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Steve O
12-04-2004, 07:18 AM
I got it from the original owner (cheap), it sat in a carport for 8 years decaying. Body was striaght and the drivetrain had been well cared for.
While I haven't done a lot with the exterior yet, I did get the H4s and the clear corners in, the wheels on and managed to get some sanding and priming done.
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I still have to swap the bumpers out.
I've replaced the gas tank (rust), both pumps, filter, fuel distributor and all four injectors due to rust (did I mention it sat for a while?).
I swapped in an OD trans and related parts.
It needed a blower fan so I replaced the fan motor, heater core and added an evap
for future creature comforts.
All four wheel brakes were rusted beyond hope therefore replaced.
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I swapped out the trashed gray interior for a GT interior and a crack free dash.

Along with a bunch of small interior stuff and new seat belts, I still have the polished R sport cluster and r/window louvers but haven't put them on yet.

<img src=http://home.comcast.net/~p1800jensen/kl2_sm.JPG>


12-04-2004, 12:08 PM
Looks good so far man! Love the R-sport interior.:rockon:

Neil Peart
12-04-2004, 02:09 PM
very sweet..cant wait for the RRR SPORT! lookin real good.

12-04-2004, 04:01 PM
Good work on the car.
Enjoy the road,

12-04-2004, 04:30 PM
its almost my twin...:)

Great car. Keep it up...nice interior. GT interior is the ULTIMATE isn't it?

12-04-2004, 10:51 PM
looking very nice indeed, and loving the new interior

12-05-2004, 03:52 PM
slowly but surely... at least thats how i'm moving along... interior looks alot!!! better... did you swap the carpet?

Sinbad the Sailor
12-05-2004, 08:53 PM
It is really cleaning up nicely. Great job.

12-06-2004, 05:05 PM
a red GT would be awesome...nice job

12-06-2004, 06:01 PM
Looks like you put a lot of hard work into that. Very nice job! I freeking love that interior! :rockon: :love: