The 1978 Z28 That I Used to Own


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Louvers before repainting.
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Bumper's paint has come off every time it was waxed. Gas cap emblem show signs of wear. Plastic weathered and from waxing. Not sure how to restore. Rear view showing some paint chips in the trunk area where my tool box use to hit it from the inside as I went around corners fast. 8-(
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You can't see it too well here but a long time ago I had to staple the headliner back up.
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Eagle ST tires quite old, fourth set of tires, car has 92,000 miles. Can't see here but the driver's side door sags, needs new hinges.
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Old and new carpet. You can see the old carpet has faded to multiple colors. The color brown at the bottom of the picture, the part that was under the rear seat, is the original color. New carpet shown in front of it. Seats out while the new carpet was being installed.
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Old carpet. New carpet with the chalk marks I added to help tell me where to cut the holes for the seats and belts.
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The scoop is OK but the decals are gone, don't remember what exact colors and shape they were. Will get car detailed to maybe remove paint oxide and bring back color a little. Close up of scoop and how the decals have fallen off.
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This is bad. A close up of the hood showing rust between the faded decals. A new set of decals (just the stripes) is $400!!
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Inside with the old carpet removed. Back seats removed. The green nose dampening is like that because some animal was living there I think. I found nut shells there! Back seat belts OK but front belts are frayed and I would like to replace. But can't find them anywhere.
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The rear panels with some kind of water stain or something. The rear seat isn't in bad shape. Door not bad. The door handle has been expoyed, they all break at that front spot.
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Without the carpet, the shifter housing can be seen. In this view you can see the gross fading between the inside panel and the door panel. and the dash.
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Passenger side rocker panel with some rust. The passenger side door showing rust. The driver's side door area was worst. I sanded and primed.
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Back after new carpet installed.
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Front after new carpet installed.

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Driver's side door showing rust.
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Back window on driver's side.
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Driver's side quarter panel show major rust. Passenger's side quarter panel showing some rust.
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Driver's side door thing with the chrome all worn off. Need to replace. Passenger side door in pretty good shape.
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Passenger side as well as the driver's side door cups were woren and the chrome woren off. New door cups installed.
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Upper grill not too bad but discolored a little from waxing and weather. The lower grill was crumbling and falling apart. New upper and lower grills installed.
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Front grill emblem with some wear. Old grills. New grills were repo and the bottom one very expensive.

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