Here it is, the day it was dragged out of the weeds in the junkyard. Plans are to get it to "driver" status. More to come as I get time to work on it.
Door after stripping, blasting and body work.
Teardown has officially begun, front sheetmetal removed.
What's left of 216 engine waiting to be pulled so that Camaro clip swap can begin.
Acid treatment for rust on the radiator support-left side after, right side before
Side splash apron before acid treatment
Side splash apron after acid treatment
Close-up of cab, still needing rust treatment
Front frame stub cut off in preparation for Camaro clip
Front fender damage, in the process of repairing as of 9/5/06
Front fender, beginning repair
After acid treatment
Grille after acid treatment
Rear fender after acid treatment
Damage to rear fender
More damage to rear fender
Some repair work to rear fender has been done
Decided to shave the bumper
Back of shaved bumper
Just won these dash pieces on eBay
Cleaned up really well
Fenders after dip, flash rust is a problem
Once wiped down with non diluted acid, problem resolved
Inner fenders. Need to touch up some areas by sanding some more
Starting on hood
Camaro frame swap underway
Plate used to graft clip on
Still need to finish boxing in graft
Rear of frame after bed removed, rust knocked off with wire cup and misted with acid prep
Another angle of rear frame
Rear of cab partially stripped
Cab roof partially stripped of rust (left side of picture)
Another cab roof angle
Inner cab corner showing some rust through.
Outer cab sheet metal nearly free of rust
Another angle. Back of cab still needs some TLC.
Dr side cab corner replaced
Fitting door so that I can align cowl panel
From another angle
Dash rust removal
Pass side cowl panel vent was destroyed...
...so I cut it out and filled the hole.
Almost have the entire cab in primer, finally!
Test fitting panels to get a feel for ride height.