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Username Post: I cleaned up the carburetor a little bit (follow up post with pictures)        (Topic#350607)
Duke 
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04-13-18 08:45 AM - Post#2730857    

I found a carb, cleaned it up a bit. Going to use it as part of a display piece for a glass table that I am building up with a 350 engine as a base. More pictures to follow:



















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'55 Bel Air Sports Coupe
'67 Corvair Monza Convertible


 

55_FEVER 
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04-14-18 08:38 AM - Post#2730946    
    In response to Duke

"I cleaned it up a bit" Wow! I can see that wasn't easy. What did you use?



 
Duke 
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04-14-18 04:00 PM - Post#2730983    
    In response to 55_FEVER

A lot of...
Brake Cleaner
Super Clean Degreaser
Ready and Strip Rust Remover
Scotch Pads
X-Treem Metal Polish
Elbow Grease

http://s1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg590/MTBingNi ...
'55 Bel Air Sports Coupe
'67 Corvair Monza Convertible


 
swbatt 
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04-15-18 01:17 PM - Post#2731053    
    In response to Duke

Looks really nice. Some of those coatings came back great. Can't wait to see the nezt step. Thanks for shoeing us.


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Jims56chevy 
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04-18-18 01:44 PM - Post#2731437    
    In response to Duke

Dam, looks like it just came from the factory or better. Can I send you one.

56 210 2dr


 
Duke 
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04-25-18 10:37 AM - Post#2732165    
    In response to Jims56chevy

Thank you for all the great replies. Wanted to make it look as authentic as I could, didn't just want to make it looks as if I simply hit it with a spray can.

http://s1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg590/MTBingNi ...
'55 Bel Air Sports Coupe
'67 Corvair Monza Convertible


 

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