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  1. Adam Motcheck

    Adam Motcheck Member

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    I’ve creeped around on the site for a long time but never had a reason to post. But I’ve finally got myself a project after looking and waiting for a very long time! I had been eyeing a 68 Coronet for a few months waiting until I had the funds to go get it and a few weeks ago while I was out of town I noticed that it had sold so I was pretty bummed out on missing it. When I got home my wife had gone and picked it up for me and surprised me with it! Needless to say I’m very excited to start working on it. This is my first pre-1980’s car and my first restoration. I’m going to try to do everything that I can by myself, aside from probably paint and some of the more precise engine work.

    It came with a non matching 400 so I’m thinking about stroking that out. Also thinking about maybe turning it into a superbee. Either way it’ll be a while before i can make any progress since I’m going to Kuwait for the next year, but I’ll just come back from that with more money in the car fund.

    anyways, thanks for reading my excited rant!



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    • davek

      davek FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      welcome to the site and thanks for the pic. Great wife you have :thumbsup:
       
    • Adam Motcheck

      Adam Motcheck Member

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      thanks! Yea I think I’ll keep her around for a while.
       
    • Jerry Hall

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      Welcome from Alabama, 68 Coronets are great looking cars.
       
    • 440Coronet500

      440Coronet500 Well-Known Member

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      Welcome from the Irish Hills. 440'
       
    • 440+6

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      Very cool, welcome from Farmington MI
       
    • GetX'd

      GetX'd Making Life Great Again! FBBO Gold Member

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      Welcome to FBBO from SoCal
       
    • PRND21

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      Welcome from Indiana. You better take care of that wife. Maybe buy her a new mop or sweeper or something like that. :poke: Thanks for the pictures.
       
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      mr. b Well-Known Member

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      welcome to FBBO nice looking coronet project
       
    • Bold & Old

      Bold & Old if its to be then its up to me FBBO Gold Member

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      Welcome.... from a Lapeer Michigander too....
       
    • PLMHEMI

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      Welcome from Romeo
       
    • super-bee_ski

      super-bee_ski FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      WOW
      How I love those Coronets!
      Purely BAD ASS street fighters!
      Welcome aboard and thanks for Joining the Forum.
       
    • 68sprtsat383

      68sprtsat383 FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Welcome
       
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      g'day from Australia :welcome:
       
    • moparjohnny

      moparjohnny FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      welcome and be safe over there, thank you
       
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      • Hey-O

        Hey-O FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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        Welcome from the show me state, Missouri!! I love Coronets myself!!
         
      • Lazerwolf

        Lazerwolf Well-Known Member

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        Welcome from West Michigan.
         
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        • 6PKRTSE

          6PKRTSE Well-Known Member

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          Welcome. One hell of a wife. You better do every item on that honey do list for her. My now ex never got the whole man and his car thing, so she left and I still have the cars. Lol.
           
        • Adam Motcheck

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          Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!
           
        • Adam Motcheck

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          Me too, I’m over near ludington.
           
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