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Finally getting around to Putting this rebuild out to share .
1st a little history of the car . I purchased the car 12 years ago & yes it was in a guys barn . Originally Silver / Claret with red interior but was now painted white . The paint was dull , with a yellowish tint to it & the interior looked like animals had been using it for a bed a few times , LOL . BUT , it ran good with only 84,000 on her . Struck a deal , brought her home & cleaned her up to use as a weekend car . 3 months later , broke a valve spring , which caused more damage & i rebuilt the motor . Now over the next 10 years i drove her here and there and could be classified as a daily driver , just another ordinary C3 . Then my drivers door broke & would not open , lock was broke , window mechanism was bad ...So it was time for a new door ...Well my friends , this is the story of my door replacement .
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Tonights Agenda :

1) installed new tailghts
2) laid out the new carpet in Spare bedroom to help get out the wrinkles
3) clean all the seat belts and hardware
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WOW! Lots of work being accomplished!

Think about doing this before installing new carpet....it will keep the interior cooler during warmer months.......






The insulation took me a day to form and trim it to fit, but it was well work it!
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looks nice & a great idea ....what kind of insulation is that ?
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looks nice & a great idea ....what kind of insulation is that ?
This is Reflectix that you can buy at Lowe's or Home Depot by the roll.
I covered my interior with it before I replaced my carpet just as
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Awesome! And it started out, so innocently and soon, it became a classic case of "While You're There". And soon, things come ripping out, piled on the floor and the madness begins. The bad part, is that it never, ever, ends!

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I looked up that Reflectix....seems awful thin for a heat barrier / shield .....or am I missing something here ?
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Looks cool, interior looks nice.
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Todays work..... Seat tracks . Cleaned , Bead Blasted , and then clear coated . Kind of liking the brushed aluminum look on them .
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Just came in from playing around with the Reflectix ...need to do some trimming with a razor blade and finish it up tonight after work . Ready to get the carpet in , My seat buckets will be ready on friday .
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Getting ready to put the carpet in Tomorrow
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Looks like you are REALLY busy on the car. How's the door lock doing??
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