BUILD THREAD 84 Hurst Olds - TechG8

techg8

techg8

Master Mechanic
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So a question on the headliner material...I need opinions...

I cannot find ph 1719 dark maple material.

I can find ph1714 Maple and 1855 Garnet. Garnet looks to me to be the best match. any thoughts? Has anyone used the garnet ?? how does it look installed?
 
DROLDS84

DROLDS84

Master Mechanic
Feb 15, 2015
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SW Michigan
Just submitted my info to the 83 84 Hurst Registry. It will be interesting to see what comes back. Maybe get some history of the car.
Just got back some info on one of my 84' Hursts...it is #3193 and was built February 29th 1984...there is no 29th of February...its a leap year car...nothing really special but a cool fact...took about a month for the onfo but submitted it right befote the holidays.
 
TURNA

TURNA

Geezer
Jul 24, 2009
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Socialist NY
Oh boy built on a day of extra work but no extra pay!!!!!!!!
 
TURNA

TURNA

Geezer
Jul 24, 2009
8,257
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Socialist NY
it's a joke
 
69hurstolds

69hurstolds

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Jan 2, 2006
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So a question on the headliner material...I need opinions...

I cannot find ph 1719 dark maple material.

I can find ph1714 Maple and 1855 Garnet. Garnet looks to me to be the best match. any thoughts? Has anyone used the garnet ?? how does it look installed?
Your best bet is to ask for samples of said colors. I'm guessing you don't need to get this done by this weekend...you should have time. Don't let computer colors fake you out. Then try and find a piece of interior fabric that has been protected and retained full color to try and match it to you. Don't get too hung up on the designated color names, although most of the time they try to get it close. Like Maple may very well be a match. Ask for any darker red sample including that Maple one.
 
techg8

techg8

Master Mechanic
Feb 29, 2012
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Here are the stages of an Everyday Performance LLC Quadrajet restoration, performed on the H/O 17084554

rebuilt original
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disassembled and ultrasonic cleaned
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media blasted
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replated in Zinc and chromated

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fully rebuilt/restored

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