Fresh paint for this year

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Fresh paint for this year

#1 Post by camaroman9 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:31 pm

Well, since the paint on my car was 9 years old, we decided to feshen it up a little bit. Here's a few pics of the progress. I'm starting to put all the trim and the rest of the car back together.

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In the process
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silver for the stripes
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after the we sprayed the silver base and taped up the stripes
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Flat black on the rear body panel
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somewhat finished, there is a lot of assembly left to do
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I'll get some better pics up after it is all assembled. All of these were taken on my iPhone.
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#2 Post by John_Heard » Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:43 am

Looks great Robert... I'm curious what the black panel for the rear taillights is going to look like once you get the bumpers and lights in - that's different.

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#3 Post by vegaracer » Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:48 pm

Looks shiny. Want to do my car next. rotf:
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#4 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:51 am

Nice job.....

Question for you, I'm doing the same thing you did and blacken out my rear tailpanel.

After you sprayed the black, what did you do, tape it off so no clear coat got on it?

Also is that a 4" cowl?

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#5 Post by camaroman9 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:44 pm

Yes, it is a 4" cowl. The rear body panel was painted a couple days after we painted the rest of the car. We used black basecoat and a matte finish clearcoat. There are a few companies that make the matte finish clear. Dupont has one, house of color, and I can't remember the other brand.
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#6 Post by BracketNova » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:30 pm

Theres flattner you can add to dupont stuff
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#7 Post by camaroman9 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:32 pm

spaz109 wrote:Theres flattner you can add to dupont stuff
I have heard that from a few other guys as well, but it was easier to just buy the stuff that was already made. Here's some pics from a car show a few weeks ago with it all cleaned up and done. BTW, thanks for pming me Bruce, i totally forgot to post up some finished pics.

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#8 Post by supernova » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:25 pm

VERY NICE!!!!!!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#9 Post by camaroman9 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 11:51 pm

Thanks. Pay no attention to the 1/4 size version of me running through the first picture. Lol
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#10 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:00 am

Very Nice....

Always love the 67/68's without the front bumper, the cops in my home town didn't like it though....
I kept telling them the front bumper brackets were discontinued so how can I mount my bumper.

It worked for a little......

So when is "Jr" taking over the driving duties?

How about a motor shot or is that top secret?

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#11 Post by camaroman9 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:39 pm

Lol, I doubt he drives this car, atleast til I'm dead or something.. Here's a pic of the engine bay. It's a little different now with the new m/c, hvc coil, and ignition ox relocated, but you get the point. This winter will hopefully be when everything changes.

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#12 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:07 pm

Was your car a big block car?

I noticed the heater has the inlet and outlet in the middle of the box and that was what the big block cars came with or did you put that on there?

Very nice....

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#13 Post by camaroman9 » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:03 pm

It was originally a 6 cylinder 3 on the tree car. The reason we went with the big block heater core is because it's easier to work on because the hoses and stuff are away from the motor.
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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#14 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:04 am

Very smart move.

Those heater cores can be very touchy.....

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Re: Fresh paint for this year

#15 Post by luv454 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 12:12 pm

Hey, I love the blue what is the paint code on that? I was thinking of doing mine in 2003 chevy arrival blue. It looks like a similar color.

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