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57 oval

Postby nyr208 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:47 pm

I just brought home a 57 oval window. It is a bit of a Frankenstein vehicle. it is sitting on a 69 irs pan. it is very solid only area that needs attention is the passenger side pan.I will probably sand down some of the car to get down to original paint and get rid of the boat light, giant tires and roll cage. Eventually I will get the fenders fixed

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin,

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr

ImageOval by Steven Cronin, on Flickr
1966 13 window bus
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Re: 57 oval

Postby Raj » Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:32 am

I'd roll the crap out it! Are you keep it this fully body baja theme? ( tires).
Dont forget that if you lower it, it will use a Ball Joint front end now.
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Re: 57 oval

Postby nyr208 » Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:55 pm

Not really sure what I exactly want to do with it. I went last week to get it registered and it’s going to take the DMV 5 weeks to get me plates. They are backed up from the pandemic. Once I get it completely registered and inspected I will finalize a game plan. I have some wiring issues to sort out before I can pass inspection.
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Re: 57 oval

Postby Tom » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:17 am

Its a safety inspection, I'd be surprised if they even look at it. For $10 it's not worth their time.
I'm not an air cooled snob , I like them all !

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Re: 57 oval

Postby nyr208 » Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:24 am

I know I still have to get seatbelts in and the front headlights working
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Re: 57 oval

Postby Tom » Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:26 pm

I know this sounds weird but I kinda like the boat light on the hood.
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