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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:14 pm

1988GTU wrote:pick a Corvette color?


I want something that stands out like the car does...


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby Squeeze » Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:55 pm

ah nice, guess just keep in mind darker colors get dirtier and show body flaws easier. My first Beretta was an 88' base, metallic black, loved the color, but got so dirty quickly and of course, it had waves, dents, dings, lol so yeah fun stuff!
Are you keeping the rag top, or gonna scrap it and paint over that too.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Wed Feb 04, 2015 6:38 pm

Oh there will be hours of body work to take all the flaws out, my bro has been in the autobody industry for many years.. He wants the car to look flawless considering it will house his business decals. As for the rag top I think I might remove it I'm not sure yet but the fabric on the doors came off so I think I'm gonna remove it all. I'm not looking forward to cleaning all the glue off though.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby Squeeze » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:58 pm

heck ya, sounds like it will be lookin fresh once done.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby Money pit Beretta » Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:29 pm

I vote for the old 90's Vette light blue. That way it's still Vette and almost Beretta.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:16 pm

http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/1991-Chevr ... rview-c418

I actually really like that color I would probably throw some silver flake or pearl into that for that custom look.

-0 gauge water proof firewall grommet installed today
-Finished soldering connections for tach, air/fuel and water temp gauges

Need to finish defogger switch then dash can go in this Sunday.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby Money pit Beretta » Mon Feb 09, 2015 6:38 pm

I was thinking the light blue, but that is by far a better color. Really matches the tail lights too.


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Re: 88 Beretta GT (update) getting ready for summer

Postby 1988GTU » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:05 pm

CorvetteBeretta wrote:
1988GTU wrote:pick a Corvette color?


I want something that stands out like the car does...

That's understandable.


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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:56 pm

New dash installed I will post more progress as I go along, door panels are next and 96 Z26 rear seats.
Next task is to remove the cat (NO MORE AIRCARE!!) and install a new Flowmaster muffler and my new tips.. Then new intake manifold (lower) get my rims sorted out and drive!!!!


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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby themixer » Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:07 am

I assume aircare is emissions testing, did all the hvac controls line up and work ok ?



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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:26 am

I have no radio or hvac installed yet, but from what I have read I need to get 91-93 hvac controls. I don't know if I want to re use my old deck I kinda want to get something different.

This is on craigslist for $175 close to me, I had the lower model of this and I loved it. Its got all the bells and whistles.
http://wwv.crutchfield.com/p_105KDNX500 ... X5000.html


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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:45 pm

Z26 rear seats and new quarter panels in, oh and yes Aircare is emissions testing. It just got ousted in BC it was a huge cash grab you could fail at one location and drive 15 mins to a different one and pass. People here were not impressed with it.
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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby themixer » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:51 pm

Looks good !



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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:55 pm

Painted my LIM today
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Re: CorvetteBeretta's ride thread

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:55 pm

Got my passenger door panel done, what a job it took like 3 hours (half of that time was spent drinking :beer: ) I replaced the whole latch/door handles assembly also seat belts. I had to drill out all old rivets and re rivet all new mounts in. Here is pics
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