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media blasted and painted gravel guard, grill black, hood latch/brace and polished the original steering wheel, painted the auto column med fawn, polished all the brightwork... ahhhh... ( old steering wheel was covered in nicotine stains lol) now in process of re-making engine frame pads...1/2" shorter and 2" back to firewall ( trying hard as hell to have no scoop required, making that stinger is gonna take a week if so... -Lord help me this ocd of mine is going waaaay too far lmao!



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The steering wheel and column look great!

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X2 well done

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Spike aka "Dr RUTH" Recomends M/T 295/65R-15. For you size queens out there it's 30-12.5x15 lol


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Remade the frame portion of the motor mounts - down a half and back 2...( removed and reinstalled motor) inner fenders in...

( inner fenders had EXTENSIVE metalwork/welding done...since they are unobtainable in the aftermarket) Holy cow - they still fit!

basically - installed a few bolts...



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Eastwoods black/aqua trunk paint ( learning curve!) and a new trunk mat - battery box next! ( maybe a bottle of some sort too...hmmmmmm!)



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Tim,

I have not had good luck with Eastwood's trunk paint....it left blotches and uneven patterns. Hope it worked out better for you.

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Honestly - I hit it right over epoxy primer - and it didn't cover worth a darn - it's more of a particle spray than a coating...so, I went over the entire trunk with semi gloss black then back over with trunk paint then matte clear...it did fine. It's not the same stringy pattern on the blue portion which I liked but couldn't locate - I'd ask and get those head tilted looks like when a dog hears a fart! LOL - I'm convinced all the "new" folks at gm back in the day had to flick aqua blue paint with a 2" brush into trunks for the first 90 days - that's probably how to recreate it accurately. it did hide alot and I got even coverage the 2nd go round - I'm content with it and it'll be easy enuf to repair being what it is should the need arise. I will say that blocking body filler skim coats in 100 degree Oklahoma heat in a closed non ventilated shop is hell... they're big panels, I'm OCD and not only am I wringing wet thru my jeans - my Redwings have wet spots thru the leather... Jump Back Lo-Retta!!!!!! Good thing I'm not 50 yet...or it'd have killed me! ( 2 months to go!LOL)

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You youngster you....glad your OCD plan is coming along. Keep that garage fan on High Speed

Looking Great

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