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This is what the restoration has cost so far.

         
Item     Cost  
         
Price paid for car:     $900  
Towing of car:     $40  
Masking tape     $6.18  
Oxygen/Acetylene bottles     $58.14  
2 boxes of 1" paintbrushes     $12.58  
3 pairs of welding gloves     $7.34  
Tranny kit/band/converter     $159.64  
Cushion kit & Filter (not included in tranny rebuild kit)   $59.01  
Brake cleaner     $8.56  
4 gal. of gasoline     $9.00  
1 qt Dex III & Gasket shellac     $7.01  
2 Plastic storage bins     $32.11  
Heli coil kit 5/16-18     $30.42  
Drill bit 21/64     $4.18  
1 Gal. lacquer thinner     $11.54  
6 Wire cup brushes/wheels     $145.66  
Filters/plastic bags     $25.95  
2 Boxes of rubber gloves     $18.89  
Liquid electrical tape     $2.11  
5 Gal. methyl alcohol     $19.69  
Plastigage     $5.24  
High temp RTV     $7.13  
Front end suspension        
Water pump        
Alternator        
Motor mounts        
Front wheel bearings     $706.23  
1 Gal. black miracle paint        
1 Pint high temp black     $132.94  
Cleaning brushes     $9.39  
4 Washers 2.5"     $6.71  
5 3/8" lock washers     $0.58  
Front brake shoes        
2 New front drums        
Tranny mount     $167.11  
Control arm bumpers        
Front brake hoses        
Front wheel cylinders        
Brake & fuel line clips        
Heater Core        
Exhaust bolt locks        
PCV grommet        
Valve cover grommet     $320.59  
Front brake spring kit     $11.12  
2' 3/8 Fuel hose     $2.71  
1 Gal. paint stripper & thinner     $27.28  
1 Gal. aircaft paint remover        
1 Gal. wax & grease remover        
1 can etching primer     $68.08  
5 cans brake cleaner     $6.85  
11/16 Sway bar bushings        
Front parking brake cable        
Radiator hose clamp set     $79.33  
4 Filters        
2 Shop light bulbs     $23.57  
2 U-joints     $29.15  
Caulk cord     $4.18  
2 1/4-20 expansion nuts     $1.85  
8" & 6" Wire wheels     $20.98  
Penetrant oil & 2 rolls masking tape     $8.38  
1 10-32 Machine screw     $0.17  
3 Voltage reg well nuts     $5.63  
Battery tray        
Battery hold down        
Firewall gutter        
Rubber hood bumper        
Fender to hood bumper        
Hood hinge spring     $58.76  
Engine rework & rebulid kit     $1,156.10  
Rear spring, bushing     $290.07  
Upper hose        
Lower hose        
Lower filler panel        
Hood insulation        
Rear wheel cylinders        
Exhaust lock rings        
Front bumper bolts     $392.51  
Assembly lube        
Mystery oil     $9.01  
Tune up parts        
Exhaust hangers        
Oil filters        
Fuel filter        
Carb rebuild kit     $149.82  
Master cylinder        
Fuel pump     $66.96  
Bolts     $6.99  
Fan belts     $21.92  
Radiator cleaning     $84.50  
Argon refill     $45.79  
Heater hose     $6.70  
Bolts     $2.25  
Argon refill     $45.79  
Rear drums & shoes     $151.57  
Gear & motor oil        
Tranny & P/S Fluid     $40.07  
OE style quarter panels        
Outer wheel wells        
Hood hinge spring        
Front valance        
Trunk mat        
Trunk floor        
Front fender extensions     $1,118.60  
Exhaust pipe flanges     $20.17  
Battery        
Battery terminals        
Battery cable     $134.10  
Misc bolts     $2.25  
6' Vacuum hose     $2.77  
Argon refill        
10 lb spool .024 wire     $56.69  
1 box rubber gloves     $9.44  
5/8 hose clamps     $3.14  
2" Fuel line     $10.66  
2 3/4' Clamps     $3.14  
Tacky coat        
1 Gal. Thinner        
1 Qt. lite weight filler        
1 Qt. Glass filler        
1 6" Spreader        
2 3"x4" Spreader        
1 Gal. Fast dry thinner        
1 Gal. Acrylic gray primer        
25# Rags        
2 Tack rags        
1 Tube cream harder     $155.51  
Metal glaze     $25.08  
Steel wool #3        
3 Gal. Paint stripper        
1 Gal. paint thinner     $92.13  
1 Pr. rubber gloves        
2 Boxes latex gloves     $33.57  
1 Can black primer     $3.14  
3 Rolls masking tape     $9.21  
1 Gal. Paint stripper        
100 ft Roll plastic     $108.11  
1 Qt. body filler     $8.86  
2 Gallons Thinner     $28.13  
2 organic cartidges     $10.67  
3 Vent air filters     $15.66  
4 Vent air filters     $20.88  
1 Gal Verdoro Green     $225.86  
4 Fender washers     $0.97  
Hardware     $4.19  
Plastic epoxy     $6.29  
Light bulbs        
Washer bottle hose     $17.12  
Window tint     $54.56  
Wiper refills        
2 bulbs 1895        
Interior cleaner     $24.42  
Dome light lens        
Weatherstrip kit     $226.68  
Wiper motor     $111.88  
Rear shelf & jute     $43.37  
Oil, temp gauges     $91.53  
Dual exhaust pipes     $201.14  
1 Qt tranny fluid     $3.87  
Brass tee fitting, nipple     $4.31  
Returned parts shipping     $100.27  
Set of tires and alignment     $300.00  
Wheel well moldings     $92.41  
16# Radiator cap     $6.88  
Space saver tire     $190.00  
         
Total 2/20/07     $9,309.7