The Forward Look Network
The Forward Look Network
Search | Statistics | User Listing Forums | Chat | eBay | Calendars | Albums | Skins | Language
You are logged in as a guest. ( logon | register )

another 1960 Chrysler appeared
Jump to page : < ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >
Now viewing page 12 [50 messages per page]
View previous thread :: View next thread
   Forward Look NON-Technical Discussions -> Members RidesMessage format
 
di_ch_NY56
Posted 2021-01-03 5:28 AM (#607354 - in reply to #469368)
Subject: RE: another 1960 Chrysler appeared



Expert

Posts: 1372
10001001001002525
Location: ZH, Switzerland

This day I cleaned the A-Pillar moldings (posts left/right on the windshield). These are made out of die cast (zinc).

The dashboard chrome molding around the aluminum plates are looking really sad (cleaned as well). The aluminum plates I'll replace with reproduction from Jan.

Some more parts from the parts stack in my attic are visible. E.g. the directional switch.

Happy New Year!

Happy Restoring!

Dieter



Edited by di_ch_NY56 2021-01-03 5:31 AM




(IMG_8242 A-Pillar molding cleaned.JPG)



(IMG_8241 Dashboard bezels and part of directional signal switch.JPG)



Attachments
----------------
Attachments IMG_8242 A-Pillar molding cleaned.JPG (286KB - 10 downloads)
Attachments IMG_8241 Dashboard bezels and part of directional signal switch.JPG (316KB - 11 downloads)
Top of the page Bottom of the page
di_ch_NY56
Posted 2021-01-04 6:50 AM (#607395 - in reply to #469368)
Subject: RE: another 1960 Chrysler appeared



Expert

Posts: 1372
10001001001002525
Location: ZH, Switzerland

Today I was lucky, I got a thermostat housing (thank you Nathan) that looks surprisingly identical to the one on the engine and a NOS cap for the power steering pump. The original power steering pump cap I brushed with the rotating brush and discovered a rusting through hole and heavy corrotion ontop of the cap. The rubber seal on the other hand is still fine. There was no water inside the power steering pump.

Happy Restoring!

Dieter

BTW: condition of the die cast parts of the passenger compartment. Most probably made out of Zamak 3. Humidity (greater than 65%) is a main factor for blisters and pittings (as signs of zinc pest). Parts made after 1960 are usually considered free of the risk of zinc pest since the use of purer materials and more controlled manufacturing conditions make zinc pest degradation unlikely (wikipedia)



Edited by di_ch_NY56 2021-01-04 11:53 AM
Top of the page Bottom of the page
di_ch_NY56
Posted 2021-01-08 10:17 AM (#607492 - in reply to #469368)
Subject: RE: another 1960 Chrysler appeared



Expert

Posts: 1372
10001001001002525
Location: ZH, Switzerland

Long time at the body&paint shop to visit my Letter and helping mounting a rear fender of a 2019 Renault Clio. I marked some resting issues and showed it to the boss, e.g. the hole under the drivers side rear seat. it should be flat and round as the one on the passenger side. The trunk floor is in work now (recessions on the welding line).

Happy Restoring!

Dieter





(IMG_8266 front foot well area passenger side.JPG)



(IMG_8267 front foot well area drivers side.JPG)



(IMG_8268 rear seat area passenger side.JPG)



(IMG_8270 rear seat area drviers side.JPG)



Attachments
----------------
Attachments IMG_8266 front foot well area passenger side.JPG (256KB - 1 downloads)
Attachments IMG_8267 front foot well area drivers side.JPG (258KB - 2 downloads)
Attachments IMG_8268 rear seat area passenger side.JPG (264KB - 1 downloads)
Attachments IMG_8270 rear seat area drviers side.JPG (299KB - 1 downloads)
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Jump to page : < ... 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >
Now viewing page 12 [50 messages per page]
Jump to forum :
Search this forum
Printer friendly version
E-mail a link to this thread



(Delete all cookies set by this site)