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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #120 on: May 07, 2018, 07:46:33 PM »
Thanks for all of the great ideas.  If I had access to a welder and someone to weld, I would probably go that route.  So I will probably drill and tap it.
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« Reply #121 on: May 07, 2018, 09:08:37 PM »
With this type of restoration you are probably going to need a welder sooner or later. Now maybe the time to pick up a small MIG welder.
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« Reply #122 on: May 08, 2018, 05:47:21 AM »
Yeah, I would agree that you will likely need a welder in the near future. For what it's worth, I've done all the welding on my car with a Miller 135. I picked it up several years ago for $425 bucks. One of the best tools I have bought hands down. It's more than paid for itself, even with non-car related fixes.

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« Reply #123 on: May 08, 2018, 06:04:59 AM »
Mig welder can be your best friend. I started with a Hobart that was about 30 yrs old, when it finally died I got a Lincoln. It was very nice, but one of the things I lost in the fire. Have yet to replace it, but will need to soon. Like Ryan said, its one of those tools that once you have it you will be amazed at how many welding projects you will start.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #124 on: May 08, 2018, 07:18:58 AM »
I take it for granted and assume everyone has one.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #124 on: May 08, 2018, 07:18:58 AM »

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« Reply #125 on: May 08, 2018, 06:59:20 PM »
I have to admit that I don't know the first thing about welding or welders, but I may have to start researching them.... 

I was able to tap and get the 2 bolts installed, but don't fully like it.  I can see myself taking it back apart and starting over.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #126 on: May 13, 2018, 01:54:26 PM »
I don't have any suggestions about the stripped out hole, it sounds like you have a few to consider already.
 I did remember having a hard time getting my sway bar installed though.  I mentioned it on page one of my build thread.  I don't know if this is the right way, but..
 It looks like you have your end links already bolted up...I bolted in the frame mounts first, then I backed them out almost all the way in order to get some slack to pull the bar down on to the end link (just enough to get the threads started on the top end link bolt.   I think I remember loosening the end link from the bottom a bit too (in order to move it vertically a little to get a few more threads exposed at the top in order to start the top bolt).  Once the end link bolt was on the started in a few threads,  I  tightened everything  down a little at a time...Tighten the frame bolts a bit, then the end link a bit, back and forth until it all pulled into place.
Maybe this info will help a little once you get the stripped hole worked out. 
Good luck!
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #127 on: May 22, 2018, 04:48:04 PM »
Thanks for all of the great ideas.  I was able to use a slightly larger tap and tighten up the sway bar.  Although it I have it fully tighten I am not sure that I thoroughly like it.  I may go the rivnut route.

Anyway I have made some progress since my last post.  The rear and subframe are buttoned up.
0515181941 by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

They are pushed to the side.  I arranged my garage to stage the body to work on next.
0515181942a by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

Saturday was pretty wet, but mother nature did allow me to wheel out the rotis long enough to degrease and power wash the body.
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I will try to get better pictures soon although this weekend I will be heading back to NY to visit family.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #128 on: June 05, 2018, 06:51:46 PM »
So it has been a little while since I last posted.  Some progress has been made.  I was able to finish the undercarriage up.  It actually wasn't too awful bad, thanks to the good ole Rusty Jones under coating from the dealership.  I did find three other small holes in the floor pan from wire brushing.  The largest of the holes is less than an 1/8 of an inch.  So I am researching ways to close these up without having to have someone at the house to weld them shut.

Here are some of the finished results of the undercarriage.  I used all Eastwood products (Rust Converter, Rust Encapsulator, and Rubberized Under Coating).

0605181820c by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

0605181837 by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

Next up is trying to figure out if I should do the interior metal work and body work from the rotis or drop it down on it's 4 wheels.  I am anxious to get it on it's wheels again to gain room in my garage, even though it would be easiest to do start the body work on the rotis.......
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #129 on: June 05, 2018, 09:58:13 PM »
I'd put it on its wheels if it were me.  For the satisfaction alone, but I think it'd be easier too.
Nice to see you got a good rust free undercarriage, most are not so lucky.

Keep at it!

