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Hi,

My name is Ringo and I live in Philadelphia.  I'm finally starting to work on my 1971 Pontiac Ventura II, with a V8 307, and the 3 sp TurboHydramatic.  It's been in my family since original purchase, and was the first car I ever drove when I turned 16.

I'm trying to do a bunch of work myself, but of course I'm short on time.  I am looking for local shops in the Philly/South Jersey region if anyone has recommendations.  I'll try and post pictures when I can.  Right now she looks pretty rough.  She's got her faded original Quetzal gold color, along with a red right fender.  But I'm very happy to be starting to work on her.  First I need to get her legal!

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Nice looking Ventura.  As long as the front frame assembly is straight the rest is just bolt on.  I get the time thing.  There is never enough no matter what.

 

Welcome

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:welcomeFP:

Nice name ;)

 

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Be warned of cheap bumpers. There's a lot on Chinese repops out there, but both the base metal and plating are paper thin and more trouble than they're worth. A good collision shop will have a frame table. They use it to measure the frame's alignment and to pull it straight. Well worth the cost before you start trying to align tins.

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Welcome to Forever Pontiac. The best of luck with your Ventura restoration. Wow, another Ringo here. That's terrific !!

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