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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-05-2015, 11:06 PM Thread Starter
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Help with my restoration

Just bought a 1979 FSB 6.6 400. Needs lots of work. Runs well but could use some TLC. What should be my course of action for restoration? That is, what should I work on first? Body? Mechanical? Interior? Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-05-2015, 11:25 PM
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It really depends on how deep you plan to go.
Are you planning a full restoration meaning body off the frame or more of a refresh meaning new paint, suspension components, etc?

There are a ton of great resto threads on here that will give you some idea of how going in one direction can lead to the next step.

Here is my thread, took me 3 years to build mine, full body off frame restomod.

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Built 400, NP435/Strongbox Doubler/NP205
2007 Superduty Axles, Chomo'd, Superjoints, and Locked
110" WB, Body narrowed 6" and armored up!
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Yeah agree with Raleigh. I'm part way through mine. Started with engine bay and running gear, now onto panel and paint and will finish with interior and finishing. Have seen guys do the panel work etc first so you start with a clean bay, I just wanted to be able to get it to places without a trailer .

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Yep lots of options. I would say make sure it's safe to drive first. Then work on things as you drive it. Mines in a million pieces currently. So I'm looking at probably at least a year before mines back on the road.

Show us some pics when you can.

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