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gscherer78ta's 1978 Trans Am

2019 February
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Last Indian

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Great work!!

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We love watching your mad fab skills at work.

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No small task for us mere mortals.   Justa day playin for Last Indian.....:bowdown:

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11 hours ago, JUSTA6 said:

No small task for us mere mortals.   Justa day playin for Last Indian.....:bowdown:

Indeed......(so says Spock).

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You guys are way to kind, but thanks! 

Merry Christmas to all and a Happy New Year! :pontiac:

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Well finally got a day to start some of the other work I need to do to widen the rear cover. 

1997-2000 did not come with rear inside fenders, but 2001-2003 did. So in 2001 I went and bought rear inside fenders for the Indian. Now with widening the back cover those need widened as well. So I went and got new rear inside fenders from my GM parts dealer buddy so I could start that work.

attached are some photos of that work, as well as a photo of how it has moved the lower rear portion of the cover out.

 

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after widening

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OK  what kind of filler sticks to plastic???   Is that epoxy?   How does the exhaust cutout look?   Saw the JURY today...you NEVER stop amazing me.

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14 hours ago, JUSTA6 said:

OK  what kind of filler sticks to plastic???   Is that epoxy?   How does the exhaust cutout look?   Saw the JURY today...you NEVER stop amazing me.

There are several that bond to plastic, but the plastic needs roughed up (course sanding). I use 3M 05887 because it is flexible. The exhaust opening remains the same as originally done, see photo.

The Jury emblem is almost finished, still need to polish the nooks and crannies, but all in all I think Frosty will be pleased?! 

How have you and your family been? Good I hope!

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After lower widening mod. Still need to body work the gap area. Haven’t decided exactly what I’m going to do yet.

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Before mod.

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Nice work!

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