Progress Thread Project Phoenix (Still deciding on a name)

Olivethefet

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Does anyone have any advice on how to restore the moldings on these cars? All the stainless, I'm assuming its stainless, around the windshield is scratched up and needs to be addressed. I'm guessing this would be a common issue. Is it difficult to polish it back out? Is there a coating or anything else to be aware of that can be damaged if you're not careful? Also, what about the chrome on the brake lights and other plastic bits? As far as I know they are all original, but they are starting to look ruff.
 
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Olivethefet

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I bought a cheap borescope off of Amazon a few months back and was messing around in the shop the other night. I was curious how the pistons in the the old 289 looked so I popped the camera in there for a peek. Looks good to me! I just hope the other 7 look the same.

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2Blue2

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65 window stainless wil polish up nice haven't seen one with a coating yet
brake light bezels are reproduced now

And look at those sealed power flat tops all shiney and new
NICE!
 

Olivethefet

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Looked into all the cylinders the other night. Everything looked good except two of them. I'm not sure what that is down in there. Bugs, who knows.

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Olivethefet

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I made it back up to my dads over the weekend and picked up the rest of the car parts.

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There was a lot more stuff, but I didn't take pics of everything. A fried of my dads gave him an extra center console for the car. The original one is the all black one that has been cut. It was cut to fit the aftermarket AC in decades ago. I plan to put AC back in the car but I'll be using one of the new all in one things that goes where the heater box currently is.

The fox is almost back together. Once it's done I'll be digging into this project.