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1969 Firebird Project "Routy" Introduction V8TV

http://www.v8tvshow.com - Our latest project car - a 1969 Pontiac Firebird named "Routy" - has finally entered the building. It has been patiently waiting in storage in the frozen tundra of Wisconsin, and owner Steve Prouty finally got a break in the weather and hauled it to the V8TV shop. The car is in pretty good shape, we don't anticipate any major panel replacement or real surprises, but we'll see when we get into the project. Here's the intro video with the car, and the other "goodies" Steve brought down from America's Dairyland.


 


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1969 Pontiac Firebird Project: Body Media Blasted V8TV
The moment of truth...our project 1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" came home from the media blaster. We had the interior, underside, trunk, and firewall of the body tub blasted, along with stacks of smaller parts like the inner fender wells, the radiator core support, and all the bumper brackets. We also had the complete subframe and suspension parts blasted, but that's a different story. This time, we're taking a closer look at the condition of the body. This car had many previous repairs, and it's not really fair for us to point out the details of previous work, but we think it's important to illustrate what we found and to make some observations on what we're starting with.





1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" Is Finished! Pro-Touring Video Feature V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com/routy - We've finished the '69 Firebird, and we're really happy with the way the car looks and drives! Check out the V8TV "Routy" Microsite for thousands of build photos and info on how you can get a limited edition DVD of the entire build!





1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" Floor Replacement - V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Our 1969 Pontiac Firebird project "Routy" was a pretty clean car to start with, but we wanted to improve upon some previous repairs in the floor and trunk floor area. In this installment, we replace the driver's side floor pan with a 1-piece replacement from Classic Industries. There are tips in this video that apply to any musclecar restoration.





1969 Pontiac Firebird Project Teardown V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Tearing down muclecars to their bare bones can be a big mess. Luckily for us, this phase of our project 1969 Pontiac Firebird named "Routy" went pretty well. Since the car was already mostly disassembled, it came apart fast, and we didn't have to change the name to "Rusty". Now that the car is blown apart and on the Autotwirler rotisserie, it's next stop is the media blaster where the piece-parts and underside will all be stripped of the flaky paint and undercoating residue. Then we'll know the real truth.. if this car is as clean as it claims to be, or if there are any secrets hiding under the primer.





1968 Pontiac Firebird Pro Touring
A 1968 Pontiac Firebird Pro Touring car I shot while at the Shades of the Past Rod Run 2013...This was a five year build....and it shows...very nice car...Check it out!!!...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of the other awesome cars I shot at this show!! My apparel provided by: http://www.etmotorgear.com Check them out!!





1969 Pontiac Firebird Project B Rod or Custom part2
A 1969 Firebird Street Machine that B Rod or Custom is building...I am shooting a series on this build so make sure you follow me so that you don't miss anything!! My apparel Provided by: http://www.etmotorgear.com Check them out!!





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1969 Firebird "Routy" Project Updates V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - Our 1969 Pontiac Firebird project "Routy" is going through the early phases of its transformation, with many small detail items being checked off the list as we go. In this installment, we fix rusty bodymounts and straighten some slightly damaged supports on the subframe. Then we're repairing rust holes in the radiator core support, inner fenders, and small holes in the body. We uncovered a patch in the fender we didn't like, so we replaced it with new steel using some cool butt-welding panel clamps from Eastwood. A quick spray with Standox SprayMAX 2K Epoxy Primer keeps the part protected until the bodywork phase. This stuff is cool.. it's a Standox 2k epoxy primer in an aerosol can. That means it's got a primer and a catalyst in one container... you break the seal on the can, and the two components mix inside the can. You have to spray it out within about 1 week or it will harden in the can. It's really tough stuff that sprays great over little repair areas like this where you don't want to mix a whole gun full of material. The firewall was welded up in anticipation of a Vintage Air air conditioning unit. The subframe and front sheetmetal parts were sprayed with Eastwood Epoxy Primer and Extreme Ceramic Chassis Black paint for long lasting protection and a factory-like satin appearance. Finally, we installed some Global West Del-A-Lum bushings in the front suspension pieces. Next phase... floor and trunk floor repairs!





