What would a bare metal goose look like? I am unsure what is fiberglass and what is not. Rear wings seem like fiber glass. Front trunk too. If that's the case then there's not much hope of running a bare metal Goose.
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Pretty much all of the body panels that are not steel are aluminum.
Greg's car was close to the bare metal car...but the first response to the answer of the pre-question is "wow, awesome color Mike"...and yes, the Goose body is completely steel except for the hood and engine covers (aluminum for all but a few of the earliest cars). No fiberglass anywhere...There are a few pictures of rusty geese to prove it...
M!ke, btw, the paint on your car is only "week old", correct? Meaning, the car was repainted by the original owner the first week they had it? Because I think, wow, lucky painter, underneath that old paint is a body in rather fabulous shape....(in other words, for a 53 year old should look pretty incredible naked...) Lee
@leea hopefully... Will know more soon enough... I did find a dime sized bubble under the paint in the area under the battery, so there might be some repairs needed. Also changing to the omni/colt style mirrors, so will need to fill the holes from the old door mounted side mirrors. Overall the body seems to be in great shape for a car it's age. Next will be the fun of sourcing window gaskets and door seals... and of course removing and reinstalling windshield and rear deck lids glass.
Replacing the quarter windows in the engine covers is by far the hardest (esp, since the chrome is crimped onto the aluminum). And I’m still curious what anybody suggests for the ‘grout’ between the chrome/glass/frame sandwich.
And the only place you need to consider re-chroming is there, the door button circles, the rain gutters and door window trim and….Oh well, will be a lot of fun…Lee