Cuda Capers: SHINE!!!!

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  1. FASTBACK340

    FASTBACK340 Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    I paid a visit to see my car this morning and was pleasantly surprised to see most of it buffed. It still needs to have the roof and quarters done, and a final glaze all over, but you can get a REAL good idea of what I'll have.


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    Yeah.... paint!

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    These pictures don't do the finish justice. The car looks awesome.



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    The radiator support still has to be sprayed Black (and soon I hope...) before the final buffing.



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    Pretty straight, huh?



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    You can see my Wife's GTI just over the wheel opening. The car was parked about 35' away...



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    With the painted steelies and fresh chrome... wow. It's going to be too nice to drive!

    Yeah. Right....
     
  2. H22A4

    H22A4 Well-Known Member

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    WOW!!!

    That going to be one sweet looking a-body once you get all the trim back on it!

    GREAT WORK!!
     
  3. ValiantMike

    ValiantMike Well-Known Member

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    Man, thats looking good. The color is great. Looks like a gemstone. :headbang:
     
  4. daves66valiant

    daves66valiant 68 Dart 340/727:66 Signet Vert 340/5spd: 68 D100

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    really awesome paint. amazing shine. was it single stage or BC/CC?
     
  5. Coyote Jack

    Coyote Jack Member #55, I'm old FABO Gold Member

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    Awesome John!!! Now get the rest of it together and please don't scratch anything.

    It is funny how the pictures never do the car justice.

    Jack
     
  6. FASTBACK340

    FASTBACK340 Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    It's PPG base/clear coats.




    I plan on buying a cheap pair of drapes to line the engine compartment when the motor goes in. EVERYTHING in my garage will be wrapped in pillows and bubble-wrap. Only people I totally trust will help me drag the big chunks into place. I'll do the rest, bit by bit....
     
  7. flyboy01

    flyboy01 Its almost done!

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    That Looks Incredible, I Am Truly Jealous
     
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    onehellofadart Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful John!
     
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    OldVart Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations John. It's been a long time coming, and you've had probably more than your share of set-backs with your car, but it would seem the wait was worth it. The bodywork and paint are beautifully done. Enjoy!! :)
     
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    Wow- It looks great. the color is cool. Nice , Very nice.
     
  11. FASTBACK340

    FASTBACK340 Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    So hard to believe it's the same car....
     
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    73roadrunner Hoover Mover

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    Nice....congrats!
     
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    ramcharger Dismember

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    Wow! The body work is sensational. Absolutely straight and the clear is like glass. The GTI shows up like it's a mirror. Very nice. :love4:

    Edit: I see a flat bed truck and another car too!
     
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    AdamR Big Member

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    Its gonna be killer when its done John !
     
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    65Barracuda 65Barracuda

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    Wow, that looks nice! ...much better than my own tri-color setup...black, rust and somewhere in between.

    65Barracuda
     
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    beautiful shine! you need to have some kind of robotic anit-bird cannon to stop the little buggers from smudging that beautiful paint.
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    Quite a transformation - congrats, it's beautiful!
     
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    1966 dart wagon Well-Known Member

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    wow that looks freakin sweet, i cant wait to see it all back together, keep us posted
     
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    FASTBACK340 Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    I'll definitely keep you all posted! And as for seeing it all done, that makes two of us....
     
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    demon seed The Original Demon Seed

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    Love that color John but I gotto say it's far to nice for you. I think you should sell it to me and I'll give it a nice home.

    Terry :evil2:
     
  22. FASTBACK340

    FASTBACK340 Legandary Member Legendary Member

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    I appreciate you looking out for my best interest Terry, but I think I'll take my chances..... :toothy7:
     
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    Look great John! :thumbup:
     
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    gerty Well-Known Member

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    I think I'll die from envy! Great color, more folks should consider the original colors of their projects first, before looking at other choices. Again congrats!
    Bob
     
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    '74 Sport Well-Known Member

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    Excellent work!!
    One of my favorite colors.
    Can't wait to see the finished project (I know you can't either).

    What color interior will it have?

    Jerry
     
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