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Projects 1932 Ford Roadster Build- "The Template Roadster"

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by x77matt, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. And, in case you didn't notice, Matt's was reman'd in Canada. :)
     
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  2. x77matt
    Joined: Mar 2, 2004
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    With the winter weather looming in Michigan, I decided to get the rest of the paint finished this weekend. Has a few setbacks but overall a good weekend. On the second coat of the gas tank, I discovered the hard way that the cap was cross threaded on the gun and I dumped paint on to the tank. Also discovered the hard way that the rag I used for wax/grease removal must have been contaminated as I had a few fisheyes pop through. On the positive side I figured out how to correct the massive orange peel problem I had with the body. This time I waited 20 minutes in between coats and it was a night and day difference as it laid out way more flat. I think I was rushing the coats before which led to the orange peel.
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  3. nor6304
    Joined: Aug 23, 2009
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    from Indiana

    That laid down really nice Looks good
     
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  4. loudbang
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    Looks real FINE. :)
     
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  5. qzjrd5
    Joined: Nov 23, 2004
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    from Troy, MI

    Looking awesome bud!!
     
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  6. Really nice! Great job.
     
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  7. x77matt
    Joined: Mar 2, 2004
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    Progress report- dash was grained by Stuart Lyman and he did an awesome job. Had a chance to get some paint on the inside of the body and get a few things into place- like the gauges....
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  8. alchemy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2002
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    That dash is way too classy for a hot rod! ;)
     
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  9. Dash is stunning! Love the rest of the build as well.
     
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