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1980 vb sl

Discussion in 'VB - VC - VH - VK' started by NZR8, Jun 3, 2019.

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    I picked up this vb last year from a paddock on a country road near my work, had been neglected for a few years by the owner but was originally owned by a guy all it’s life who sold it in his 80s 3 years ago as steering got to heavy for him.
    Lots of surface rust I’m assuming because it was under a tarpaulin cover outside so was probably trapping moisture in there but bugger all structural apart from bottoms of doors.
    Unsure on my plans yet was originally going to put a v8 in but just saving up at the moment but will more then likely restore it and leave the 202 and 4 speed in it at this stage. it has the blue corded interior which I prefer as most of the ones I’ve seen have the tan Colour dash etc.
     
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    good score mate everyone needs a project
     
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    Give it a good clean maybe buff it by hand or machine to get rid of staining.

    Then look up boiled linseed oil to seal in all that patina goodness!
     
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