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    Thanks. I just noticed from the quote that I put in the wrong year, its a 47, whoops. I'm thinking of cleaning up the frame and painting it a satin black. I'm going to go down to the paint store tomorrow and see what they have, probably some kind of water based california junk. I miss those isocyanates.

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    IMG_1237.jpg Been cleaning the frame with a wire wheel on the angle grinder (be careful, it can be dangerous) next it's going out in the yard for some blasting of the hard to reach places and some semigloss black paint. I got the front a arm bushings and ball joints done (that was fun).
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    How come all of a sudden it won't let me post pictures, it says they are too big. I've been using the same phone camera I don't understand what is different.

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    Did your camera have some different settings?
    Compare the pic sizes in the cameras gallery, see if this attempt was with large(r) pics. This place does have a size limit.

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    IMG_1243.jpgIMG_1245.jpgIMG_1247.jpg


    I had to download a photo resizer to get the pictures in. The quick and easy rotisserie worked really well, just an old engine stand at one end and a piece of plywood with a hole in it at the other. Sandblasted and painted everything with summit urethane primer and hotrod black, wow that was a lot of work!
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    ".......wow that was a lot of work!......"

    Yup, been there done that. but when it's in the shop and you start bolting pieces on it it makes it all worth while.


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    I've NEVER seen a car come from the factory that couldn't be improved.....

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    I am looking forward to that!

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    Definitely looks great and for sure a lot of work. Been there too and will be back down that road again soon.
    Ryan
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    Thanks, it felt like I cleared a major hurdle on the project. Next hurdles will be building the bed and doing the body work (arrgg)

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    Nice work, body work is the worst for me, can't stand it. No mater what mask I use lately I can feel it in my lungs the next day after I paint. Good enough reason for me to hire it done now. PS. You guys that don't need a heated shed suck
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    I'm really considering getting the fiberglass fenders instead of straightening the beat old fenders. All the compound curves on the old vehicles makes for some very challenging body work. I agree with the breathing issue, I have a home made remote fresh air supply but it still is not perfect, I think it drys me out and maybe a little fumes still get in around the mask. When i used to use a filter mask the smell was really powerful, not good. Then there's all that bondo and primer dust too. How do people do it for a living?

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