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Offline Joe65SkylarkGS

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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #75 on: July 03, 2014, 01:50:52 PM »
Sorry to hear of your situation Joe. The human body is an amazing machine. It can heal itself, but it takes time. Hoping you recover soon, hang in there. At least you're posting again.... it may be good therapy for your typing fingers, so keep posting! Take care buddy :thumbsup:

Thanks Walt. All well wishes appreciated.

Went for another MRI last Friday and got more bad news. Turns out T6 is pushing my spinal cord to the side so bad its affecting T5&7. Plus T11 is also pushing on my cord but not as bad. May be the reason I have had zero progress in the 8 months since the neck disc removal surgery.

Amazing.
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #76 on: July 03, 2014, 11:19:28 PM »
Well,  that could be good news.... if that's the reason your condition wasn't improving, at least they now know why. Time to fix you up right this time. The present may suck, but the future holds promise.
Walt K
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #77 on: August 05, 2015, 10:49:46 PM »
 :wave:

 :wave:


 :rocker: :headbang:

Hi guys, No real update for my beloved GS but I am willing to sell her to someone who can put it together and get it back on the road.

This car was from Colorado so it's a clean car!!!

Every bolt came out of this west coast car!!!!


Hope everyone is good, I know Walt is doing good, seen him at Yardley's picnic last weekend!!

Love seeing you bro!!!  :thumbsup:
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1965 GS 4 Speed Hard Top (Under Construction)
1965 Skylark 462, 12.21@109.8
1964 Special FireBall V6, 3 on the tree 4 Sale
1987 Grand National
1987 SS Monte T-Tops 4 sale
1995 Slammed Asstro
17 in Boyd Coddington
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #78 on: August 06, 2015, 12:55:23 PM »
Joe , sorry to hear about your health , back pain or any
Kind of chronic pain is no fun! We will pray for you.
What are some of the details on your gs? Model, trans,
Options,color combo,etc.. This is the place, for it to
Sell!

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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #79 on: August 06, 2015, 01:16:44 PM »
My bad, it's a 4 speed car power steering is all it had besides posi. Perfect colors imo, white with blue interior. I did finish the frame allready and it's now sporting disc brakes up front. All brand new stuff obviously.

I have the original engine but it needs rebuilding. So I did pickup a 66 model year 401 that supposedly ran, and I would have done a breakdown on it myself on the cheap. To put new bearings and seals and do a nice repaint on it. Meanwhile keeping the stock nunbers matching engine in hold.

Trans felt as smooth as butter before I took it out. I'd say clean it up, repaint and put it right in. The stock interior was crispy like a potato chip lol. Compliments of the Colorado Sun!!!

I have everything in tubs in my basement as far as all the parts like window regulators and all.

All you need is a complete interior package.

I replaced the one piece trunk pan and a toe pan on the drivers side. It only need maybe a day or two of sheet metal workers to be ready for primer. The body is on a rotisserie in my garage which would be included in the sale.

I'm into it for well over 15k the way it sits.

Open to solid offers. Like I said it's a Colorado car and very clean. The quarter panels are like new!!! Also the rockers are perfect. Every bolt came right out of this car. Not one broken or stripped bolt anywhere!!!
« Last Edit: August 06, 2015, 01:18:30 PM by Joe65SkylarkGS »
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1965 GS 4 Speed Hard Top (Under Construction)
1965 Skylark 462, 12.21@109.8
1964 Special FireBall V6, 3 on the tree 4 Sale
1987 Grand National
1987 SS Monte T-Tops 4 sale
1995 Slammed Asstro
17 in Boyd Coddington
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #80 on: August 06, 2015, 07:58:11 PM »
sounds like exactly what i'm looking for, too bad it isnt in a transport friendly state of assy  hope you feel better soon Joe
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #81 on: August 06, 2015, 11:09:58 PM »
Well the body could be temporarily dropped on the frame for transport but I have multiple big plastic storage bins full of parts too. Would need more space to put everything itith the car ya know bro!
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1965 GS 4 Speed Hard Top (Under Construction)
1965 Skylark 462, 12.21@109.8
1964 Special FireBall V6, 3 on the tree 4 Sale
1987 Grand National
1987 SS Monte T-Tops 4 sale
1995 Slammed Asstro
17 in Boyd Coddington
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #82 on: August 08, 2015, 11:38:28 AM »
the wheels in my head are turning Joe..
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Re: My 65 GS Restoration Thread
« Reply #83 on: March 13, 2017, 08:41:56 PM »
Joe,

What's the latest on your car?
Any updates?

Mark
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