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#1 bullitA9X

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Posted 20 December 2018 - 10:36 PM

Though it was time to get stuck into my mates hj gts monaro after me and my mate took it back to bare metal only one big surprise...the rh door was about 10 inches thick of bog so after searching for a door and finding most available were around 2-4k we decided to re skin it so far we have managed to unpick the old one....

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#2 purrlx

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Posted 20 December 2018 - 11:53 PM

Nice work, are the skins readily available? The car looked tidy before why the strip back.


Edited by purrlx, 20 December 2018 - 11:55 PM.


#3 bullitA9X

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Posted 21 December 2018 - 09:07 AM


Nice work, are the skins readily available? The car looked tidy before why the strip back.


Had to hunt around a bit to find the skin managed to get one through a place here in SA called Aveska autos.... yeah pictures it looked ok but every panel was a different colour obviously every previous owner had a crack at tidying it up it really needed to be stripped back and start again....Iโ€™m just surprised the door is the only really bad bit we found....

Edited by bullitA9X, 21 December 2018 - 09:08 AM.


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Posted 21 December 2018 - 09:37 AM

Great stuff Daz going off all the cars that you have been involved with this Monaro is in good hands

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Posted 21 December 2018 - 11:42 AM

Great stuff Daz going off all the cars that you have been involved with this Monaro is in good hands


Cheers mate ๐Ÿ˜€

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Posted 21 December 2018 - 02:29 PM

Probably feel like it gained 10 horse power with all that bog gone! good job.



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Posted 21 December 2018 - 08:25 PM

Probably feel like it gained 10 horse power with all that bog gone! good job.


Haha yeah mate for sure some people get very creative with bog lol...

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Posted 15 January 2019 - 05:50 PM

We got a bit more done on the door new skin is on needs a little bit of work to get the gaps right but itโ€™s a lot better than I thought it would be....

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Posted 19 January 2019 - 09:20 AM

Excellent progress mate.

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 08:02 AM

Nice work Daz.

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Posted 12 February 2019 - 06:16 AM

The finest of all the Monaro's in the 70's,..having personally owned 3 HJ GTS coupes at various times these in my opinion these are the best looking of all the Monaro's..the colours and dash layout etc..if i was buying again I'd buy a HJ before LE anyday of the week..anyway great work restoring this beauty,.if it was mine i'd be getting rid of the twin headlight front and putting a single front,..just my opinion good luck with it..



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Posted 21 February 2019 - 02:54 PM


The finest of all the Monaro's in the 70's,..having personally owned 3 HJ GTS coupes at various times these in my opinion these are the best looking of all the Monaro's..the colours and dash layout etc..if i was buying again I'd buy a HJ before LE anyday of the week..anyway great work restoring this beauty,.if it was mine i'd be getting rid of the twin headlight front and putting a single front,..just my opinion good luck with it..


Cheers festa I have managed to pick up a NOS front end consisting of both guards bonnet nose cone rad support grill headlight surrounds headlight buckets indicators and grill canโ€™t believe my mate had all this stuff from 1984 just sitting in his shed ๐Ÿ˜€ my mate that owns this HJ also owns an LE coupe ๐Ÿ˜€

Edited by bullitA9X, 21 February 2019 - 02:56 PM.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 10:02 PM

The rear quarter panels are killa on this car so with the NOS front and new door skin we should get it pretty damn straight


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Edited by bullitA9X, 22 February 2019 - 10:03 PM.


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Posted 10 March 2019 - 06:56 PM

Door might of been off another car. i see it has a side intrusion bar and i dont think had til HX






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