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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-13-2011, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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Sup Folks!

Currently out of Lompoc, CA.

New to the whole car restoration bussines, so I joined the site to get a little more informed on all the different aspects of this "art". I picked up my 68 vert back in November from a gentleman out in Wisconsin. The whole car is complete/original, had the usual collected rust near the wheel well and the original acrylic paint that was chipped. I will be honest I want to go for the original look on the outside, but on the inside i would like to have it customized to an awesome modern look and feel. I know a lot of people are against touching anything that is original. But hey its an extension of yourself right?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 08:58 AM
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Welcome to the site.

Do whatever you want with the car as long as you keep another Impala on the road. Personally, I like nice interiors as this is what I look at when driving the car.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 09:38 AM
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Welcome Jonathan.  69
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 05:57 PM
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Welcome to the Team Jonathan!

No problem; it is your car build it your way. Anyone who wants to argue originality gets a vote just as soon as he pays into your restoration fund. Of course as a majority share holder you still get to decide which way to build it; but at least with him paying for your attention it won't hurt as much to hear him rant.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 06:09 PM
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Welcome Jonathan, it's good to meet a fellow 68 convertible owner!

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