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« Reply #130 on: June 06, 2018, 06:41:38 AM »
Looking good. I tend to agree with Tom. Unless you have rockers to weld in, which in your case they look pretty solid. I think I would get it back to a roller. That should make working on the body much easier. One thing I would probably do first before taking it off though, would be sand the top of the car. That would make it a bit easier to reach with a somewhat vertical position. I have a bench I used when working on mine, but in hindsight it would have been easier on the rotiss.  Once you have the wheels back on get a set of wheel dollies and you will be able to move the car easily in any direction to work on it. I got some cheapies at Tractor supply, with steel wheels that worked great. They even went thru my fire and still work fine! Then when you need some height under do the cribbing trick that Ryan uses.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #131 on: June 06, 2018, 07:45:03 PM »
I am definitely getting anxious to get it back on it's 4 wheels.  I have 1 set of dollies I will have to grab another set.  Didn't really give it a thought about doing the roof before taking it off of the rotis....Thanks Kerry.  Probably will leave it on the rotis long enough to sand and epoxy the real wheel wells, rockers, and roof.  Does any one have experience with any rattle can epoxy primers????  I know that Eastwood makes a 2K and it got pretty good reviews on their site.

I will have to search Ryan's forum to check his cribbing out.
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« Reply #132 on: June 07, 2018, 02:42:36 PM »
No experience with the epoxy rattle cans. I wouldn't waste my time. Just get a cheap Harbor freight 1.4 or 1.5 hvlp gun and some shop line epoxy from your local paint store. It's pretty easy to spray. I like to add a tiny bit of acetone to help it flow. Or spin hear is really good but I have never used it... Just my opinion. Money better spent on tools that you can reuse.
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« Reply #133 on: June 08, 2018, 05:09:15 AM »
I cant imagine the chemical makeup of the paint itself is that far off from can to spray bomb. I used the 2part paint from eastwood on the metal dash in my car. It worked great, came out nice and still looks good. Biggest issue is once its activated you have to use the whole can.  Having said that I dont disagree with form ta's logic though. If you have a compressor i would go the route of getting a cheapy gun. The aeorosals are expensive and in the long run the cost difference may not be that much. It will be more efficient with a spray gun. I went thru a couple when i sprayed my primer. I got them at lowes for about $30 ea.
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« Reply #134 on: June 08, 2018, 06:00:03 AM »
Roadking hit it. I forgot to mention that fact. Once the can is used you have to use it all as it is a 2 part chemical reaction.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #135 on: June 17, 2018, 06:51:52 PM »
So with yard work and other outside activities progress has been extremely slow on my resto.  I thought I was making some progress when I went to Philly and NJ to pick up a new deck lid and a restored radiator support.  I was amped about the radiator support.  It was already sandblasted and painted.  When I got it home I think I ended up with a radiator support for a 73-76 that is in awesome shape.  It is to bad that my car is a 79.  Does anyone know if this support can be used in a 79.  I attached the picture comparing the one I took out next to the new one.
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« Reply #136 on: June 18, 2018, 11:57:49 AM »
That stinks. I have no idea what year that is for.
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« Reply #137 on: June 18, 2018, 01:09:58 PM »
Yup, your new one looks just like the one for my '73.  From the looks of it, seems like it wouldn't work for your '79.
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« Reply #138 on: September 03, 2018, 05:59:24 PM »
Well....the summer has been busy.  I really hadn't made any progress on my project up until today.  I started sanding the body down to get it ready from epoxy primer.  Luckily I haven't uncovered too many horrible surprises.   There are a couple of pin holes that I discovered, but nothing major.

I was going to sand around the trunk and wanted to remove the trunk springs.  I tried a few things but was unsuccessful.  One spring is broken, but the other one had some tension on it and I really didn't want to spear myself so I left it to the forum to instruct me.  I figured this was covered on the forum somewhere, but I couldn't find it.  Can someone provide guidance to safely remove these springs? 

