sebastienbuick

Restore my buick electra 1969 :)

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              Wow, I just read this blog today........you have amazing talent in metal fabricating.... thanks for posting

all the pictures.......Great Job!

 

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Hello, thank you seafoam! :)
I finished painting the first layer of paint, this week end I spend a product and I will put the pictures of the suite.
thank you

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Hello, here is the rest of the restoration.
I finished this part, I painted with a phosphating paint, then painted with a primary paint and after I painted with anti-gravity on the lower part.
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On 11/6/2016 at 1:03 PM, sebastienbuick said:

hello, here is the result of the work of this weekend.
I cut and form metal sheets, I must finish the other metal sheets that are thicker.
I'll start with the least damaged side to have a model for the other side.SAM_2184.JPGSAM_2185.JPGSAM_2186.JPGSAM_2187.JPGSAM_2188.JPGSAM_2189.JPGSAM_2190.JPGSAM_2191.JPGSAM_2192.JPGSAM_2193.JPGSAM_2194.JPGSAM_2195.JPGSAM_2196.JPGSAM_2197.JPGSAM_2199.JPGSAM_2200.JPGSAM_2201.JPGSAM_2203.JPGSAM_2204.JPGSAM_2205.JPGSAM_2206.JPGSAM_2207.JPGSAM_2208.JPGSAM_2209.JPGSAM_2210.JPGSAM_2211.JPGSAM_2212.JPGSAM_2213.JPG

bead blasting and painting of all those small parts add to the finished car..  nice work

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Hello, here is some news of the restoration.
I disassemble the front passenger train and then sand everything

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These parts look great, but I have two questions. 

#1, should the bushings/spindles/balljoints/etc all be covered before sandblasting to prevent damage?  If so, what does one use? 

#2, for the price, will you be installing new springs instead of re using some that may be very old? 

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Hello, I have to sand the whole but I will put the screws, ball joint and joint in new piece.

I will remove the old ball joint with a press, and put new ball-joint with the same press.
When everything will go up I would paint the sets of the pieces in black as original.
I also protected the wheel axle to not paint it, it will just grease it.

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good to see you are still at it. everything looks great

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Thanks gary;)
I ordered parts (ball joint , ...) and they should arrive at the end of the month.
I also search the circuit diagram of the original car radio (the radio is in short circuit :()

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two things on the radio. The fader switch must be in place for the speaker to work, and it has been my experience that sometime you only need a new speaker.

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Thank you john, but after a diagnosis of auto radio, it would be short circucuit (dysfunction) to FM.

sorry  my English is not very good ^^

thank you ;)

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Good evening, I give some news of the restoration :)
I finished sandblasting and painting the right side of the front train, tomorrow afternoon I'll look for the new ball joints with other parts, I would put pictures this weekend or next week :)

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Hello, here are the photos :).
So as I said, I sand the parts of the front train (left side) then painted by phosphating.
I also go to get the parts I ordered :), and the patella, and other parts will arrive later.
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Hello everyone, I just give some news :)
I finally find the rare pieces, front brake discs! :), I have to contact a person situate in america and if all are well it find me this and it is going to order them :)
I also disassemble my stabilizer bar and I sand it and painted in phosphating paint.
I have also done the same to the front brake caliper and to the support of the stabilizing bar.
I will put pictures soon.

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Hello to all, here is some news.
I have to dismantle, sand and paint the stabilizer bar, stabilizer bar support, and brake caliper.
I also painted in primer paint (in dark gray) the parts of the front side train driver.
For the caliper, I first push the pistons well so that nothing passes, I also put a screw for not the sand to enter the brake fluid circuit

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