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burgeman
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Member since Jun 2008
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I need a classic car rebuilt

I have a 66 mustang that I took apart about 5 years ago. I never got it back together and I am debating on selling it or restoring it. Does anyone have any idea of a place to take it in the southeast Louisiana area to restore it if I choose that route? I have all the parts just need the labor.


SportTiger1
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Stonewall, LA
Member since Feb 2007
4067 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
289?

I had one about 15 years ago that was in good shape but still a money pit. Ended up trading for a truck. I kick myself everyday
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aVatiger
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Springville, Va/Portland, Me
Member since Jan 2006
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re: I need a classic car rebuilt
quote:

I have all the parts


you sure about this?


HeadSlash
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TEAM LIVE BADASS
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re: I need a classic car rebuilt
Manchac Mustangs


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burgeman
Southeastern LA Fan
Member since Jun 2008
6983 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
Mine wasn't a money pit until i started messing with stuff.


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mwlewis
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Bham
Member since Nov 2010
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re: I need a classic car rebuilt
Drop a 427 in that bish


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cdaniel76
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16701 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
I'll give you tree-fiddy for it!


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El Josey Wales
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Greater Geismar
Member since Nov 2007
22710 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
My coworker is finishing up rebuilding a 69. He did it all himself though.


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RBWilliams8
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Member since Oct 2009
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Those cars are shite and literally not worth the trouble to restore.


I would gladly take it off your hands to save any future embarrassment.


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subMOA
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Komatipoort
Member since Jan 2010
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re: I need a classic car rebuilt
Find someone on here who knows how to get in touch with Wracy Cheney from Gonzales. He's building his business now (from a lifelong hobby). Also, there's a shop in BSL- Classic Car Restoration right b/f you get to 90 from the I-10 exit. If you really want a nice car, put it on the trailer, make a weekend out of it, and haul it to Pot o' Gold customs in Colorado Springs- long drive, but we found this dude on the HAMB and he finished a 46 Ford for a friend of mine last year- on time and within budget.


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VetteGuy
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Mandeville
Member since Feb 2008
16093 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
I would give this some long, hard, thought.

Is the car worth restoring?
Is there some sentimental value?
Does it have any rare options?

You can usually buy well-sorted and restored examples for a lot less that you can put this one up on its feet.


Just food for thought.


burgeman
Southeastern LA Fan
Member since Jun 2008
6983 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
It was the1st car I actually paid for, but I can see where you are going. Restoration work is rather expensive. I have thought of the option of buying one already put together for under 10k.


VetteGuy
LSU Fan
Mandeville
Member since Feb 2008
16093 posts

re: I need a classic car rebuilt
I see what you mean, it means something to you.


On the plus side, parts are cheap and easy to find. (kinda like my first wife)

Labor is the killer. Enough of these cars have been done that real labor estimate should be easy to get so at least you should know what you are in for.

Check Hemmings to see what comparable cars are selling for.


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