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    12-02-2021, 03:00 PM
    I've done a few of these exposed filler necks on the older trucks. I used to use Por15 but ran into the problem with chipping so I started coating it...
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    12-01-2021, 05:20 PM
    Evapo Rust is a good product but can take awhile to work on deeply corroded parts. It contains an organic chelating agent for removal as opposed to...
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    11-29-2021, 06:36 PM
    Oh heck yes! I forgot all about that series. Is it still televised, haven't seen it in several years?
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    11-29-2021, 06:34 PM
    Brian, I love this! It is one of the reasons I am going to do a Route 66 tour next fall. Really looking forward to that drive. Any members not to...
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    11-29-2021, 06:28 PM
    I typically H&D doors on the vehicle, is this not possible for your project? Can you make your own dolly and weld on an extension handle? I have...
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    11-28-2021, 01:22 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Paint chip repair in General Discussion
    JC and Len gave you great advice. Just to throw in my 2 pennies, from what I see you don't have a hard chip to fix if your willing to fix it...
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    11-23-2021, 04:45 PM
    Brian, I agree should be a fun project and I was already leaning towards the Shell design. My daughter bought this for me many years ago at Pate Swap...
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    11-23-2021, 04:27 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread CarParts.com Tip in General Discussion
    Sorry to hear this Len. Wish I would have spoken up earlier as about 12-13 years ago I ordered a replacement hood from them for my daughters' 2007...
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    11-20-2021, 11:23 PM
    Torch the lead out and butt weld, follow over the top of weld with short strand fiber filler. Lead was used back in the day when the roof panels were...
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    11-20-2021, 05:49 PM
    Phil, Absolutely agree, however you have 4+ decades of experience and know exactly what it takes to sand out a project as soon as you look at it....
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    11-19-2021, 05:17 PM
    After almost 10 years I finally found the last part I needed for my 1941 Bowser 575 gas pump restore. Going to slip this project in amongst what I...
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    11-18-2021, 02:15 PM
    To my knowledge fillers are not affected by temperature, however I certainly wouldn't use them in a freezing environment. On your blocks, the best...
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    11-18-2021, 01:31 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Bare Metal in General Discussion
    I'm with Len, most brands of epoxy have their own recoat window. I would give TCP a shout if it isn't in the tds
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    11-18-2021, 01:30 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Bare Metal in General Discussion
    After filler is sanded with guide coat go straight to high build primer. After HB is sanded with guide coat I have a few choices. If it is a long...
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    11-11-2021, 10:22 AM
    Ronf replied to a thread Bare Metal in General Discussion
    Had this problem more than once on these older cars. I remove the the hinges completely from both the pillar and door. Span the hinge in a vise where...
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    11-09-2021, 04:08 PM
    Right on the money as always Brian. Most of the 1930's model trunk drip rails had drain tubes on the lower corners of trunks to relieve water that...
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    11-08-2021, 03:24 PM
    I'm curious what discs these are. Link just shows a whole page of various discs. Maybe you could send a pic?
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    11-08-2021, 03:17 PM
    After striping paint I hit surface (bare metal) with either 80 or 180g. If using a top epoxy like PPG DPXXLF you can hit it with 180g. If using a low...
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