1968 Plymouth GTX

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2023 8:20 pm
Thanks.

Got the fenders and hood hinges installed today:

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Still need to cut and buff the fenders but with the weather changing I will wait until after the doors and hood are painted and installed.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2023 10:51 am
Looking pretty awesome there..... nice and flat sides.....
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2023 4:10 pm
Looks great, Jim! Curious and forgive if I overlooked, but why did you not paint these items when you painted the car? I believe B5 is a metallic color and I've read that varying environment and settings can cause issues in the color.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2023 4:47 pm
Machspeed wrote:Looks great, Jim! Curious and forgive if I overlooked, but why did you not paint these items when you painted the car? I believe B5 is a metallic color and I've read that varying environment and settings can cause issues in the color.


This is actually a Q code Bright metallic blue.

My garage is limited in size so I regularly paint cars in pieces and then assemble. The key is to do everything in the same manner and orient the panels as they will be on the car.

With these fenders I have the flat portion under the headlights resting on the table top, then a large cardboard box set under the rear portion to get it to sit level. It is held in place by bungie cords.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2023 9:30 pm
Inside of Driver's door painted.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2023 10:26 pm
Looking really good!
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Love that blue car looks spectacular!!

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Driver's door painted and three coats of Euro Clear. Sitting in sun for clear coat to cure:

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Installed:
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:05 pm
Restored the Splash Shield I bought off eBay.
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Repainted the front grille insert today as well:
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