Big day for the Bug
Today was a good day for the Beetle. We knew we would be finished up with our collision work on Thursday this week so we took some time to finish sanding the Bug and started prepping it for paint. This morning we slid it in the booth wiped it all down and started spraying it. After a good coat of sealer, several coats of base coat was sprayed inside and out on the body. We then let that all sit and dry thoroughly until after lunch. Once back, we followed the base with a couple coats of PPG’s high solids clear coat. As you can see it turned out pretty nice. We still have to find fenders and paint them as the original ones are just a bit too far gone to fix and a couple of other little parts need spraying. Once this body is good and dry it will go back on the chassis. We hope that happens late next week.
Posted on April 13, 2018, in 1970 Beetle and tagged 1970 Beetle, auto body repair, auto body shop, auto paint, autobody repair, automotive paint shop, body repair, body repair shop, body shop, body work, Burlington NC, Custom paint, Jmc Autoworx, jmcautoworx, Paint, Paint and body shop, paint shop, PPG Paint, PPG Refinish, restoration work, Volkswagen, VW. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.