1968 Plymouth GTX

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 11, 2023 7:25 pm
Started stripping the right fender and found a series of holes that had the "cave and pave" filler treatment.
This must have been for an emblem:
Right Side Front Emblem Holes.JPG


These run along the top outside edge from front to back:
Right Side Holes along top.JPG
1968 Coronet R/T


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2023 1:30 pm
I was told this fender must have come from a Satellite with upper trim.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2023 5:36 pm
Had a couple of surprises with I removed the primer/filler from the weld areas. One was I needed to use a stud puller to raise the metal in a couple of areas where they got carried away with the hammer.
The other was that they also ripped the metal along the body line in two places.

Right Side Holes along top Welded.JPG
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2023 8:02 pm
Media blasted and ready for Epoxy primer.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2023 7:26 pm
Epoxy

Right Side Headlight area in Epoxy.jpg
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2023 9:25 pm
Epoxy primer as a sealer:
Left Side in White Epoxy Sealer.JPG


Base coat:
Left Side Base Coat 1.JPG


Left Side Base Coat Fisheye area.JPG
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 3:13 pm
Looks great and my favorite Mopar color B5
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 7:59 pm
This is actually Q code which is very similar except a bit lighter and metallic.

Sprayed three coats of clear on this fender today.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 9:13 pm
I gather that color preceded the b5 color. Looks very similar in the pic but colors look quite different in person than in a pic. Looks like a great color and very nice with the clear coat on it!
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 10:09 pm
I believe the Q code may have been one year only. B5 came out in 1969 from what I can tell.

In 1967 Q was dark red and in 1969 Q5 was a Seafoam Turquoise.
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