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Author Topic: My 81 Wagon V8 Project  (Read 42926 times)

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Offline juhap

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My 81 Wagon V8 Project
« on: November 06, 2011, 02:13:57 PM »
A new Eagle has landed... Today.





This is finnish Eagle # 7.... now it is mine...  :hello2:
« Last Edit: November 21, 2017, 12:54:58 PM by juhap »
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2011, 07:19:01 PM »
Looks like you are starting the first European Eagle Sanctuary!
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2011, 08:45:14 PM »
not a bad looking eagle congrats dude.
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2011, 11:22:14 PM »
Thats a great looking car!
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011, 12:01:48 AM »
Nice! Congratulations!
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2011, 06:22:03 AM »
Another wiew... not so happy.

Finland 100 years 1917-2017 december 6th

American 440 Hardtop, American 220 2d (x2), American 330 4 d, American 330 Cross Country(x2), American F/EX Gasser, AMC Eagle STW (x4), AMC Matador Coupe Oleg Cassini, Hornet 2d (x2), Willys Jeepster 1950, Jeep Cherokee 2d
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2011, 11:08:22 AM »
From the looks of it it's running! That's always a plus!  :rotfl:

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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2011, 12:02:56 PM »
First job done...



Looks much better...

What was hidden behind the front fender flare...



Finland 100 years 1917-2017 december 6th

American 440 Hardtop, American 220 2d (x2), American 330 4 d, American 330 Cross Country(x2), American F/EX Gasser, AMC Eagle STW (x4), AMC Matador Coupe Oleg Cassini, Hornet 2d (x2), Willys Jeepster 1950, Jeep Cherokee 2d
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465938  eagle
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465930   american
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2263025   american HT


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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2011, 02:53:41 PM »
I like that grill!

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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2011, 04:37:16 PM »
I like it too...

it is an 81 concord grill.

Finland 100 years 1917-2017 december 6th

American 440 Hardtop, American 220 2d (x2), American 330 4 d, American 330 Cross Country(x2), American F/EX Gasser, AMC Eagle STW (x4), AMC Matador Coupe Oleg Cassini, Hornet 2d (x2), Willys Jeepster 1950, Jeep Cherokee 2d
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465938  eagle
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465930   american
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2263025   american HT


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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2011, 07:27:34 PM »
i have the same grill on Eagle Eyes.
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2011, 03:50:39 PM »
Front fender is made in Taiwan...  :rotfl:



This needs some restoration...



And this too...

Finland 100 years 1917-2017 december 6th

American 440 Hardtop, American 220 2d (x2), American 330 4 d, American 330 Cross Country(x2), American F/EX Gasser, AMC Eagle STW (x4), AMC Matador Coupe Oleg Cassini, Hornet 2d (x2), Willys Jeepster 1950, Jeep Cherokee 2d
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465938  eagle
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465930   american
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2263025   american HT


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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2011, 04:05:56 PM »
We all know you can handle the restoration!!  That bird is in good hands.
1980 Eagle Turbodiesel Wagon (only 2 known to exist as of 2008)- 7-7-2011 Flight to it's new nest @ Rambler Ranch
1983 Eagle Wagon  Tan over Copper
1982 Eagle SX4 "ALTREGL"  (avatar photo)
1982 Eagle 4 Door Sedan  Copper over Satin Black
1985 Eagle Sport Wagon October 2007 ROTM (SOLD)
4 Biofuel powered Benzs ('98 E300, '82 300 CD, '82 300 TD (wagon), '80 240 D)
1983 GMC Van (6.2 Diesel)
1985 Mitsubishi pickup (2.3 Turbodiesel)

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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2011, 06:09:49 PM »
From what I've seen of your work this should be a walk in the park. Good for you and good luck.
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Re: My 81 Wagon Project
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2011, 12:02:51 PM »
Today

It looked like this when I started. Not bad...


I opened the sill. Someone had shortened right side about an inch...


Pulling back it to the right place....


One inch too close.


After few minutes it is on right place.


It has now new brakes and some paint... Needs some welding, paint and body sealer.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2011, 12:06:46 PM by juhap »
Finland 100 years 1917-2017 december 6th

American 440 Hardtop, American 220 2d (x2), American 330 4 d, American 330 Cross Country(x2), American F/EX Gasser, AMC Eagle STW (x4), AMC Matador Coupe Oleg Cassini, Hornet 2d (x2), Willys Jeepster 1950, Jeep Cherokee 2d
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465938  eagle
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2465930   american
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2263025   american HT


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