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1960 Oldsmobile Forum • View topic - A carpet replacement and what followed....
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A carpet replacement and what followed....

PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:39 pm
by goldenolds
Here is the story of my car.
It began with a car that was almost original exept motor and transmission.
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We (me and my wife) drove it one summer long and in the wintertime we decided to replace the carpet and some small other things.
That was the beginning of a two year restoration. :roll:
Under the carpet we found many rust.

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but only a small piece was in such bad shape that we had to replace it.

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There was rust in the trunk too. I removed all the rust and painted it with anti-rust paint.

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Then I sealed all edges and painted the interior black.

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In the meantime I began to remove all the chrome and the paint from the body.... it was really hard work :x

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I also worked on the underside.....

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Thats me........ 8)

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I think the hardest part of the work was to remove the paint.....

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At the end of this, the car looked like it came out of a mad-max movie :mrgreen:

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to be continued............

Re: A carpet replacement and what followed....

PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:24 pm
by olds 60's
it's great job 8)

Re: A carpet replacement and what followed....

PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:33 pm
by toolbox
Great job!! I know that feeling...that looks pretty similar to what I ended up doing with my car. I took a bunch of pictures of it, but I still haven't gotten around to scanning them. One of these days soon, I hope. Great job though...I know just how much work that was :mrgreen: .

Re: A carpet replacement and what followed....

PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:10 pm
by goldenolds
Hi guys,
there are much more photos but I still havenĀ“t got the time to scan them, but in a few days I have some time out from work so I hope I can do it than.
greetings, MARIO