Old Cars & Classics
Maintained by Fred Zwicker - Updated 11/01/12
'39 LaSalle Resto-Part 2 -  * Note:  Click on links at top of this page to visit other sections of this web site.
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Interior in process
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Interior in process
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Interior in process
tn_097_Left_Door_Jamb.JPG
Left Door Jamb Detail
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Right Door Jamb Detail
tn_099_Trunk_before_lining.JPG
Trunk ready for new lining
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Deck Lid detail - left side
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Right rear detail
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Right front detail
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End of Week #11
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Left Quarter Detail
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Right Quarter Detail
tn_106_Front_Rug.JPG
Front Rugs completed
tn_107_Rear_Seats.JPG
Rear Opera Seats completed
tn_108_Right_Door.JPG
Right Door ready to install
tn_109_Engine_in_process.JPG
Engine Block in process
tn_110_Exhaust_Manifold.JPG
Exhaust Manifold surfaced and ready
tn_111_Crankshaft_ready_to_install.JPG
Completed Crankshaft ready to install
tn_112_Rear_Seats___Rug.JPG
Rear Seats and Carpeting
tn_113_LaSalle_Step_Plate_Detail.JPG
LaSalle Step Plate Detail
tn_114_Transmission_to_rebuild-End_Week_12.JPG
Tranmission to rebuild-End of Wk #12
tn_115_Total_Sound_Protection_Mat.JPG
Total Sound Protection Mat does the job
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Cutting the Total Sound Protection Mat
tn_117_Total_Protection_Mat_in_trunk.JPG
Sound Protection Mat inside trunk
tn_118_Trunk_Floorboard_is_finished.JPG
Trunk Floorboard is now like new
tn_119_Trunk_Lining_in_process.JPG
Trunk Lining now in prrocess
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Trunk Lining right rear section
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Rear well Trunk Lining closeup view
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Doors & Rocker Panels on - End of Wk #13
tn_123_Sewing_Cadillac_original_Trunk_Lining.jpg
Sewing original pattern Trunk Lining
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Trunk Lining almost finished
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Left side Trunk Lining is completed
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Right side Trunk Lining is completed
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Trunk Rear Storage Compartment
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Spare Tire Bracket in place
tn_129_Restored_Glove_Compartment.JPG
Restored Glove Compartment
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Door is ready for upholstery
tn_131_New_Master_Cylinder_installed.JPG
New Master Cylinder is installed
tn_132_Stainless_Steel_Brake_Lines.JPG
All new stainless steel Brake Lines
tn_133_Gas_tank_has_been_completely_renewed.JPG
Gas Tank renewed by "Gas Tank Renu"
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Rear of car - End of Wk 14 on 7-27-07
tn_135_Door_Leather_Upholstery.JPG
Door Panels restored as new
tn_136_Firewall_looking_good.JPG
Firewall is now better than new
tn_137_Waiting_on_rebuilt_engine.JPG
Waiting on original engine rebuilding
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View of left front on 8-2-07
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Right front view 8-2-07
tn_140_Restored_Trunk_View.JPG
Restored Trunk using original pattern
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Fire Extinguisher in rear of trunk
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Interior View - Right Side
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Right Rear View 8-2-07
tn_144_New_Old_Stock_Wiper_Housing.JPG
NOS Trico Windshield Wipers
tn_145_Vacuum_Antenna_and_Side_Mirror.JPG
Restored original Antenna & Side Mirror
tn_146_Left_Rear_Fender_and_Trunk.JPG
Left Rear Fender, Tail Light & Trunk
tn_147_Left_Fender_straight_as_an_arrow.JPG
Left Rear Fender is straight as an arrow
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Right Rear Fender is perfectly restored
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Waiting on rebuilt engine - End of Wk 15
tn_150_Finished_Firewall.JPG
Restored Firewall - waiting on engine
tn_151_Side_Air_Vent.JPG
Right side Air Vent & GM Logo Tag
tn_152_Hubcap_restoration_in_process.JPG
Hubcap Medallion restoration in process
tn_153_Finished_hubcap_restoration.JPG
Hubcap Medallion completed restoration
tn_154_Rear_Bumper_logo_restoration.JPG
Rear Bumper Logo completed restoration
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Dashboard stripped to bare metal
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Dashboard coated in epoxy primer
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Special woodgrain tooling rollers
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Dashboard test woodgrain pattern
tn_159_Glove_box_door_in_process.JPG
Glove compartment door in process
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Dashboard in progress of restoration
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Engine being completely remanufactured
tn_162_Finished_Crankshaft.JPG
Crankshaft has been totally restored
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Remanufactured Clutch - End of Week 16
tn_164_Restored_Horn_Button.JPG
Restored LaSalle Horn Button - nice!
