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#1778520 - 03/14/15 06:21 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: QuickBpBp]
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So Tony and I started the hunt looking for a rust free 68 Barracuda parts car. We only wanted a 68 so everything is correct with all stamped numbers on the sheet metal panels to match 68 Barracuda. Tony found a 68 Barracuda in Arizona I thought, but it was actually from California . Now the cutting drilling spot welds begins.
Going to start with some pictures of the car




So did that beautiful original California 68 Barracuda you posted on here awhile back and deleted become the parts car for this?




No, I sold that car. We found another one ,not as nice but rust free shell.




Glad to hear that car is alive and well,it was way to nice to use as a parts car...




That car was the cleanest rust free car I have ever seen. Not even surface rust anywhere. Just had some hazing on the metal that that was bare.

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#1778521 - 03/14/15 11:44 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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No floor in the Barracuda. very scary looking, Hight stress at this time


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#1778522 - 03/15/15 08:34 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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the floor in and clamped


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#1778523 - 03/15/15 08:35 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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floor in and clamped and now have to trim the tunnel and butt weld it


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Edited by davesmopars (03/15/15 08:37 PM)

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#1778524 - 03/15/15 08:38 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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another picture of the one floor clamped


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#1778525 - 03/15/15 08:39 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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close up


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#1778526 - 03/15/15 08:41 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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closer how the inside panel had to go in all the way up to the back window


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#1778527 - 03/15/15 08:44 PM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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the inside clamped at the door jam


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#1778528 - 03/16/15 10:26 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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Wow, looks like a LOT of work!

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#1778529 - 03/16/15 10:40 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: GY3]
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Nice work!
I'd guess this is one of the few cars these days that actually makes sense to do this level of work on. Glad to see it. I wonder why the inside of the body wasn't blasted too before the floor went on. I guess that most will still be able to be reached though.

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#1778530 - 03/16/15 11:08 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: RodStRace]
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Nice work!
I'd guess this is one of the few cars these days that actually makes sense to do this level of work on. Glad to see it. I wonder why the inside of the body wasn't blasted too before the floor went on. I guess that most will still be able to be reached though.




The inside panels on the inside where super clean, like new. Remember this car never driven in the rain alway in a garage.

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#1778531 - 03/16/15 11:11 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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Here's the history
1st owner Tom Myl
Pete Myl Garage Chrysler Plmyouth


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#1778532 - 03/16/15 11:13 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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2nd owner
Rudr Schings


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#1778533 - 03/16/15 11:15 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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3rd owner
Frank miller


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#1778534 - 03/16/15 11:26 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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4th owner might be a co owner ship, I have to check my notes
Allen Halsey


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#1778535 - 03/16/15 11:29 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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5th owner
George Fitzpatrick


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#1778536 - 03/16/15 11:31 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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6th owner
Richard Beshore


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#1778537 - 03/16/15 11:32 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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winning Indy


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#1778538 - 03/16/15 11:35 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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7th owner
Dave Raybourn


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#1778539 - 03/16/15 11:37 AM Re: Restoring an Original 1968 Hemi Barracuda [Re: davesmopars]
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another Dave Raybourn


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