Corvair Lakewood 61 - NL

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No no, you're not a pain, i like it when people are thinking along with me, but i try to understand :think:

Yes for sure i measure it again, better measure 2 times to mutch than 1 less :tu: next project after the seals are done (i have not mutch space to do everything at the same moment hahaha)

Thanks for the info!

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Front is sealed :woo:

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next is the engine/back and the underside of the body
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And I didn't know that about the full fins on the 60 engine, so yes definitely worth checking.

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So Cool, keep up the great work!

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looks amazing....come over and finish mine :pray:

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Thanks everybody :tu:
mart wrote:looks amazing....come over and finish mine :pray:
Mart, you're doing great job! and faster than i'm going, you rock!~ :guitar:

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It's great seeing your Lakewood coming along so nicely. Can't wait to see you again in the US this year and hear all about the work! Let us know if we can locate anything for you! You will get to see our wagon finished when you visit. The new wheels are arriving THIS WEEK! John & Teresa

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jtvairs wrote:It's great seeing your Lakewood coming along so nicely. Can't wait to see you again in the US this year and hear all about the work! Let us know if we can locate anything for you! You will get to see our wagon finished when you visit. The new wheels are arriving THIS WEEK! John & Teresa
:woo: wagon finished, nice cant wait,
i'm making a list of parts, need to see where to ship to, to pick it up (maybe you, maybe Tracy & Michael) see ya soon!! :tu:

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More body seals done, all of it is done :woo: and put the seals in basecoat again

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Ready for the next step, complete basecoat and underseal!
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Great work i hope to do mine like that soon.
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MBlaster1 wrote:Great work i hope to do mine like that soon.
:tu: thanks MBlaster1

just start and take your time and keep going ::-):

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Wow! Just found this thread and read all 11 pages. Great work and great pictures!
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Looking sweet. You are inspiring me about working on my 62 wagon custom project again.
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Thanks Nickshu and Terribleted,

Just fixed al the bad photo links from the corvair, they should work again (sorry for the holiday pictures, they are gone)

this week my regular car needs inspection, let see if it past the inspection, if yes corvair time whoohoo if not suzuki time, little whoohoo hahahaha

Stay tuned Ralf

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Really appreciate the pictures and the workmanship.

My wife has ties to Holland. Do you know any of the Krediet family from Sonneja?
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Jerry Whitt wrote:Really appreciate the pictures and the workmanship.

My wife has ties to Holland. Do you know any of the Krediet family from Sonneja?
:ty:

but the name doesn't ring any bells, sorry

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