All this have to come out. I am taking pictures and documenting as I go. It is always easy to tear stuff out, putting it back in the right order is another thing.
It is amazing how the interior from such a small can spread out.
All gone. I have to hack away all the sound deadener so the media blaster can get to all the surfaces. Having said that, I am researching a chemical dip as an option.
The antifreeze was very clean. That is a good sign as the car has been sitting and clean antifreeze have good corrosion protection.
If one 1800 is good then two must be better. This rather solid 1967 1800S followed me home. It will be a parts car for now but it may be a project for someone in the future.
Here is one of the benefits with parts cars. I was missing the crank for the jack, One look in the trunk and here is what we need. Also the washer for the spare tire was found.
Well, if two 1800 is better than three must be bestest?? This is a 1964 with a perfect right side front molding. Guess what? I have a ding in the right side molding on the 1961. This car also have a bored out B-18 with a D cam and overdrive. It also have a Volvo AM-FM Radio, could be useful.
Back to tearing out the rest of the interior. This must be the coolest kick panel…evar. Chrome vinyl! Looks like something Chrysler would have cooked up in the late 50’s.
A/C unit is gone and so is the rest of the interior.
It should be a felony to paint this air grille.
Binford 6000 Professional Paint Remover to the rescue!
All done for the day. Sometimes I just have to stop and sweep up so I can get a good start on the next shop day.