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« Reply #139 on: October 04, 2018, 09:06:55 PM »
So I was able to make a little more progress and am getting closer getting the car back on all 4's.  The body was sanded down to bare metal, wiped down with pre-paint rep, and then epoxy primed.  Any surface rust was sanded as much as possible then treated with Eastwood Rust Convertor and wiped down with pre-paint prep prior to priming.  All of the interior was scuffed up with a red scotch brite and epoxied.

This was the first time that I had a paint gun in my hand.  All in all I am pretty pleased with the way it turned out.

0922181722 by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

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« Reply #140 on: October 04, 2018, 09:38:06 PM »
Wow that doesn't look like a first time painter to me nice work! Keep pressing forward you are making good head way.

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« Reply #141 on: October 05, 2018, 06:56:37 AM »
Hope you didn't get overspray on the rotiss.! LOL,  Looks fantastic!! body looks to be really straight as well, though I am pretty sure it was original paint so that kept some of the mystery of what was hiding away.
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« Reply #142 on: October 05, 2018, 08:50:05 AM »
Wow, great work there! Looks really straight and solid.

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« Reply #143 on: October 05, 2018, 08:51:29 AM »
Wow! Looks great! Most would kill for a body that rot free and straight! What brand of epoxy and gun did you go with?
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« Reply #144 on: October 05, 2018, 07:16:13 PM »
Thanks to all for the kind words.

Kerry - The rotis is working out great.  With any luck I will have it unmounted and returned next month.....Just in time for your new project.

I used Eastwood Epoxy Primer and a cheap Harbor Freight gun.

I have been on the road for work and have the itch to get more work done on it.  I hope to have another update in a couple of weeks.
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« Reply #145 on: October 05, 2018, 11:24:06 PM »
Looks great Kevin!  I know what you mean  by Summers flying by with little time for the project.  I've found the same thing over each of the past 3 summers.
Sorry I missed your trunk/deck lid spring question last month.   There's info and video in my build thread I made for both the removal and installation.  I had run into the same thing as you...not being able to find a good write up on them.   When it comes time to put them back on,  check out my thread.  The Fisher Body instructions are referenced with details on the removal on page 2.  Installation is on the 3rd page of my thread. Hope it helps.

Keep at it!

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« Reply #146 on: October 17, 2018, 06:41:37 PM »
Finally got the rear installed (loosely) and the car off of the rotis.  Is there any site where I can find the torque specs for installing the rear into the along with the bolts for the diff cover?  One other question about the rear end.  Can I use Royal Purple 75W-140 gear oil in the rear?

I did find a little more rust on the tail pin with some pin holes but nothing major.  I am hoping to get the trunk and tail pan epoxied this weekend.  After that the next step will be prepping the firewall for epoxy before installing the subframe.  It seems like every time I turn around to look at the car I find more things that I need to do.  I definitely need a dry erase board to keep track.  I believe ryeguy recommended this in his posts.

So long for now...
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« Reply #147 on: October 19, 2018, 07:02:58 AM »
Great accomplishment to get the car back on the ground.
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« Reply #148 on: January 01, 2019, 02:47:04 PM »
It most certainly has been awhile since I last posted.  My build thread is almost on page 3.  My bad.

I have been making some progress.  I have both the front and rear end installed.
1026181746a by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

I have most of the panels epoxy primed and have been busy installing them.
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Driver side is coming together as well.  I was able to pick up a driver side door that was in slightly better shape than the one that came on it.  I would have liked to kept the original because it had all the original data on the ID Sticker.  It even has the Rusty Jones sticker.  Does anyone know how to remove these without ruining them?
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The front fascia and bumper, along with the rear pumper are all stripped and epoxied as well.  The are just waiting for me.

I keep getting asked from family and friends what direction will I head in to next, engine, body filler/urethane primer, interior, etc.  I don't think that I am ready to jump into the body work and not sure what I am doing for an engine yet.  I am looking for suggestions.......
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« Reply #149 on: January 02, 2019, 08:17:16 AM »
Looks good to have a complete car again.
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« Reply #150 on: January 03, 2019, 09:44:58 PM »
Looking good, and you should tackle the engine assembly as well.




