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Front wheel wells primered and ready to paint.

front suspension primered and ready to paint.

Paint the wheel wells.

Painted, wells. Nice!.

Getting there. Little more to go.

Rust busting! at it's best.

Nasty rusting. But, we bust!.

Patching, This went on for 3 years!.

New wheel bearings, front and later on, the rear.

Original brake fluid, Crystalized.

Going to a car show that day.

Burke car show, 2016.

Cape May. Bystander takes a picture.

Wildwood convention center circle car show.

Holloween 2016 walk through.

headlight switch replacement.

Cleaning up for restoring inside parts.

The door panels came up nice too!.

The inside door panels. Nice yo!.

Bumping some stainless trim.

Buffing the aluminum rear trim.

Masking with flat black.

Removing masking after the paint job.

The new cover. Made from Bulletin board vinyl.

New voltage regulator. Finding one was 1/2 the fight.

Painting the outside body of the 62.

Painting, don't forget under the rockers.

Center beam rust replacement.

Fender: Just removed from the car.

Fender: Just removed from the car.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Fender: Removed the rust.

Welding in new metal.

The restoration picture book.

Changing working position.

Block it for front wheel work.

Painting the edges. Edges first, dry, paint again.

Prepping the roof.

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Needs a tune up. That will happen before we try to start it.

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Restoring the Engine.


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I have the mirrow. Almost all the silvering is gone. But, with it, I have the size.

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New Mirrors, clean up the chrome and stainless.


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Master Cyl removed by me. It's on order..

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Front fire wall, and master brake cylinder.


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The windshield, cowl, wipers.

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Wipers, cowl, and windshield stainless.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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The dash, steering wheel, horn, all restored.


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I have the missing radio knob!.. I just have to see if I can locate the knobs stem. That will be a hard thing to find. Or, I can make one.

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The radio. restored, Trim, and heater controls. Restored.


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Gonna need new carpeting... yes, that is planned.

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Back seat, front seat, carpet. Restored.


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yes, new carpeting on the way. Hopefully, same color.

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Back seating, carpet, and front seat rear. Restored.


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Gonna try to use the same seat covers. Just replaceing the cloth parts with new. Yes, machine sowing. I can learn!.

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Front seat area, carpet, restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Rear seat, pass side, carpet restored. Door jamb too.


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Getting the milldue and what I think is black mold out. haven't desided how yet.

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The rear shelf, headliner, restored.


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Oh yes, seats need some attention.

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front pass side, seat, carpet, dash restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Back seat pass side area, door panel restored.


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Headliner, rear shelf. Restored.


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headliner, dome light. All restored.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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All the doors, panels, paint, chrome handles, arm rests. Nice condition now.


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Hadliner, sun visiors, dome light. All now in good condition.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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Drivers area, controls. carpet, pedels, new paint, carpet.


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1962 Ford Fairlane 500. The way I received it.

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heater house, controls, carpet. Restored to it's beauty.


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The brakes were all like this. Needs some work here. The ax too.

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That is better. Brakes, Hardware. Restored the whole ax.


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All around the front suspension is caked mud, dirt, oil. I picked a little away to have a look. Just surface rust so far.

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The suspension, all wheel wells. restored.


You Tube Nav ID 5 years this car under restoration.

5 years this video under construction.

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