Re: 64 Sport Fury restoration....begun
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Re: 64 Sport Fury restoration....begun



That's great Butch. You are off to an excellent start at documenting the restoration. 

As you are using the computer as the method, be sure to routinely back up all those computer files locally or on a cloud 
service.

"AutoResto computer software to track your restoration project" was listed on the 62-65 vendor's page a long time ago. I 
just checked and the link no longer works so I'll remove it next round of updating. If it is "easy to mess up using this 
software" then be very careful. 

The main @googlegroups.com address for the Mail List automatically sends the email to all members of the group. 

Thanks,
Gary H. 


>  -------Original Message-------
>  From: Butch <waedison@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>  To: The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>  Subject: Re: 64 Sport Fury restoration....begun
>  Sent: Nov 19 '20 12:53
>  
>  I haven't used the forum in some time, so am using "reply all", hoping
>  that this will add to the conversation. I'll start with organization.
>  
>  * I have a loft in my shop where I've collected and stored parts for
>  this project for the last several years. I have all the parts logged
>  in an Excel spreadsheet. The parts are all in stenciled plastic bins.
>  * I have a photo file of all the parts in the loft listed in the
>  excel spreadsheet, for easy reference
>  * I've started using Google Photos and taking copious amounts of
>  pictures so a year from now I'm not totally scratching my head. I may
>  print these photos off if needed.
>  * I use a one-off piece of software to track the overall project.
>  It" called "AutoResto". I don't know if it's available anywhere. It's
>  easy to mess up using this software, overwriting a card file on a
>  vendor or other easy-to-make errors.
>  * I'm using tags with wires to attach to parts I take off. Nuts,
>  bolts, etc. are attached in plastic bags using zip ties.
>  
>  I've attached screenshots of the record keeping I'm doing.
>  
>  On Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:14:23 AM UTC-8 Mike wrote:
>  
>  > I keep 3 ring binders for each car. Save all instructions,
>  > receipts,notes,sketches,etc.. I even have 2 each for my Belvedere
>  > project: one for the previous listed reasons and a separate binder
>  > for all costs-the scary binder! I refer to these a lot. I'm still
>  > proceeding on this project since 2009. Currently waiting for paint.
>  >
>  > Mike
>  >
>  > On 11/17/2020 4:44 PM, 'MARK EVANS' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail
>  > List Clubhouse wrote:
>  >
>  > Only thing I can
>  > Keep lots of notes and separate files for each piece for section.
>  > You will refer back to them and it will be much easier to find.
>  > Use a paper or a computer or your phone whatever is easier for you
>  >
>  > Ask a lot of questions to this group, it will save you lots of time
>  > and money and mistakes with Sources
>  >
>  > Mark
>  >
>  > On Nov 17, 2020, at 1:22 PM, Butch <waed...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  >
>  > I'm dismantling my 64 Sport Fury for restoration. It will go back
>  > together with a date correct 426 MW, 390 rear rear gears, A727 floor
>  > shift. I don't know how interested or how little interested everyone
>  > will be, but I've never taken on a set of tasks this complex with a
>  > car, the reason being I'm determined to do everything I can myself.
>  >
>  > Question: As I move along, should I append this thread with notes
>  > and pictures. or start new threads? I intend to post about what I'm
>  > doing, what works for me, what didn't work, products and techniques
>  > used, etc.
>  >
>  > Your thoughts are valuable to me, so appreciate anything care to
>  > add.
>  >
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