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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #151 on: January 06, 2019, 10:20:24 PM »
Progress looks great from here.   Sounds like it's time to make a decision on the drive train and begin work on that. I think that's what I'd do next if I were in your position.
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« Reply #152 on: January 08, 2019, 03:09:56 AM »
Great project...your doing a fantastic job...I look forward to more updates
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« Reply #153 on: January 08, 2019, 06:44:48 AM »
A little more progress made this past weekend.  I was able to get the windows in the doors operating properly and the door strikers installed.  I have one small item that I seem to have misplaced.  It is a clip the attaches the door lock linkage to the door handle.  I will have to search for that.  Ebay has one but you have to purchase the linkage and clip for $8.

Hopefully this week I will be installing the deck lid, rear bumper, front bumper and fascia.  After I have that installed I would to prep and install the hood.

I am starting to search engine options as well.  Most of which depends on my budget.  I had thought about picking up a 350 and freshen it up, add a few things for additional horsepower, until I decide what I really want. 

Thanks again for the words of encouragement.  They are very helpful in forging ahead.
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« Reply #154 on: January 09, 2019, 06:54:02 AM »
Wow, you are making some great progress there! Car really looks great.

You know what I'll say about the engine. 8) Depending on what your budget is for the drivetrain, you can definitely do an LS swap fairly cost effectively. Biggest things are fuel and engine mounts which the aftermarket have really nailed down lately.

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« Reply #155 on: January 09, 2019, 08:53:55 AM »
I am a die hard Pontiac guy, and believe in Pontiac power. With that being said, and at the risk of being banned from TAC, I will add my 2c. Have you considered a crate motor? Complete packages are fairly inexpensive. Not going to win anything at the race track but seems to be a quick turnaround to get the car on the road. If you decide on something else down the road then work on a swap. Problem with this is that youre going to end up with 2 motors, as the first may be hard to get rid of. You will end up with more money into it in the long run than a decent rebuild. Upside is that your car is on the road quicker, and you may find that it offers plenty of power for what you need the car to do and wont want to do a swap.

My build philosophy was different than almost everyone else who has ever done a car. I wanted the car to be complete before I worked on the motor. I was hoping to be able to complete the project but was not 100% sure it would happen. I have seen too many adds for guys selling project cars in pieces with complete drivetrains that have many thousands of dollars "invested" only to sell for pennies on the dollar. I didn't want to have a pile of money in a motor and then give up on the rest. My thinking was to have the car complete and the motor would be the easy part (which it was because I farmed that out, lol).

The guy who built my motor wanted to know how far along my car was, he would not do the work unless the car was ready. He said he had been burnt in the past by guys who would let the thing sit for years before the car was done.
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79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
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85 T/A - Sold
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« Reply #156 on: January 09, 2019, 01:54:39 PM »
To add to that, and coming from a LS swap guy. If I wanted to put a car on the road quickly,  I would also go crate engine.  You can add EFI later and AC. I did my LS swap as I had time and I ended up getting the LS drive train for free (after parting out the rest of the car). But that took the better part of a year.
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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #157 on: April 06, 2019, 05:47:33 PM »
Progress has been extremely slow as of late.  Definitely not due to losing interest, but the fact that I have accepted a position in Lynchburg VA.  The car is all packed and ready to go to it's next destination.....Storage in Lynchburg until we settle in a new place.

IMG_20190406_192121751 by Kevin Mereness, on Flickr

I am debating on whether pushing it onto a Uhaul vehicle transporter or rolling onto a tow dolly.  Since it is not running it may be a challenge placing it onto a trailer and I am not keen on dragging it with a dow dolly.  Any suggestions!?!?!
1979 TATA (Restoration has just begun)

79GoldnTan

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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #158 on: April 06, 2019, 06:47:23 PM »
Wow, looks good. If it were me I would make the effort  to put it on a trailer. My daughter recently moved to Lynchburg. 7 hour trip one way for me. Nice area, she very happy there so far.
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TATurbo

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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #159 on: April 06, 2019, 09:21:05 PM »
Good luck in your new position and new home!
The nice thing about these projects is that they will wait patiently for you. 
Tom
King of Prussia, PA

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Re: 79 TATA Project in PA
« Reply #159 on: April 06, 2019, 09:21:05 PM »
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