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Painting finis

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Painting

So I wet-block sanded with 400 about half a dozen times over the past week, then found more pinholes and such and puttied them, then repeat and etc. Finally today I just said “screw it,” and shot the “sealer” coat. … Continue reading

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Wheels on

Got the back wheels on tonight. Thinking I got this… BEFORE: AFTER:

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Fender-stretching, continued

After several weeks’ hiatus I got back into Project Fender-Stretch on Bridget today, moving to the light body filler phase of the fenders and hood and other bits. To re-cap, I began with glass cloth and glass mat, moved on … Continue reading

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Fender Stretch

Well, I gone and done it: Cut into Bridget’s perfectly good left rear fender. Sliced it lengthwise. Took out a  crescent-shaped chunk.

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Using the Four-Post Lift

The lift is already paying dividends. On Saturday I backed the truck up onto it and hoisted her up to change the oil. I’m not sure I need to lift the truck to do this—I can crawl under and reach … Continue reading

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Four Post Lift

They say it takes a crew of three or four men to assemble a four-post lift, and they’re right. The only reason I did mine by myself* is that my crew flaked out on me. I do not recommend this … Continue reading

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