Wow! More actual PAINT on the car! I spent several hours scuffing and sanding all the areas inside the trunk in prep for the paint. Factory paint in the trunk area is pretty spotty… most of the photos that I’ve seen of original un-molested cars show that they really only paid attention to getting coverage… Continue reading Trunk Painted
There is PAINT on the car! Yes, actual finished paint has been laid down after far too many years! For the past few months I’ve been too busy to work on the car, so it has just been sitting. I had sanded most of the firewall in preparation for final primer/sealer and then paint. There… Continue reading First Color!
Tonight I finished applying some high-build primer to problem areas on the bottom of the hood, and on the drivers front door jamb. Yes, real progress! Last night I finished scuffing everything and wiping it down with some wax and grease remover, then I shot it all with some PPG DPLF epoxy primer. I want… Continue reading Hood Bottom and Door Jamb Primed
So just for fun, I stirred up that new gallon of PPG Concept “Ermine White” and dobbed a bit on a few small parts from the car that still had original paint, to check the match. IT DOESN’T MATCH! Doh! The new color has a very slight pinkish hue (cue Seinfeld theme song), where the… Continue reading Paint Mismatch