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Working on brake lines.

New shoes, springs, and cylinders too!.

New, new new...

The nut and bolt wall of painting.

New again, as it was in 1962.

Painted. Complete.

primer on the rear and roof.

Roofing. Sand, primer.

The cowl, sand, primer and paint.

The sticker from PA.

Cleaning for painting.

Body work on the rockers.

Painting the dash also.

Primer, edging, and the doors.

Primer on the doors, and edging.

Some paint around the edging, and other difficult places.

Buffing the stainless trim.

Bumping out the dents.

Making the dash trim templet for the holes.

making the dash trim holes.

painting the dash.

Buffing the rear trim.

Sanding for another coat.

Masking for floor painting.

The couch for the material.

remove, and replace.

Homemade buffer machine.

driving past a speed trap.

repaired mud deviders.

Wildwood summer drive.

Welding in new pocket-well metal.

paint the underside.

Rear suspension back on.

Protect the sun from my head.

Nasty rusting.

A seat screw from 1962.

Painting the front wall.

The front wheel well, is done.

The other done wheel well.

Front wall is also done.

Rusted mud deviders.

Painting additional items.

Lot's to restore here.

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Needs a tune up. That will happen before we try to start it.

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Restoring the Engine.


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I have the mirrow. Almost all the silvering is gone. But, with it, I have the size.

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New Mirrors, clean up the chrome and stainless.


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Master Cyl removed by me. It's on order..

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Front fire wall, and master brake cylinder.


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The windshield, cowl, wipers.

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Wipers, cowl, and windshield stainless.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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The dash, steering wheel, horn, all restored.


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I have the missing radio knob!.. I just have to see if I can locate the knobs stem. That will be a hard thing to find. Or, I can make one.

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The radio. restored, Trim, and heater controls. Restored.


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Gonna need new carpeting... yes, that is planned.

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Back seat, front seat, carpet. Restored.


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yes, new carpeting on the way. Hopefully, same color.

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Back seating, carpet, and front seat rear. Restored.


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Gonna try to use the same seat covers. Just replaceing the cloth parts with new. Yes, machine sowing. I can learn!.

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Front seat area, carpet, restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Rear seat, pass side, carpet restored. Door jamb too.


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Getting the milldue and what I think is black mold out. haven't desided how yet.

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The rear shelf, headliner, restored.


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Oh yes, seats need some attention.

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front pass side, seat, carpet, dash restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Back seat pass side area, door panel restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Headliner, rear shelf. Restored.


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headliner, dome light. All restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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All the doors, panels, paint, chrome handles, arm rests. Nice condition now.


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Hadliner, sun visiors, dome light. All now in good condition.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Drivers area, controls. carpet, pedels, new paint, carpet.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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heater house, controls, carpet. Restored to it's beauty.


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The brakes were all like this. Needs some work here. The ax too.

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That is better. Brakes, Hardware. Restored the whole ax.


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All around the front suspension is caked mud, dirt, oil. I picked a little away to have a look. Just surface rust so far.

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The suspension, all wheel wells. restored.


You Tube Nav ID 5 years this car under restoration.

5 years this video under construction.

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