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#1070266 - 04/07/21 02:41 PM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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Looks great! Swap RPO decals too or just put them both on the trunklid? And I didn’t think there would be any rear seat brace difference unless that’s something I didn’t know with Aero’s. Starting by 87’ or maybe when it changed from Arlington to Pontiac the body has the diagonal part added to the rear seat brace. My 87’ has it, my 86’ doesn’t.

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#1070270 - 04/07/21 03:47 PM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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The 1987 rear seat bracing is interesting. My 1987 aerocoupe has the diagonal braces and my 1986 non-aerocoupe does not. I never knew there was a rear seat bracing change.

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#1070275 - 04/07/21 08:38 PM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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Thanks, all. I had overlooked the seat bracing. I wasn't even aware they'd changed designs at one point. I do know he didn't change anything in that area. They are the same design between both cars involved. I'm headed to pick up the car this weekend and will get some better photos posted up!

#1070303 - 04/10/21 11:08 PM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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Swap is mostly done. The glass is only rested in there until paint. From here, updates will be a little slow, as I don't have major plans until winter. After that, I'll be diving in on it.

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#1070304 - Yesterday at 12:32 AM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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Paint? It looks fantastic, Justin, unless the camera is hiding something.

Why were the rear side windows removed during the swap?

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#1070305 - Yesterday at 01:28 AM Re: Aerocoupe fire damage restoration [Re: AeroSS_87]  
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Thank you. The paint isn't flawless, even in its best areas. The car was not too well repaired from a small wreck at some point, and the nose is broken in the park lamp area. Between that and the old trunk lid having bad paint, I'm having it painted properly and get it looking 100%. It's difficult to see in photos, but the stripes aren't exactly correct, either. The SS logos and top stripe are almost an apricot color. The quarter windows were out because this car had the VIN acid etching in the glass that I'm doing away with. Finding door glass and t-tops clean enough will be a challenge, though all else is handled.

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