The Jalopy Journal
Dirty guns of any style or type = contamination.
Sand scratch swelling or shrinkage is definitely not a thing of the past.
400-600 grit range is recommended for most top coats (color or clear)
Dent some sheet metal and experiment with what you've read.
Use the phone. People to people can't be beat. Besides it's traditional.
Excellent service from them.
Did you thoroughly shake/agitate the color and strain into the cup?
I think tuck shrinking is too drastic for this problem.
I would do a large number of light linear shrinks (lancaster type shrinker) all along the...
BigChief--- I'm pretty sure all the chemicals would have been rinsed out before the phosphate was applied. Seems to me that regardless of the time...
I've had a 356 Porsche Speedster body and a 356 convertible D body dipped. One in Rochelle Illinois and one in Minneapolis. They both left the...
What happens when you press the new metal down to the roof?
Media blast does not produce the same results as water wash/rinse. Water wash/rinse is the manufacturers recommended first step for phosphate...
Rust Mort is a rust converter intended to convert rust to a substance that has stopped rusting not eliminate rust. Specifically what acid do you...
The rain began washing the phosphate off.
The interior hidden areas will need to be washed and dried at least. Primer will then prevent surface rust from starting.
Flood the crevices.
Phosphate is water soluble and should be washed with water. Even in hidden areas. Wash and dry thoroughly with clean cloth and compressed air....
Do you mean before the first of several coats or before the last of several coats? It matters.
What product exactly are you cleaning?
I have never seen reducer optional acrylic enamel.
That tells me that results could be all over the map and that a spray out test with/without...
I like your method of letting the filler panel "float" on the running board taking into consideration that there
is probably a small bit of...
Pics of pieces you might find useful.
The machined and knurled aluminum caps fit onto zerke fittings and are secured with an internal O ring.
The spray on type helps ensure the necessary thick coat. Really thick.
Before application of stripper seriously scratch the paint surface with...
If you remove that small slotted screw and gently push a wedge into the split will it free the pin?
Does the split extend to the pin?
Dupont sold the paint line to Axalta some years ago. Axalta added/dropped some products.
Centari was acrylic enamel made by Dupont.
RM is Rinshed Mason a paint company.
Axalta dealers say the tints/toners for Centari are no longer available.
I'm curious to know if any shops might have tints and formulas remaining...
Does anyone happen to have the materials and formula to mix 1 quart of 55137A Alt. 1 grey in Centari ?
If it was truly blasted with sand that process provided all the "tooth" that primer needs to adhere.
That is if you haven't sanded or ground the...
Thank you. John
I say from experience Bill is who you want.
DO not take any of the parts store advice except the inhalation warning.
DO use epoxy primer. It does not require wet on wet. Acrylic enamel...
I cover the interior side of the window with wide shipping tape.
Strip off and reapply as needed.
Remove when not in use.
I also shine the...
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