tn_165_Steering_Column___Master_Cylinder.JPG
Steering Column & new Master Cylinder
tn_166_Finished_Dash_-_Left.JPG
Finished restoration of dash - left side
tn_167_Finished_Dash_-_Right.JPG
Finished restoration of dash, right side
tn_168_Finished_Trunk.JPG
Trunk materials from Jenkins in NC
tn_169_Bag_-_Convertible_top_Boot.JPG
Bag to hold Convertible Top Boot
tn_170_Fire_Ext_-_End_of_Week__17.JPG
Fire Extinguisher Pouch - End of Week 17
tn_171_Glove_Box___Heater_Inlet.JPG
Glove Compartment and Heater below
tn_172_Heater_Air_Inlet.JPG
Fresh Air Inlet for Heater
tn_173_Dashboard_from_above.JPG
Restored dashboard from above
tn_174_Steering_Column___Dash.JPG
Steering Column and Dashboard
tn_175_Restored_Steering_Wheel.JPG
Restored LaSalle Steering Wheel
tn_176_Dashboard_Closeup.JPG
Closeup view of restored Dashboard
tn_177_Finished_Dashboard.JPG
Dashboard after restoration
tn_178_Restored_Radiator___Shutters.JPG
Remanufactured Radiator and Shutters
tn_179_Front_Floor_Padding.JPG
Front Floor padding and sound deadening
tn_180_Side_View_-_End_of_Week_18.JPG
Side View - 08/31/07 - End of Week 18
tn_181_Trunk_Detail.JPG
Detail of Trunk Lining- Original Pattern
tn_182_Headlight_Ground_Terminal.JPG
Headlight Ground Terminal installed
tn_183_Back_of_Reflector_-_old_wiring.JPG
Rear of Reflector showing old wiring
tn_184_Back_of_Reflector_-_Closeup.JPG
Closeup view - Rear of Reflector
tn_185_NOS_Headlight_Bucket.JPG
New Old Stock (N.O.S.) Headlight Bucket
tn_186_Engine_on_run_stand_at_Shepard_s.JPG
Engine on run stand - Shepards, Akron,OH
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Engine is run for several hours break in
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View of Right Engine Bank at Shepard's
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Engine runs perfectly - End of Week 19
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Rebuilt Engine is back from Shepards
tn_190_Engine_Exhaust__-_Right_Side.JPG
Engine Exhaust Wrap - Right Side
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Engine Installed on 09/13/07
tn_192_Front_View_Closeup.JPG
Closeup Front View of Engine
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Exhaust Pipe has been installed
tn_193_Installed_Engine_Right_Bank.JPG
Newly installed Engine-Right Bank
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Closeup View - Front Left
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Front View on 9/13/07 End of Week 20
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Engine Left Front View
tn_195_Exhaust_Pipe_Closeup.JPG
Exhaust Pipe Closeup
tn_196_Engine_Left_Front_View.JPG
Rebuilt Engine Right Front View
tn_196_Starter_Motor_detail_with_ground_strap.JPG
Starter Motor detail with Ground Strap
tn_197_Engine_Closeup_-_Left_Side.JPG
Engine Closeup - Left Side
tn_197_Waiting_for_Hood.JPG
Waiting for Hood to be installed
tn_198_Engine_Closeup_-_Right_Side.JPG
Rebuilt Engine closeup - Right Side
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Waiting on Grille and Hood
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Closeup View - Left Front
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Engine Closeup - End of Week 21
tn_201_Finished_Headlight_-_back_to_original.JPG
Headlight returned to original condition
tn_202_Grille_Closeup_LH_Side.JPG
Closeup of Grille - LH Side
tn_203_Front-End_is_taking_shape.JPG
Front End is taking shape quickly
tn_204_Headlights__Grille___Hood_-_RH_Side.JPG
Headlights, Grille & Hood - RH Side
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Headlights, Grille & Hood - LH Side
tn_206_Engine_-_Left_Side.JPG
Restored Engine - Left Side
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Restored Engine - Right Side
tn_208_Front_View_on_9.26.07.JPG
Front View on 9/26/07
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Front End has been correctly aligned
tn_210_Driving_Lights_installed.JPG
Trippe Lights add a nice touch
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Almost finished - End of Week 22
