Daily Archives: July 17, 2015

BMW repair

DSCF7986 DSCF7989 DSCF7992This BMW is in the shop to get its fender repaired. Here you can see we have it in primer in the first picture. The second and third pictures show it in  base coat and the finished product with clear. We will get this installed and cleaned up for the customer and ready for the weekend.

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Parts everywhere

DSCF7977 DSCF7974 DSCF7978 DSCF7981 DSCF7981 DSCF7984Yesterday we prepped these parts for the ’52 Ford for paint. We blasted these parts a couple of weeks ago, but havent had a chance to paint them yet. We started off by sanding them with 180 grit paper to get a smooth surface. We then cleaned them very well with wax and grease remover. We then hung each part up in the booth so that all sides could be sprayed at the same time. Paul took over here by spraying a coat of PPG’s DPLV epoxy sealer. Once that was dry, it was followed with a couple of coats of eggshell black single stage. Most of these parts you will never see once on the truck but they must all function and look presentable just in case. Once reassembled, these parts will be ready for another 70 years of service.

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