1969 FIREBIRD 400 - THIS IS THE START OF A COMPLETE RESTORATION ON THIS RARE FIREBIRD.
THE PICS BELOW ARE BEFORE SHOTS - AS SHOWN THIS IS A VERY NICE CANDIDATE TO RESTORE.
WELL HERE'S THE START OF THE DIS-ASSEMBLY - NOTE THE PILE OF PARTS ON THE RIGHT WILL GET VERY LARGE SOON. DURING
DIS-ASSEMBLY WE MAKE NOTES ON ALL OF THE COMPONENTS AS PER CONDITION AND IF THEY NEED TO BE REPLACED OR RESTORED.
ALL COMPONENTS GET BAGGED, BOXED & LABELED AS WE BEGIN THE RESTO.
THE CAR ON THE ROTISSERIE & UNDERBODY SANDBLASTED - THE ORIGINAL 1/4 PANELS & TRUNK FLOOR ARE BEING PLASMA-CUT OFF
THE SKELETON IS BLASTED & EPOXY PRIMED. NEW 1 PCE. TRUNK FLOOR BEING INSTALLED.
CHASSIS & DIFFERRENTIAL BACK FROM POWDERCOATING
CHASSIS BEING ASSEMBLED. ENGINE & TRANSMISSION INSTALLED IN CHASSIS
ASSEMBLED FRONT CHASSIS & DIFFERENTIAL ASSY. BEING  MATED TO BODY SHELL. CHASSIS & DIFF. SQUARED,
ADJUSTED & TORQED TO SPECS. NEXT STEP IS TO HANG & ALIGN ALL SHEETMETAL & PREP FOR PAINT.
ALL BODY PANELS HAVE BEEN FIT MULTIPLE TIMES, VEHICLE IS PREPPED & DIS-ASSEMBLED FOR FINAL PAINT WORK. BODY &
PANELS PAINTED BACK TO ORIGINAL COLOR - ANTIQUE GOLD - NEXT STEP IS ASSEMBLE, ASSEMBLE, ASSEMBLE.
THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS CONTINUES - OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE THE CAR COMPLETED FOR THE 2006 WORLD OF WHEELS SHOW
IN CALGARY ON FEBRUARY 24TH, 2006.
THE FIREBIRD AT THE WORLD OF WHEELS 2006 - CAR PLACED FIRST IN ITS CLASS AND WAS
ADMIRED BY MANY SPECTATORS.