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Testing Board for Lighting
tn_213Accessory_Switch_in_process.JPG
Accessory Switch in process
tn_214Accessory_Switch_from_rear.JPG
Accessory Switch from rear
tn_215Switch_is_ready_to_install.JPG
Switch is ready to install
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Accessory Switch is installed
tn_217Wiring_Advance_Planning.JPG
Wiring requires "Advance Planning"
tn_218Accessory_lighting_Circuit_Board.JPG
Accessory Lighting Circuit Board
tn_219Heater_restoration_-_start.JPG
Heater Restoration - Getting Started
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Heater Restoration - In Process
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Heater Restoration - From Rear
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View of Interior
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Right Front View
tn_224Side_View-End_of_Week23.JPG
Side View - End of Week 23
tn_224Spent_the_week_at_Hershey.JPG
Spent Week 24 at Hershey
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TP Tools Tents - Red Field Hershey 2007
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Cabinets on display at Hershey - 2007
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Hershey - End of Week 24
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Left Door - '39 LaSalle Convertible
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Windshield Trim
tn_230Interior_View.JPG
Interior View - 1939 LaSalle
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New Lighting Circuits - Nice
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New Front Carpet
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Closeup View - New Carpet
tn_234Fog___Turn_Signal_Lights.JPG
Fog & Turn Signal Lights
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Left Front View - 1939 LaSalle
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Right Front View - 1939 LaSalle
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Front View - End of Week 25
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Front Lighting
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Fog Lights & Turn Signals
tn_240Closeup_Fog___Turn_Signals.JPG
Closup - Fog Lights & Turn Signals
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Front Rug - To be rubber mat later
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Driver's Side - Interior
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Passenger Side - Interior
tn_244Rear_Opera_Seats.JPG
Rear Opera Seats - 1939 LaSalle
tn_245New_Style_Front_Mat.JPG
New Style Front Floor Mat
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Closeup - New Front Floor Mat
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Fisher Body Logo on Front Floor Mat
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End of Week 26
tn_249_Completed_Accessory_Wiring.JPG
Completed Accessory Wiring Circuits
tn_250_Steering_Wheel___Dash.JPG
Steering Wheel & Dash Board
tn_251_Interior_View.JPG
Interior View - 1939 LaSalle
tn_252_Front_End_-_Finished_Restoraton.JPG
End of Week 27
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On Display at TP Tools Show
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On Display at TP Tools Thanksgiving Show
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Waiting on Bumpers to be chromed
tn_257_Ready_to_park_for_the_winter.JPG
Ready to park for the winter in Ohio
tn_258_Side_View_sure_looks_nice.JPG
Side View sure looks nice
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Pulling into Garage for winter
tn_260_Rear_View_waiting_on_bumper..JPG
Rear View - Waiting on Bumper
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Interior View - More to come later
tn_262_Last_ride_in_2007.JPG
Last ride in 2007
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At home at last in new garage
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Winter home is a Heated Garage
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In Garage - End of Week 28
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