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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:25 pm 
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Hey guy

who recons i should try fixing this XB coupe or just leave it

Caution: These Next few pictures consist of water and a little bit of time = this lol

Id like to hear your comments

I plan on making a body Rotisserie so i would chuck this on it

yes i got a lot of steel sheets to weld up a whole new car

Ow and of course i got a mig welder a nice big one too lol

Well guess i better show the killer photos
Ow one last thing the car is FREE yer lol



Above drive door
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The boot floor the most alive part of the car lol
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boot hinge wall you notice something missing?? like a whole chunk
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This the wall where the drive door lock hitches to
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front end yer i know no bonnet and quater pannels
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the interia
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umm i think i had a set of 6x9 there but there gone LOL... Just joken not my car yet
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passenger side seems ok
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yer man you feel them speed wabbels lol no wheel nuts caused that
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Rear passenger side
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the rust......
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under the driver door
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So what do you guys think keep waking or start loading onto the trailer???

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:28 pm 
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s**t no,,forget it,,burn it

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:30 pm 
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if you got the time, money and pashion why not?

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:31 pm 
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but as he said,,it up to you..

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:34 pm 
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well i got no money i got all the time in the world after 4pm and all weekend and pashion ummmmm hmmm if i spend a thousand dollars ill have the pashion to finsh what i started

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:34 pm 
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holy s**t.....

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:40 pm 
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leave it to the birds and rabbits , way to much decay on that .

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:07 pm 
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thats makes me want to cry.


rape the poor car for anything thats not f**k IF ANY???

and leave whats left

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:07 pm 
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Yeah there is barely a car left there, find another project.

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:55 pm 
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you would be better of spending a few extra dollars on a better shell mate! but its up to you!
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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:08 pm 
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yeah, search for a new shell - pinch anything you can off that one and let it return from where it came.. dust!!

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:11 pm 
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don't bother!

you gonna need 4 rolling shells to cut & stitch up to complete it. hehehe

the rocker cover might be worth abit on ebay once clean & repainted. :lol:

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:11 pm 
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hmmm, i recon you take it for free, and put it in a garage for about 20 yrs, then sell it and retire.

nah, really, take it, strip whatever isnt completely f**k and sell that, then send the rest to the scrap metal merchant

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:12 pm 
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yea, strip anything thats any good on it and send the rest to simmsmetal

 

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Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:52 pm 
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Even if it was an original GT coupe, I doubt if most people would even bother. I think theres better projects out there. Have you got any number sfrom the car? vin?

 

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