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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-30-2020, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Left side is done. Same process as the upper...

Left side is done. Same process as the upper piece. The lower pictures are with the OEM reveal molding taped in place. The fit is pretty good but needs a little adjusting. I'll do that after I make...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-30-2020, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Bob, there are flanges on both front and rear...

Bob, there are flanges on both front and rear edges. There will be a second molding along the front. I have a set of 58 Olds reveal moldings for around the windshield. The rear flange will tuck in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-30-2020, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Kent, I forgot to mention, I peeled the plastic...

Kent, I forgot to mention, I peeled the plastic off the flanges before I started shrinking so it wasn't bad.
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2020, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Use a description of the article in your search...

Use a description of the article in your search rather than the magazine name.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-29-2020, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I'm starting on the exterior trim for the...

I'm starting on the exterior trim for the windshield frame. I have some 24ga 430 stainless #8mirror that I can use. I made a template first. I get the shape I need without the flanges. Then transfer...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-27-2020, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I finished the trim panels and upholstered them...

I finished the trim panels and upholstered them with the same material as the rest of the interior. I also glued some scraps on the back side of them to keep the wires from chafing. Next I sorted out...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2020, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Wiring.... Uggh! Onstar and the vanity lights on...

Wiring.... Uggh! Onstar and the vanity lights on the visors are in the harness on the windshield frame. I need to get all that straightened out before I close it up with the trim panels. I should be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-24-2020, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Now the tedious and seemingly endless list of...

Now the tedious and seemingly endless list of detail work begins. I started with the interior trim moldings for the windshield frame. Thin stuff, 22ga steel. More time was needed to make the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-18-2020, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Finally. All painted panels are rubbed, polished,...

Finally. All painted panels are rubbed, polished, and installed.
I don't mean to diminish the skills required to finish off the paintwork and hang and align the body panels, but compared to the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2020, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Wow! Busy couple days. I got the skirts and...

Wow! Busy couple days. I got the skirts and fenders rubbed out and did a little wiring work yesterday. everything went well.


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Before mounting the fenders, I laid down strips of 1/16"...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-15-2020, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I got the hood sanded and rubbed. Ready to go...

I got the hood sanded and rubbed. Ready to go back on the car. Also, many thanks to my friends Jim and Ed Curtis at Magic Custom in Brook Park,OH for allowing me to use their spray booth.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-15-2020, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Wet sand with 2,000#, knock it down with 3M...

Wet sand with 2,000#, knock it down with 3M 05954 Super duty compound using a wool pad on the buffer, then a finer wool pad with CSI Ceram-X polish and the buffer. Last I use a finishing sponge pad...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-13-2020, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I picked up my hood and fenders this morning and...

I picked up my hood and fenders this morning and started wet sanding the hood. Other obligations kept me from getting any further. I'll sand the fenders tomorrow and get everything rubbed out.

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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-13-2020, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
VERY CAREFULLY! :D I folded up a couple...

VERY CAREFULLY! :D I folded up a couple microfiber towels and set them on the rear deck where the corners of the deck lid would rest. Placed the nuts, ratchet, and shims within reach on both sides,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-12-2020, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I took the fenders and hood in and painted them....

I took the fenders and hood in and painted them. Then I brought home the skirts and deck lid. I got the deck lid sanded and rubbed out, then installed and adjusted it.
I'll pick up the front end...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-09-2020, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Skirts, deck lid and splitter painted. These will...

Skirts, deck lid and splitter painted. These will sit until Monday when I go in and paint the hood and fenders. So as long as I don't screw anything up, that should be the end of the paint work.

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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-08-2020, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Making progress slowly. I have limited access to...

Making progress slowly. I have limited access to the booth and these panels are so large, I can only fit one or two panels in my truck per trip. I'll be painting the skirts and deck lid tomorrow...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-04-2020, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Tamco. They have a website tamco.com and they...

Tamco. They have a website tamco.com and they have a group on Facebook.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-03-2020, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
These brief videos won't mean anything to anyone...

These brief videos won't mean anything to anyone that's not following on AMS. I only use TouTube as a conduit. I can upload the videos there, then all I'm putting on AMS is the link.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-03-2020, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Finished buffing the rear half. Haven't been able...

Finished buffing the rear half. Haven't been able to get into the booth with the rest yet.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-02-2020, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I let the paint set for a couple days before cut...

I let the paint set for a couple days before cut and buff. Below is what I use. A razor scraper, a small chunk cut from a fine single cut flat file, a small sanding block and some 600# sand paper,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-29-2020, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I started painting today. This is single stage...

I started painting today. This is single stage gloss black. I removed all the panels that bolt on and painted the rear half in the garage.There's a little dust but no problem. The whole car will be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-23-2020, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Each step is better behind me than ahead of me!...

Each step is better behind me than ahead of me! :D There's still a lot more nasty work ahead, but after the paint is done it's all clean work.
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-20-2020, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Block sanding is done. Next is 400# DA with an...

Block sanding is done. Next is 400# DA with an interface pad.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 09-15-2020, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Finished off the rear deck and sprayed the primer...

Finished off the rear deck and sprayed the primer on. I'll give it a couple days to kick since the weather is cooling off around here.


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220# 0n the long board. This is about details...
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