Another year went by, and I still haven't gotten around to touching my 64 Eldorado. I don't think anymore that I ever will. So after the year turns, I'm gonna try and sell it. Not sad though,…Continue
I just finished repairing a few 66 stereos, and after fixing up the circuits to make them play again (another discussion), I was left with the usual problem; trying to find a belt that wouldn't slip.
Just getting started on a new set of seat covers, this is as far as I made it last night. Only using vinyl, but perforations are pretty similar, and I'll have the patterns made for a leather copy later on. I'll post pics up as I go forward.…Continue
So I bought a sheet of paper backed makore (baku) veneer to redo the wood on my 64. It seems like the original has a urethane clear coat. What's everybody using for a final finish? I have plenty extra to play with, I think I want to start with an automotive clear urethane, but what is the norm? It says "hand-rubbed in the advertising, which would lead me to think it was lacquer, but lacquer thinner tests make me think they used urethane.
Glue suggestions would also help, I'm…Continue