Ya know how sometimes your tools just go missing, and you have no idea what could have happened to them? I lost my favorite ratchet quite a while ago, a Proto that I had found at a swap meet for cheap. Nice ratchet! So when I went to remove the right front fender (the Biscayne… Continue reading Lost Tools
So today I broke down and bought a three stage air filter and dryer system. This will prevent contaminants, oil, and water from getting through to the spray guy while painting. Pretty good insurance considering how expensive paint is these days. This will replace my Sharpe model 880A, which is a good unit but it… Continue reading Sharpe 6760 Dryaire™ Desiccant System
So the paint color is finalized. No more waffling between red, black, copper, white, black, copper, white, red, etc… I purchased a gallon of 1960 Chevrolet Ermine White PPG Concept Acrylic Urethane, their top of the line single-stage paint. I was advised by my paint guru, Tom Mertens at Professional Finishes in Spokane, WA that… Continue reading Paint Color Decided – Paint Purchased!
Today my Dad came over and we got the Impala mounted up to the rotisserie. Didn’t take long at all. Once we got it adjusted and balanced, you can turn it pretty easily. A ton of dirt and crud fell out of it, and continues to fall out of it. In the little animation below,… Continue reading Twirlin’ 60!