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Hey Yall! I was seeing if anyone here had any accessory parts for a 78 Corona Station wagon? I have an all original in Virginia, USA, that I am working on.
 

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Good luck, I'm working on one as well and trying to find interior pieces to clone since all of mine shattered to dust when removed.
 

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Thanks, you too! Where are you from?
I need all the luck! haha I named her Rustein, because the whole top is rusted. You aren't lying about the cracking of the interior. It is an original, but not for long since it so much rust!
 

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I live in Atlanta GA, I've had mine for 3 years now roughly and currently I'm the only factory manual transmission on a 78 I've found.
I've had better luck communicating through Instagram (find people using # )
Keep in mind the 78 is a rare bird in itself because not many sold and not many have survived so parts are far more rare and unless it's universal most of the basic things like bushings and such are non existent.
Currently I'm trying to get all my rack bushing replaced but nothing I can find definitively says what bushing will fit.
If I were you I'd start with doing all your brake lines, power steering hoses, (if manual) do your clutch line, replace the carb with the weber 32/36 and make it safe to drive.
Body stuff you're looking at doing A LOT of custom stuff because the plastics are the first thing to go and there isn't a place on the planet that has the wagons weather seals for the rear windows (trust me I've been looking for 3 years now)

NOTHING on this car is going to be easy. It's been a nightmare sourcing parts, if this is your first build I'd soon rather try and build literally any other car ever over this thing.
 

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Sorry I do not have Instagram.
Thanks for the information! This car drives like a 2019! haha it is a 5 speed with 235k original miles. The only thing that has been replaced was the fuel tank and a fender. Once I get the top fixed, I will work underneath. I am also figuring out how to seal the windshield. It is rusted all around it and I'm surprised that it hasn't caved in lol I am thinking about maybe fiber glassing, because i do not know how to weld and am afraid of cracking the glass.
 

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Sorry I do not have Instagram.
Thanks for the information! This car drives like a 2019! haha it is a 5 speed with 235k original miles. The only thing that has been replaced was the fuel tank and a fender. Once I get the top fixed, I will work underneath. I am also figuring out how to seal the windshield. It is rusted all around it and I'm surprised that it hasn't caved in lol I am thinking about maybe fiber glassing, because i do not know how to weld and am afraid of cracking the glass.
The odometer only goes to the 00,000 how do you know you have 235k?
 
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