Old Cars & Classics
Maintained by Fred Zwicker - Updated 11/01/12
'39 LaSalle Resto-Part 1 -  * Note: Click on links at top of this page to visit other sections of this site.
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Before Restoration
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New Door Bottom
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End of Week 1
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Left Side
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Bumpers off this week
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End of Week 2
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Engine Before
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Trunk Area
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Moving Right Along
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Goodbye Sealed Beams
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Radiator Before
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Marking all parts
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Storage System
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More parts storage
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Storage Rack
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Cabinet for small parts
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Epoxy primer on left side
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Epoxy primer on right side
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Rocker panels off
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Hood panels in primer
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More parts in primer
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End of Week 3
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Parts in process
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Good solid floor.
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No rust in trunk area
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Rebuilt_Quarter_Panel
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Making new tack strip holder
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No rust in trunk floor
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Before - After Headlight Bucket
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Glass beading works wonders
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End of Week 4
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Mint Grille ready to install
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Closeup of restored Emblem
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Fenders off this week
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Angle view without fenders
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Engine right bank - before
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Engine left bank - before
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Front floor ready for paint
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We use lead for all repairs
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Prepping the trunk area
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Frame left side before
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Glass Beading cross support.
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Glass Beading fender support
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Closeup of glass beading process
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Parts ready for powder coating
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Lookout - here I come
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End of Week 5
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Rear axle assembly in primer
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Finished rear axle assembly
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Fenders ready for primer
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Stripping the hood today
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Removing the engine
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Ready for some serious work
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Successful engine removal
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End of Week 6
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We built an Engine Stand
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Ready for more work
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Trunk ready for paint
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Starting on engine
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Removing old convertible top
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Engine cleanup process
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End of Week 7
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Took week off for Carlisle Show
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Ran out so brought another load
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Painting finally started
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Oxblood Maroon is original color.
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Oxblood maroon in sunlight
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Every part is restored & painted
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Painted with TP Tools HVLP-90
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Firewall is looking good
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New tacking strip is ready
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Waiting for a new top
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At Trim Shop End of Week 8
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Starting on new convertible top
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New convertible top in process
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Benny at work in his shop
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Benny's Upholstery in Akron, Ohio
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New top almost finished - Beautiful!
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Side of hood grille detail
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Hood ornament detail
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Right front fender ready to install
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Front fenders ready to install
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Door in sunlight
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This door is as good as it gets
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Oil pump float in process
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Hood is ready to paint
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Deck lid - End of Week 9
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Front End - Right Side
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Front End - Left Side
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Front End - Center
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Hood - Final painting
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Steering Column detail
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Newly porcelainized manifolds
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Sound Deadener rear seat area
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Sound Deadener - Before & After
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Painting the last pieces
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Painting is now completed
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Right Quarter Panel is finished
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End of Week 10
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