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Old 06-25-2020, 06:11 AM
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At the risk of repeating myself - that's beautiful work ZZ!
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Old 06-25-2020, 07:42 AM
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Thanks Bam. That's the bonus of having a Lincoln, much more room back there for the seat.
Yeah, and mine being a club coupe, it’s really more like a sedan.
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Old 06-25-2020, 06:25 PM
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At the risk of repeating myself - that's beautiful work ZZ!
Repeat away, I can take it....
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The fitment of those panels is a joy to behold ZZ.
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Beautiful work ZZ, didn't see the wood work coming, if it's what the customer
want's that's what the customer gets, right? Very nice work by the way. I'm
with you though, if it were mine ... I'm convinced the customer will be extremely pleased ... carry on, I'll be watching....

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Bolted on the trunk lid for the first time - Packard had a penchant for fine thread fasteners and I could not find the right bolts for it, finally gave in and just tapped the nutserts out to 1/4" NC. Packard also loved wood, good thing it's not rotten!


The fit is actually quite good, it latches perfectly - BUT - Big nasty gap at the lower edge There was a ton of lead in here that I melted off when replacing the rear pan. You can see the gap in the middle is smaller - that's my fault, need to slice and dice to correct that. But the main problem is that it never fit right from the factory, they just fudged it with lead. The floor and weatherstrip channel have never moved - a quality control issue I guess, kept the lead bodymen busy..
My fix will be to straighten the edge of the opening to get rid of the hump in the in the middle, then add material to the edge of the trunk skin, hopefully not starting a forest fire in the process
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I feel your pain.

Excuse me while I fling myself from a bridge.

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Old 07-09-2020, 11:48 PM
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I feel your pain.

Excuse me while I fling myself from a bridge.

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Heh, heh, yep, nothing is easy with this old tin - it helps me empathize with you guys and what you're going through on the Chev coupe.
Think I might join you on that bridge
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Old 07-10-2020, 06:23 PM
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Think I might join you on that bridge
If it comes down to that, I know the perfect place: "At 295 feet, Park Bridge’s pier number 4 is the tallest ever built in Canada."

If nothing else, we'll go with a big splash.




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