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My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration
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drosera88
Posted 2019-02-15 11:00 PM (#578273)
Subject: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration



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So after sitting on it for awhile I've finally got around to getting started on it. This is the car I bought from Kurt (aka, 58DeSoDodge59), see this thread.

I dropped by Desert Valley Auto Parts in Arizona and picked up some panels to patch holes around the base of the rear window and rear pillars. Also managed to get most of the rear wells though someone beat me to the punch with the trunk floor and rear part of the rear wheel wells. A got a front fender from a New Yorker too to patch the giant caved in portion above my driver's side headlight. It came with the inner fender, and I hoping it will work on my Desoto. Also spotted a new arrival at their yard, a pretty beat up 58 Firesweep 4D hardtop. 

 





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mikes2nd
Posted 2019-02-15 11:04 PM (#578275 - in reply to #578273)
Subject: Re: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration


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you should have waited him out another 6 months, he would have finished it for you
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Doctor DeSoto
Posted 2019-02-15 11:24 PM (#578277 - in reply to #578275)
Subject: Re: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration



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It is great that you are continuing the restoration of this special car. Thanks.
I look forward to seeing it come along.
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Lancer Mike
Posted 2019-02-16 8:27 AM (#578283 - in reply to #578277)
Subject: Re: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration



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Ditto that!  Congratulations to you and Kurt!

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matt
Posted 2019-02-16 1:05 PM (#578292 - in reply to #578273)
Subject: Re: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration


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Go Kurt and show us.
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58DeSoDodge59
Posted 2019-02-17 3:03 PM (#578336 - in reply to #578273)
Subject: RE: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration



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Miles, Thanks for starting a thread on your new car. I love seeing the progress on it. Here is my before and after
pictures of the car. Looking forward to seeing yours. Keep us posted.



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58DeSoDodge59
Posted 2019-02-28 8:45 AM (#578704 - in reply to #578273)
Subject: RE: My 58 Firedome Spring Special Coupe Restoration



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Have you thought about what color you might paint it?

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