Timeline

Timeline

Fall Fling October 18, 2008

This is the first show the two cars were seen together

Enjoy, Alan

To the journal

March 30, 2021 - Yay

Car was painted last night, overall I'm happy with it, there are some spots that could have more coverage. We had the car transported to my place for the assembly, he said he'd take care of the details at my place. To see this car in the correct copper was cool...

March 29, 2021 - Ok, Almost There..?

Car still not painted but looked ready, hope they mask off under the hood correctly...

March 26, 2021 - Almost There

The car wasn't painted yesterday and it wasn't, didn't matter, and was able to go over a few details...

March 24, 2021 - Check-in (3)

Back at the shop, car was just primered again. I was told it is going to be painted tomorrow...

March 23, 2021 - Locating Parts

Max asked me about some parts so I went to storage and confirmed they were there...

March 19, 2021 - Check-in (2)

Once again I drop by the shop, the car was outside and they had the other fender on the car. Other than that not much that I could see...

March 13, 2021 - Badged

I felt it would be easier to put the fender emblems on the car while the fenders were still off the car. I went through the parts and located them...

March 5, 2021 - We're Movin Forward Again

I dropped by the shop to check on progress and he had most of the metalwork done and had the car in primer...

February 27, 2021 - Screw It

We couldn't find the hardware for the car so I started going through my stash and was able to put together a set needed for the body shop...

February 24, 2021 - Check-in

I dropped by the shop to double check for some parts and check in with the shop owner...

February 23, 2021 - Radiator Sourced

At the time we were loading the parts we had felt there was some stuff missing, one was the rear window trim, Max needed a better idea on how big they were to aid in his search. Another item was the radiator, I have one that will need to be checked out...

February 21, 2021 - ...and Delivery

The day started off with going to my storage and unloading all the parts that the bodyshop didn't need, while there we got the call that he was at the shop so we head out and drop the car off and hit the road. Other than a stop for lunch the trip was uneventful...

February 20, 2021 - Pick Up...

I drove to Menlo Park last night and when I got there we loaded up the engine and transmission along with some other loose parts. In the morning we head out and proceed to the location where we're going to get the trailer...

2012 - The Wreck

In 2012 Max's Barracuda was involved in an accident damaging the right rear, Max took the car to a shop and it was decided to take care of the rust and some previous damage up front as well. The shop made quick work of it replacing the full...

2007 - Rust

After I painted the Barracuda I mentioned to Max about the idea of repainting his car a more correct copper like mine. He was quick to point out the rust in the rear quarters might be more than a quick repaint, that idea ended there...

October 17-18, 2008 - Bobbsey Twins

In 2008 I was finally able to finish the Barracuda and was planning and taking it to its first show, the only issue was the engine took a dive after a couple weeks on the road. I hatched a plan and swapped the engine out of the 67 Valiant that I had...

2002 - Meet

Eventually I met Max and saw the car again at the 2002 Fall Fling Mopar show in Van Nuys, we would meet up at subsequent shows after that. It was at this show that the people of Johnny Lighting diecast cars approached Max about using his car...

2000 - Small World

Move along five or so years and I have joined an online forum with focus on the 67-69 Barracudas, The 67-69 Barracuda Owners Group on Yahoo affectionately known as the Bog. Not too long after joining a member posts a picture of his car and...

August 28, 1994 - Doppelganger

This is a car that belongs to a friend of mine, I've known this car longer than my friend. In 1994 I went to the Pebble Beach Concoursd'Elegance with another friend, like all the other cheapskates we parked out on the road...