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bowtiepimp



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PostSubject: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:12 pm

.....Big AL and his 90 something Chevy Caprice!

All jokes aside the car came out great, (given the circumstances) Surprised



....little bit of filler here and there




spraying the car was nothing.... sucking in the gut was rough... lol



..... bill snuck in during the day to shoot the bottom half , no pics...so flash foward




....... great project..... what's next?
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LiveFreeorDieTryin



Posts : 90
Join date : 2009-02-14
Location : Monroe, Wisconsin

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:19 pm

looks great! Details please!
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V8Killer



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Join date : 2009-03-12
Age : 45
Location : Southern, NH

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:13 am

Well thanks for the complements guys. I got a lot of help to get this done in a short amount of time. This car was, and is a combination of parts and ideas. Thanks for all the help guys.

Ok, the build: I had been stockpiling all the necessary parts for about a year. 91 tails, SS hood, Used DGGM grill, SS decklid w/stk. spoiler, RR door (to replace my really creased one), SS wheels, exhaust, SS front bumper (regular one would have worked too, my was just damaged)

The car was lowered & had the SS wheels on in the spring, but all the body stuff did'nt start until about two weeks ago. We started by swapping the decklid, hood, grill, RR door & front cover. I stripped off the Caprice side moldings (and the miles of double sided tape Mad ) & wheel well moldings.

Fast foward to last Tuesday. We pulled the car into my garage 6:30 at night, pulled the wheels, headlights, corners, and tails. Got out the little grinder, & headed for the big dents & rust hole in LR quarter. I think the bodywork came out WAY better than I thought it would. Bill C. was on one side of the car while I worked on the other (no time to waste).

Wednesday, (I think. After not getting more than a few hours sleep some of these nights to days blurred together). Chris M., Bill C. & I degreased, scuffed, finished the bodywork, & fished masking. I mixed the quart of Flat black & was spraying it around midnight! Painted the SS wheels (Did'nt get home till real late that night).

Thursday, Bill M. , stopped by during the day, (to fix my bodywork Laughing ), mask the second color, and sprayed a quart of the Gloss gray (which came out awesome BTW). Thurs night we pulled of the paper & tape, I remounted tires on the SS wheels. Somewhere along the way Chris painted the engine-compartment. I painted the inner wheel-wells, frame, & misc undercar stuff

Friday, Bill C. striped the car, and I (against serious opposition) decided to repaint the roof, trunk, and tops of rear quarters, because I was'nt at all happy with my orginal crappy job. So.....more masking, misc sanding, prep work. Jim helped with the tape work. (Second times the charm.) We reinstall all the lights & wheels (Finish about 1 am)

Sat morn, steel wooled the glass, reinstalled the wipers (forgot we has taken those off) & headed out for the roundup.
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sdstick



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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:52 am

Nice job, wish I couldve seen it first hand.
Like that color scheme.

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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:28 am

I might have a couple pics myself. Wink




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toomanytoyz
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Join date : 2009-01-20
Age : 40
Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:19 am

Yeah, that was fun, but man.... I am STILL tired!!!! LOL!

I've got a bunch of pics at home. I'll host them tonight and post the link to the album. Smile

I think the car came out totally bad ass!!!!!

What, no "before" pics? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:00 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
What, no "before" pics? Wink
Sorry. Here you go. Wink

American Ricerrrrrr!!!!!!!! Razz
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No Moa



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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:13 am

IMPALADAKID wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
What, no "before" pics? Wink
Sorry. Here you go. Wink

American Ricerrrrrr!!!!!!!! Razz



ROTFLMFFAO, i just spit soda out my nose.
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V8Killer



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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:45 am

IMPALADAKID wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
What, no "before" pics? Wink
Sorry. Here you go. Wink

American Ricerrrrrr!!!!!!!! Razz

Laughing Laughing Laughing
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bammax



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Age : 34
Location : Mansfield, Ma

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:38 am

I spent the whole day wondering who's car that was. Laura asked and I said I'm not sure since I haven't seen it before. Guess I was very out of the loop Laughing
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silverfox103



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Join date : 2009-01-25
Age : 21
Location : Littleton, NH & St. Simons Island, GA

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 12:38 pm

bammax wrote:
I spent the whole day wondering who's car that was. Laura asked and I said I'm not sure since I haven't seen it before. Guess I was very out of the loop Laughing

Now Brad, you didn't get there till 2, that makes it less than 1/2 day. Gotta get there on time Brad.

Tom
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MASShole9C1



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PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:38 pm

silverfox103 wrote:
bammax wrote:
I spent the whole day wondering who's car that was. Laura asked and I said I'm not sure since I haven't seen it before. Guess I was very out of the loop Laughing

Now Brad, you didn't get there till 2, that makes it less than 1/2 day. Gotta get there on time Brad.

Tom

With the whole car intact lol
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toomanytoyz
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Location : East Hampstead, NH USA

PostSubject: Re: and the rust-oleum award goes to......    Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:52 pm

Here's the album.

Just a few...













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Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
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