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Projects 59 El Camino.. Part Two

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by J.Fishbeck, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. J.Fishbeck
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    Painted the roof, today. Thought it was going to be 80° out.. wrong!

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  2. Ctm_motortrends
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    Nice !! Great job man this is such a good build !
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    i shot some primer and i thought it was going to rain! i had my prep work done last night, so i was commited. it always feels good to shoot a little paint!
  4. J.Fishbeck
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    Thanks, I appreciate that

    Real good, I've been putting it off for too long. I pulled out atleast 8 bugs, with tape. Had it's fair share of issues, but I am satisfied!
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    1. 57-60 Ford F100s

    Looking good. It's giving me some desperately needed motivation to start on my truck.

    Keep up the good work!
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    Oh Man!!!, why did you have to go and do that? Now I have another thing in my subscibed list! :D
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    Motivation is my main objective! Hahaha.. Thanks!

    You're welcome! More is more, right?! Hahaha
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    Looks like you got accidentally got some on the firewall too...and in the bed...get any on you...???

    All in all tho, the top looks good...

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    JJ is on his way! The motor firewall contrast will look good.
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    You've got some cool toys back there to play with.. The roof looks good too! What color are you going to shoot the bottom?
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    I sprayed the firewall, quite a while ago. But there were holidays that needed attention. Hardener, sure makes the paint sticky! Now I know why they wear full body painters suits. Glad you're happy!

    It's amazing how close the the dash color is to the engine. Far enough away, it'll be harder to figure it out. Thanks again, Jay
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    Jeez how many 50s Chevy's do your have?!

    Nice job BTW
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    Jeez how many 50s Chevy's do your have?!

    Nice job BTW
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    My Uncle pulled out a 57 Chev roller frame, for a 57 2dr wagon he's heard about. So he's been working on a trailing arm set up, from the 60-70 Chev trucks.

    The whole Elco will be this off-white, except where the Impala insert is on the rear qtr. It'll be pure white, with mother of pearl!
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    Fifteen, since you asked. Two of which will be built to sell, once I'm done with the Elco
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    That white sure looks good against the dash, or the other way around. Good choice of colors man!!
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    Hey j, is that a sag on the left b pillar? hahaha. sorry, once a painter always a painter...
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    Yes Sir! It was a running-gah!(gump) I have some sanding to do.. JimSig stopped by when I was spraying. Glad he did, made me take a break from shooting
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    hahaha! I've had my share! Like I always say, gotta buff em anyway!
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    Nice ! 59's are cool!
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    I laugh about it, cos I pulled out at least 8 or 9 bugs. I dream of a spray booth and perfect paint jobs. that's why I just laugh about it now.

    I likes 'em, too.. Thanks!
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    Heckle & Jeckle have been busy, I see an Elky coming together real soon.
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    I smiled when I seen my ideas coming to. It's a pretty good feeling.
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    I love thoise early elkys; theres a '60 down the road from me w/ the orig 283 (he says) that I've been trying to buy for like 12 years... it sits in this guys driveway on 4 flat tires...
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    60's are way cool.. Persistence pays off, sometimes. Thanks and goodluck
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    Color-sanded the orange peel and the 'run' on the b-pillar.

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    damn!
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    Looking good Jay.

    Just curious, why the new thread??
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    We started collecting in the 80's. An it's just gotten worse, since
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    Thanks Tone. As for the other thread, it was getting too big and bloated.. IDK, it was just something to do!

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