Well, after taking the engine out, and then going crazy and pulling everything out of the car, I started to think about what I wanted to do with this thing? Am I going to make it into a drag car? Or maybe restore it to it's original 383 2BBL, vinyl top, column shift glory? (Yeah, RIGHT!) Hey, this restoration stuff is kinda expensive!
Let's see I make $7 an hour at the auto parts store so it should only take a few months to get this thing up andrunning again. :) My parents came back from Australia and they were not impressed, to say the least
I had a plan (kind of) but no money
So I thought I would start stockpiling parts and once I got enough parts together, then I could put it back on the road. Think of that last paragraph being 2 years long, because by the time I started stockpiling parts, I no longer lived at home
Now the car was sitting in the back yard, uncovered and with no protection whatsoever. Parts of the engine were in the garage. Soon the car would be as well
but not much was going on It made a good place to pile junk
and it was especially good for a spray paint stand!
And it was a great mobile workbench