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Forum: Member's Rides 02-26-2024, 02:22 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By OneStopRestoration
Yenko

Mick I actually remember the day driving down to your house and looking at the yellow yenko, and the garnet red one sitting next to it. I even recall you talking about or maybe showing us a yenke...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-26-2024, 02:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Brake Caliper Rebuild

I struggled to find much for paint marks on these but this is how i ended up finishing them. Some new seals and reassemble. I thought i had a tool for installed the dust boots but I didnt so i...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-26-2024, 02:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Axles and other bits

Most times im real neat with the paint marks but the axles clearly showed the paint dripped all over so this was kinda fun to do.
Forum: Member's Rides 02-26-2024, 02:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Brake Drum Boring

I only had one orignal brake drum, but cleaned it up and bored it out. I see they now sell some non finned new replacement drums. I may have to just get one.
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Its just Testors Paint from a hobby store. You...

Its just Testors Paint from a hobby store. You will have to mix yellow and brown to get the final color that looks right. I just play with it till it looks what I think is ok.
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 03:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Ron Norman Vs John Berlage

Dad knew Ron and talked to him frequently. Rons car was similar to my dad, but they were in fact 2 different cars. I think Dad till keeps in touch with Ron but as many know he sold his Yenko years...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 02:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Yenko

Dug out some photos. This was from 2004
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 02:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
There a dime a dozen right? Just a Butternut...

There a dime a dozen right? Just a Butternut yellow Yenko Chevelle with a daul gate shifter and turbo 400. Car has a full original building sheet. I believe Dad got it back in the mid to late 90s....
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 01:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Yes correct they are from my frame. They are...

Yes correct they are from my frame. They are restored. Here is a pre pic of the frame, and of the clip with a tiny fleck of paint left on it. Whats interesting is my dad has a Yenko I use as...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Brake Line Clips

Ive seen other cars that utilize p clips and bolts for the brake line. My car actually had the older style clips. They still had some mustard color under the brake line but were mostly rust. Still...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:22 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Axles

The axles sadly are trashed as the bearing surfaces are flaking. That being said still found some yellow marks on both axles beneath the brake dust.
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Rear End Marks

Axle Yoke had some blue on the side with some cream/white for the main nut

Rear cover appeared to have an X marked

Rear end itself has some yellow on the drivers side and white stripe ont he...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Spindle and Brake factory marks

The calipers had some very light traces of factory paint marks on only one side. I also found some torque marks near the brake lines.

The spindles were fun because they have all kinds of...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-18-2024, 04:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
SMS Seat Covers

SMS actually got me my headliner a few weeks back. The seat covers finally arrived this week. I had been hearing from others about long lead teams but my experience was only a few months. Door...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-11-2024, 04:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
They normaly dont fall into place. I start with...

They normaly dont fall into place. I start with the door gap and then work my way back. I probably pull the quarter on and off the car 20 to 30 times before i do a final install and clamp. ...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-11-2024, 04:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Spot Welder

I have seen those Mitch. Ive considered it but I like being able to clamp panels together with vise grips and do the plug welds. The ones GM used were strong enough to basically act vise grips. ...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-10-2024, 02:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Quarters and Tail Panel Done, Body Off

After I was happy with gaps and fitment, everything got welded. Still have some screws holding the trunk returns and arch areas. Easier to do the welding on the body twirler. Very happy with how...
Forum: Member's Rides 02-10-2024, 01:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
RH Outer Wheel House

On the RH side i didnt wanna replace the entire wheel house as there was just some rust on the outter edge and the lower behind the tire. After that sand blasted the entire area, primed and put the...
Forum: Member's Rides 01-22-2024, 01:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Passenger Side

Really wish I could have saved the passenger side but there is just to many issues around the wheel arch, lower return, and both inner and outer wheel houses just behind the wheel. Managed to save...
Forum: Member's Rides 01-22-2024, 01:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Driver quarter assembled for the final time

Drivers quarter is now on. Happy with the door gap and face fitment. If you handnt already noticed i replaced the entire rear panel as well because of the trunk gutter being all mangled and the...
Forum: Member's Rides 01-11-2024, 02:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
How To Turn a 68 NOS Quarter into a 69

Several years back i got a full set of 68 NOS quarters for next to nothing compared to todays prices. I have a 68SS waiting to be restored but its a New Mexico car. It has zero rust so I didnt have...
Forum: Member's Rides 01-11-2024, 02:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
LH Quarter Work Prep

The LH quarter was orginally hit like i have mentioned before. I had some cleaning up to do as the previous body shop hacked off the quarter with an air chisel. Had to replace metal in the rocker...
Forum: Member's Rides 01-01-2024, 01:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,900
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Package Tray and Backseat

It appears the drivers quarter was hit directly over the wheel. Hit looks like it happend high. The shop that fixed the car just pulled the wrinkled outer wheel house out and dropped a new quarter...
Forum: Member's Rides 11-21-2023, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,104
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Paint code was F-F or Island Teal

Paint code was F-F or Island Teal
Forum: Member's Rides 11-21-2023, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,104
Posted By OneStopRestoration
Exhaust Note

I also did a short video on this car as well for the exhaust note. Gardner exhaust, regular mufflers. Very pleasing to the ear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zcsk2F6vGHo
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