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Author Topic: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)  (Read 21518 times)

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Re: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #105 on: November 30, 2017, 10:59:29 PM »
Great work my friend!

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Re: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #106 on: January 13, 2018, 01:57:39 PM »
One out, one in...

"Silver beast" is going to have some overhaul and maintenance.

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Re: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #107 on: January 17, 2018, 03:35:42 PM »
OK. It is time to dig some rust!

I found some from here...



..and here...



...and under seat belt...



... and this I have found before... Oh yeah! Welding and grinding, that´s life!

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: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #108 on: January 21, 2018, 02:37:17 PM »
Looks quite nice, but...



Rust...



Rust...



Rust...



Rust...



Rust...



Rust...



Rust...





A little welding done and rest of work is silicone...  :censored:  (see left corner)



Someone had done some welding... I could push my fingers in, where arrows point... it is all open there.  :help:



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: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #109 on: January 25, 2018, 11:03:00 AM »
 :censored:  :censored:  :eaglebig:  :censored:



and more of it...



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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: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #110 on: January 25, 2018, 01:25:46 PM »
Not lookin so good there but with your skills I know it will be as good as new if not better after you perform your magic on it.
Turkeys walk.Eagles fly!!!

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Re: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #111 on: January 26, 2018, 01:53:19 PM »
This is is a setback, because I had a quick repair and motor change in my mind, before I´d start working with my American gasser amd Willys Jeepster.
I´m going to put this silver beast to sleep again and start something else  :amc:  instead.

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: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #112 on: January 26, 2018, 07:17:57 PM »
Rust is always disheartening.



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Re: 1980 Eagle Sport STW 258+TF998 "Silver Beast" (from Finland)
« Reply #113 on: February 04, 2018, 02:02:50 PM »
Drivers seat had some torn seams and vinyl.

Started this job about a year ago, so it was time to finish it...  ::)

Lower part has now a piece of vinyl. Because seat cover has all parts on, I couldn´t use normal sewing machine anymore. I  restored my shoemakers sewing machine, one I bought over 20 years ago...



That´s done...



Lower part had so much issues, it was easier to fabricate a new one...



Done...



And now I have "new" seat...

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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