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1969 Plymouth GTX - Dec 2015

This 69 GTX has been used up and thrown away - but the new owner has plans of restoring it back to it's original glory - and we are all for that!  Plans are to replace every piece of sheet metal available for this car - because it needs it, then on to paint and body.  Drivetrain will consist of a 440, 727 automatic and 8 3/4  rearend.

Here's the starting point, then stripped down and ready for new metal...

First comes a complete new floorpan and extensions, then wiring covers down each side.  Next the new doors, fenders and hood are attached and the car goes to the frame shop to straighten some damage to the front right framerail.  Now it's ready for more sheet metal: trunk pans, quarter panels, roof skin and rockers...

New it's outside for a serious power washing to remove decades of dirt and road grime, then a fresh layer of undercoating to seal it all up...

Back down and off the rotisserie the core support and right inner fender were replaced after being wrinkled up in a small wreck years ago...

The final hurdle was the roof skin - the largest single piece of sheet metal on the car.  The old one was cut off in pieces, then a new one welded back in place...

Now that there is no more rust, the car is reassembled and ready to go to the body shop for a few months of work then a few coats of B5 Blue paint...

Back from body shop and into the paint shop.  The owner is going to assemble it himself so our work is done.