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  1. You missed the seem when welding. If you don't...

    You missed the seem when welding. If you don't have an auto darkening helmet get one! It's a must have when doing this sort of thing. I would just go over the spot you missed.
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    Are you completely redoing everything(any rust...

    Are you completely redoing everything(any rust issues) under side engine bay etc... Media blasting can be used on some of it but can warp the body panels.
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    https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/metalworking-us/produc...

    https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/metalworking-us/products/flat-stock/hand-pads/
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    I linked it also but i think he missed it.

    I linked it also but i think he missed it.
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    Larger compressors need more cfm so a two stage...

    Larger compressors need more cfm so a two stage is the way to get it. Other wise it would run a long time to get up to pressure. Larger compressors also usually can build more pressure. Don't confuse...
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    A few options come to mind, Ever see gold leaf...

    A few options come to mind, Ever see gold leaf used in advertising names etc? They make it in aluminum also. Of course the surface must be smooth or it will show through. ...
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    If that's what you are after check out the link....

    If that's what you are after check out the link.
    https://alsacorp.com/product/easy-chrome/
  8. https://www.autoanything.com/car-covers/77A3648A26...

    https://www.autoanything.com/car-covers/77A3648A2696699.aspx?kc=ffsku&k_clickid=a92db151-a484-495b-8bd8-c5a724ecbad7&adgroupid=24011&k_trackingid=274x&kpid=3648-2696699-bc&DZID=PLA_g_909135573_4822517...
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    I think that is supposed to be preparation, Got...

    I think that is supposed to be preparation, Got to hate "smart" devices:[ I have 71 Road Runner that somewhere in it's life had rust around the windshield(holes). Instead of fixing it the correct way...
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    You don't have to use air powered tools but they...

    You don't have to use air powered tools but they have advantages over electric. Electric tools will heat up after a while where air stays cool. If you are going a simple route get a hand drill that...
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    Suction feed was they it was done before the HVLP...

    Suction feed was they it was done before the HVLP guns came around. HVLP has advantages over the suction feed such as less overspray(waste of material) due to more pressure needed to pull the pain...
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    Desert rust free sheet metal

    Just was wondering if anyone has used Desert valley auto parts or others for rust free sheet metal? And if so from who and how did it go? I have a 96 Grand Cherokee that has a badly rusted out...
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    I use wool for cutting and foam for final finish....

    I use wool for cutting and foam for final finish. I would get 8 rotatory for the bulk of the work and use the one you have for smaller areas that the larger one can't get into.
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    Nice work! I'm surprised you didn't shave the...

    Nice work! I'm surprised you didn't shave the door handles and use poppers.
  15. Engine paints are not rated high enough for...

    Engine paints are not rated high enough for exhaust. I don't think you find a aerosol product that will hold up. At lease at you local hardware store. Even the high heat aluminum paints rub off. If...
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    Use a contour gauge! You need a good panel or...

    Use a contour gauge! You need a good panel or check it with the other side.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKe-Ep4XphM
  17. I use Meguiar's, They have any grit you would...

    I use Meguiar's, They have any grit you would possibly need.
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    Another thing is to think ahead IF something goes...

    Another thing is to think ahead IF something goes wrong what to do to keep yourself safe. I for one almost never use the "on lock switch". A co worker got his arm sliced open in a similar instance...
  19. As others have said i have no idea what this guy...

    As others have said i have no idea what this guy was thinking! At least using silicone and bending the penal to match the contour of the floor would have been a half a$$ way to do it. This is what i...
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    May be able to pull it out with a stud welder....

    May be able to pull it out with a stud welder. You can go over the dent with filler if you want it to look "factory".
  21. I'm sure if you cut the rusted section out you...

    I'm sure if you cut the rusted section out you will find a lot of rust behind it. At least cutting the section out you can address the rust before welding in a new section.
  22. Something flexible that doesn't want to coil back...

    Something flexible that doesn't want to coil back up and get stuck on things.
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    What about a rotisserie? You can get them with...

    What about a rotisserie? You can get them with hydraulic cylinders for lift. Only problem with them is you need to fab up a mount to the body.

    https://www.eagleequip.com/product/ER-4000.html
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    Old ones did too! Familiar with the mopar high...

    Old ones did too! Familiar with the mopar high impact paints? Some are still used today! The color representation on this site is NOTHING like the actual color!

    http://www.mopar1.us/highimpact.html
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    You guys are aware the OP is 11 years old with no...

    You guys are aware the OP is 11 years old with no responses right? And i noticed that the Sherman web site has been down for about a month.

    https://www.shermanparts.com
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    Does it really matter? Are you going to cut out...

    Does it really matter? Are you going to cut out the rust weld in new metal and paint it?
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    May see if you can explain what you are looking...

    May see if you can explain what you are looking for and maybe they could show you the chips through the window.
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    If you have a spot on the car with good original...

    If you have a spot on the car with good original paint you may be able to try this...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-cYLGfdscA
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    I purchased a auto darkening way back when they...

    I purchased a auto darkening way back when they first came out(not cheap). If worked well but it needed a lot of light on the work or you couldn't see what you where doing(non adjustable shade). Also...
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