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    Thanks guys! The paint is stock PPG 1969 candy...

    Thanks guys! The paint is stock PPG 1969 candy apple red (color code T). No metallic, no bells nor whistles etc.- just a basic Ford red which I topcoat with gloss. On the body I did 3 coats base coat...
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    should I use my old color coat?

    Hey guys. I have reached the end of the prep on my hood, trunk lid, scoop and side mirrors on my 69 Cobra. I took them down to metal then used epoxy primer, then sprayable polyester body filler dry...
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    fiberglass repair

    Well, I got the paint off the scoop. There are a few areas where there is gouges in the fiberglass. Can I apply body filler directly to the fiberglass or do I need to spray epoxy and apply the body...
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    Phew! I was hoping you would say that!

    Phew! I was hoping you would say that!
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    painting underside of hood

    Hey guys, I am needing some advice. I am painting my hood for my 69 Cobra. I took the hood down to bare metal. I then applied fast etch (zinc dichromate) to the bare metal to keep away rust then...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Fiberglass scoop paint question??

    Hey guys. I have painted my 69 Ford Cobra in the original red using PPG base coat/clear coat. The body has gone fine but now it is time to do the fiberglass hood scoop. It is currently painted with...
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    sealent compatibility???

    Hello. I am restoring a 1969 Ford Cobra and doing the paint for the first time myself. I have the car in 2k urethane and it is sanded to 400 grit.My question is this-the shop I bought the paint from...
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    Wow! Thanks for all the encouragement. Maybe I am...

    Wow! Thanks for all the encouragement. Maybe I am not quite as dumb as I thought! I will find that pad for you, Len. I actually have a real important question for you guys. I am also going to post...
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    First coat epoxy primer. Before that I had to...

    First coat epoxy primer. Before that I had to figure out how to get moisture out of the line. I have a single stage compressor so the heat and water buildup is really high. All that water going into...
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    First thing, I pulled the engine and trans and...

    First thing, I pulled the engine and trans and diff and suspension and started rebuilding/restoring them. I got to work removing the paint. Best thing I found to remove the paint is the big beast in...
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    New member resto

    Hello all. I am new to the forum and pretty new to the hobby. I am restoring a 1969 Ford Cobra formal roof 428 SCJ. I don't know if anybody would be interested but I have been thru a huge learning...
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