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Prepping to get it over to the shop and have it completely gone through; brakes, engine, fuel, everything, etc.
Pulled all the stuff off tonight, first light of day in at least 10 years. Be driving in late spring 2021 hopefully.
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Super Cool car! Congrats on getting the ball rolling!

Is that original vinyl interior? On my laptop it looks a bit suede or naugahyde or something?
 

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Super Cool car! Congrats on getting the ball rolling!

Is that original vinyl interior? On my laptop it looks a bit suede or naugahyde or something?
Not original, no thanks to the bro-in-law. Original was vinyl, he decided to "restore" it. Some kind of short-nap cloth.

Update! 6 days later, it's out and we are waiting for the tow truck for the next destination.

Anyone got some advice on how to gently clean this paint and chrome?

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This depends a little on how much effort you want to put in it but obviously you need something with a very fine abrasive...
1. After a very good wash and perhaps even a good clay bar session, I would try 3M Finesse-It II on a small area. (With or without an orbital polisher)
I used this as the final buffing on my impala.

2. Or, 3m also makes a 'glaze' called Perfect-It Hand glaze.

3. Last choice, maybe something like Meguiers Ultimate Compound found in some of the parts chain stores.



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This depends a little on how much effort you want to put in it but obviously you need something with a very fine abrasive...
1. After a very good wash and perhaps even a good clay bar session, I would try 3M Finesse-It II on a small area. (With or without an orbital polisher)
I used this as the final buffing on my impala.

2. Or, 3m also makes a 'glaze' called Perfect-It Hand glaze.

3. Last choice, maybe something like Meguiers Ultimate Compound found in some of the parts chain stores.



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Does this look like original mileage to you?


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you know what they say about best laid plans...............

so it never got to the shop but I did manage to put it in storage until last week. finally got the garage cleaned out so I could get it in there and out of the weather. come home to papa! next step, get it clean, then maintenance.
 
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