Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2
Results 21 to 28 of 28

Thread: new body shell

  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Deployed
    Posts
    2,715
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by raustinss View Post
    Sort of lol , hall of a lot more work . The biggest issue it seems is the legality of licensing.

    How so? All you need to do is move the VIN tag over to the new body....
    1970 Camaro/DSE build


    Are you driver enough? Maybe....come on blue!
    https://www.pro-touring.com/threads/...71#post1147371

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    1,156
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by badazz81z28 View Post
    How so? All you need to do is move the VIN tag over to the new body....
    It depends. In some states, that’s considered vin tampering - big no no.
    Tu Ho
    Firebird V2-LS swap

  3. #23
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Colton Ca.
    Posts
    536
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by badazz81z28 View Post
    How so? All you need to do is move the VIN tag over to the new body....
    Can't do that in california at all, if I'm not mistaken it's illegal.
    Ahmad B.

  4. #24
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Deployed
    Posts
    2,715
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Well on a sec gen it’s not uncommon for people to replace the cowl panel. I guess it depends on how you go about it. If you cut it out and weld it into the new panel...
    1970 Camaro/DSE build


    Are you driver enough? Maybe....come on blue!
    https://www.pro-touring.com/threads/...71#post1147371

  5. #25
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Northern Virginia
    Posts
    2,972
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Personally I would contact the AMD Installation Center and have the original body professionally rebuilt with new AMD sheet metal.

    https://www.amdinstallation.com/
    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

  6. #26
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Posts
    7

    Default

    Happy New Year!! I ordered up a Real Deal Steel shell with a mini tub option after doing some research. Going to use my original doors and trunk lid. Have completed my BBC 427 engine build. Dyno tested 508HP 524TQ. Got a long way to!!!

  7. #27
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Northern Virginia
    Posts
    2,972
    Country Flag: United States

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by zdog View Post
    Happy New Year!! I ordered up a Real Deal Steel shell with a mini tub option after doing some research. Going to use my original doors and trunk lid. Have completed my BBC 427 engine build. Dyno tested 508HP 524TQ. Got a long way to!!!
    Please start a build thread. This should be interesting!
    Steve Hayes
    "Dust Off"
    68 Camaro

    Speed has never killed anyone. Suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you!
    "Jeremy Clarkson"

  8. #28
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Posts
    7

    Default

    Hi Steve I will start a build thread when I get my shell looks like it’s six weeks out and yes you are correct this will be interesting.



Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •