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Thread: Volare Roadrunner finished...Thank you board members!

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    Volare Roadrunner finished...Thank you board members!

    A little over a year ago, I came onto the site looking for an old Volare to turn into a car that would look like the 76 my Dad owned when I was a kid. Several people on the boards helped me with questions ranging from rim sizes, to bolt on parts to getting a white interior. Heck, you guys even figured out why it wouldnt start just by the symptoms and I fixed it in 15 minutes. I know its not perfect, but I think I replicated it as well as I could considering I have never worked on a car in my life. I will be surprising him with it next week when he flys in for Christmas. Thanks again everyone!!

    His original...





    What I started out with....



    The final product...




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    76sassygrassVolare (12-05-2017), kent (12-06-2017), Stalkervette (04-20-2018), White Aspen R/T (12-04-2017)

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    Nice job. You could surprise me with that any day.

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    Nice! For a guy that says he never worked on a car before, are you sure about that?

    BTW, is that you in the pics?
    1979 Aspen Sunrise 500". Bought in 1987 with 72,000 miles and a mighty E24 California emission 90hp leaning tower of power/4-speed
    1996 Dakota with a torque monster (not) 3.9L V-6 and automatic owned since 1998. Now demoted to winter duty
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    Thanks!! Yes, that was taken on my second Birthday. I replicated the same pictures with my 2 year old to put in an album with how the car was made. He is going to love it

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    Great work!

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    Wow that is awesome, great transformation and great looking Roadrunner, also a great story! Let us know how the surprise works out, that is amazing

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    She's a beauty! Real nice deep color! Great job!
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    So Cool!
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