Tear down begins
We first removed the fabulously 80ís wheels and tires.
Then started removing the original spare tire assembly. The factory chain hoist that holds the spare is still in perfect working order. Amazing, since these are usually locked up, and/or destroyed by rust. Gotta love an original Colorado Car!
Then removed the rear drive shaft and shocks:
Out came the rear axle. Amazing how small these rear's were. Surprising strong for their size as well.
Then we put the rear in full hover mode by removing the rear springs:
And the rear bumper gets removed:
The take-off's pile is getting large already: