Eliminator Downunder

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Re: Eliminator Downunder

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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 01 Aug 2015, 21:54

leonbray wrote:are those car jacks the ones from Supercheap?
No Leon why? I don't buy much from SC only oil and stuff when they have 20% off.
The jacks do make life easier moving cars around.
1970 Eliminator 351 Comp Green, white trim, auto & Sunroof (1 of 2)

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Post by leonbray » 01 Aug 2015, 22:01

Comp Elimn8r wrote:
leonbray wrote:are those car jacks the ones from Supercheap?
No Leon why? I don't buy much from SC only oil and stuff when they have 20% off.
The jacks do make life easier moving cars around.

SC have them on special this month

http://catalogue.supercheapauto.com.au/ ... 9408729569
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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 01 Aug 2015, 22:14

Thanks for the heads up :thumbup:
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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 02 Jan 2016, 05:14

Here's a pic of the XA at our recent Concourse day where the club was filmed for a TV show "Classic Restos".
Im hoping the NEW YEAR will bring more time / money to spend of the long suffering Eliminator!
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Post by leonbray » 02 Jan 2016, 05:25

Nice ....
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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 03 Jan 2016, 23:42

Looks great Brett!
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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 04 Jan 2016, 16:46

Thanks to Mike for posting this link in Eliminators for sale as I think I've found the sister car to mine.
'70 w/ 351, Auto. Competition Green, white interior. *Hertz Sunroof Eliminator* project. In Utah.
Pics here: http://imgur.com/a/Dr25G
Read more here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/4732...9899674391828/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/4732...0980006283795/
*This one was listed previously in 2012 by the same owner.
Dave Munson: sonofmun70@gmail.com
0F91M537631 = 1 of 100 Hertz sunroof Eliminators in 1970




According to the Marti report mine is one of 2 with California emissions and the options on both reports are identical.
Im just wondering if the number sequencing sounds correct as mine is OF91M537652 produced Jan 14th 1970 (6 days ahead of schedule) and the one for sale is Jan 15th OF91M537631 (4 days ahead of schedule). Apart from that the dealers were Oakland and Los Angeles.
I have sent the owner Dave a msg to confirm the emissions, so it would be good to know if it is the other car and still alive being restored.
I'm really keen to get moving on my resto this year, the only thing holding me back is just a lack of $$
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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 19 Feb 2017, 05:35

The Eliminator is finally in the panel shop and the doner car has been chopped up for a greater good.
Next step is removing the rusted out floor and getting to work on replacing the rear qtrs with better metal.

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Post by 1967 S Code » 19 Feb 2017, 08:56

I'm sure you're excited about getting the Hertz into the panel shop for the metal work. It will be a big transformation from what you started with when you get the new metal in place. I look forward to more of your updates.
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Post by Comp Elimn8r » 20 Feb 2017, 04:02

Yes, Thanks Steven it is pretty exciting after nearly 4 years to be finally making some progress on the Eliminator.
This will be the biggest (and most expensive) project Ive ever done and certainly the worst body to start with.
If it wasn't such a rare car I wouldn't have bothered to be honest, and I wasn't really expecting to buy a doner car either.
Anyway, I'm looking forward to seeing the replacement qtrs. and floor in it, then it might actually look half decent :)
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