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1969 Mach 1 Restoration

Discussion in 'Member's Build Threads' started by GPR, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    All the major welding is finished time to take it off the jig and back on the cart

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  2. B67FSTB

    B67FSTB The NorCal dude from Belgium

    Looks very decent and solid.:cool::cool:
     
  3. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    Sprayed primer before the patch is welded in place

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    The welds were ground down and filled with duraglass

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    The new sheetmetal that had not been epoxy primed before was sanded to bare metal

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    Two coats of SPI red oxide epoxy primer. It is darker than the photos

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  4. Grabber70Mach

    Grabber70Mach Well-Known Member

    Fantastic looking work, that is going to be a great car when you all get finished with it.
     
  5. B67FSTB

    B67FSTB The NorCal dude from Belgium

    very nice work and progress.:cool::cool:
     
  6. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    Outside this is the color of the red oxide epoxy not how it looks in the booth with all the lights.

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  7. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    There was a little rust in the right A pillar

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    It was sanded and epoxy primed

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  8. GT350

    GT350 Member

    thats some nice work
     
  9. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    It is starting to look like a 1969 Mustang

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    Brian is starting to work on the door gaps

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  10. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    Sorry I have forgotten to update

    The bottom of the car was tapped off getting ready for primer.

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    Epoxy primed

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    Hood and deck lid are painted with a couple of coats of clear

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    Front valance and head light buckets painted Acapulco blue with 4 coats of SPI Universal Clear

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    Inside the trunk painted

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  11. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    Thursday I sprayed 3 coats of ProSpray Acapulco blue

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    Friday I sprayed 3 coats of SPI Universal clear

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    After wet sanding the doors I sprayed 3 more coats of clear today

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  12. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    Wow. Looking great!

    I do love that color!

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  13. msell66

    msell66 Road Worthy

    That is awesome
     
  14. Grabber70Mach

    Grabber70Mach Well-Known Member

    Looks great.
     
  15. 70 StangMan

    70 StangMan Well-Known Member Donator

    NICEEEEEEEE !!!!
     
  16. blu67

    blu67 Well-Known Member

    Really looking good!
     
  17. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    The body was wet sanded and is ready for 3 more coats of clear

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    Brian wet sanded and finished buffing the deck lid

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  18. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    A lot has happened since my last post.

    The doors have been wet sanded and buffed

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    The body has been wet sanded and buffed

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    Doors and deck lid have been installed

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    Rear bumper, gas tank and cap installed

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  19. RapidRabbit

    RapidRabbit Well-Known Member

    Wow! Looks awesome.
     
  20. GPR

    GPR Active Member

    Opentracker roller spring perches and suspension along with Wilwood brakes installed

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    TCP rack and pinon

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    Strange 9" rear

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    Side view

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