Paul,

So you are keeping the Regal Lancer and carrying on with the Restore i guess..

Superb News if so, I was saddened to see it for sale the other month..

Clive
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