1965 Chevelle Quarter Panel Install Pt. 1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - PART 1 - Quarter panels are one of the most rust and dent-prone parts of musclecars, and our 1965 Chevelle had some of each. Mostly dents. Thankfully, OPGI came out with new reproduction full quarter panels for 1965 Chevelles. In this video, we show you how to remove your old panel and install the new. Also applies to other GM A Bodies like Skylarks, Cutlasses, GTOs and others.





1969 Firebird "Routy" Final Paint Spray Video #3 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The final video covering the paint process on our 1969 Pontiac Firebird project "Routy." This time, we're laying out the stripe design and spraying the DuPont silver and Gun Metal stripes. Later, we do the initial wetsanding with the 3M Trizact system, including the new 3M Denibbing gun. Lastly, we polish the car using 3M products. Next is the final assembly and installation of Holley's Avenger EFI system.





1969 Firebird "Routy" Trunk Floor Replacement Video V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - The trunk floor area in our 1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" was looking pretty rough, so we elected to use an assortment of repair panels from Classic Industries to replace the rust and previous damage repairs. The process went pretty smoothly, and we were able to butt-weld and plug weld the new pieces in leaving a factory appearance with no evidence we were ever there. A coat of Eastwood Epoxy Primer will help keep them rust free for good.





1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 - Suzy Q
Mike took his 69 Firebird out for one last ride on August 1, 2009. Ten days later it was shipping from New Jersey heading to Norway. He sold it to a collector in Norway where there is a big interest in the American Muscle Car. Long live his Firebird - Suzy Q!





Test Driving 1968 Pontiac Firebird 400 V8 and Full Walkaround
I thought you'd like a look at this very clean 1968 Pontiac Firebird. It's equipped with a 400c.i. 4BBL (#s Matching) 330 HP V8, Automatic turbo 400 (#s Matching) Transmission, 10 Bolt Rear w/ 3.08 Gear Ratio, Power Steering, AM/FM Radio, Buckets/Console w/ Clock, Seat Belts, Appears to be Original Interior, T-3 Headlights, Correct Alpine Blue Exterior (Paint Code-DD), Correct Dark Teal Interior (Trim Code 250), Color Keyed Steel Wheels w/ Factory Dog Dish Style Hubcaps, Firestone 14in Redline Tires, Copy of Broadcast Sheet, Original Owners Manual, Protect-O-Plate, Believed to be 72,xxx Actual Miles, Fine Example of Classic Firebird Muscle!! As you can see from the test drive, it runs as good as it looks too. Thanks for taking a look! Filmed at Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Charles, MO http://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundonYouTube http://ramblinaroundonyoutube.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/RamblinAround The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod. Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Download link:http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Whiskey%20on%20the%20Mississ ippi.mp3 MacLeod's description: Genre: Blues Length: 3:15 Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP Tempo: 90 With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to electric piano. 011 ISRC: US-UAN-11-00709 Bouncy, Grooving 2010





1969 Firebird "Routy" Flush Glass and Final Paint Spray Video #1 V8TV
http://www.v8tvshow.com - In this video, we final install the classic auto glass innovations flush glass and prep our 1969 Pontiac Firebird "Routy" with 3M wetsand paper, tape, and mask paper and bring it to the booth for final application of DuPont Hot Hues Red Hot Meltdown color. Part 1 of 3.





Custom 1972 Pontiac Firebird - V8 sound!
Jamboolio records a fully restored 1972 Pontiac Firebird with the 350 cid 5.7L V8 engine and a stunning new paint job. The monstrous hood scoops and huge air vents added to the all black exterior makes it a very bad-ass looking muscle car beast! The Exhaust sound is pretty awesome too! Enjoy. Location: 'Helsinki Cruising Night' Helsinki, Finland 2013 RELATED VIDEOS: - 800 HP Dodge Charger 605 cid / 9.9 L - The most bad-ass American muscle car ever?! http://youtu.be/ZYoo5zZD4lk - EXTREMELY LOUD Supercharged Corvette C6 Z06 http://youtu.be/yLXmSkqOi6E - 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum - amazing V8 and Exhaust sound! http://youtu.be/uP7yw40HF5o Watch in High Definition (1080p HD). RATE, COMMENT & SUBSCRIBE! SUBSCRIBE for more upcoming automotive videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Jamboolio Follow Jamboolio on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/Jamboolio





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