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#61 BluePopsicle

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:37 PM

Progress pics. Long awaited clear coat is finished. Enjoy!


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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:39 PM

thats a nice blue! nice job

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:41 PM

That sure is pretty! Did you thin your clear at all? I've found it goes on a lot smoother if I thin it down a little with 91% isopropyl alcohol.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:55 PM

no, just the standard 4:1 mix

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:58 PM

New guy here, nice build!

What does this thin/clean up with rubbing alcohol? I thought I saw rubbing alcohol mentioned.

Woohoo! I finally got my clear coat! Lets finish this thing.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 03:05 PM

I use 91% isopropyl alcohol to thin my clear coat. I've got the same brand and type as blue Popsicle.
I've also used it to strip urethanes, works great.

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#67 BluePopsicle

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:35 PM

I use lacquer thinner to clean up and thin paint.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:36 PM

thats a nice blue! nice job

Thanks Sean

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:38 PM

The GT350 is lookin good man. Keep it up.
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:43 PM

Thanks Corey...almost done

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:46 PM

Thats cool cant wait.
I've been draggin my feet on the GTO, but it's getting closer, lol.
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:49 PM

LOL well get crackin. If I can get this thing finished, You can get your GTO done. You're a ton faster then me haha

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:26 PM

Progress update: I got the car sanded, polished and waxed and IMO, it looked better before doing it. I put BMF everywhere it needed it and painted the engine compartment. Now it's time to start putting some stuff together....

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 03:08 AM

Still looks good to me!

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 02:51 PM

Thanks Colin! I think the next pics I take will be put in Under Glass. I'm going to shoot for having it done between tonight and tomorrow morning before work.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 02:59 PM

Cool, late night build sessions are great! I haven't had one since my silent air compressor died. Kinda hard to airbrush with a 4 horsepower compressor kicking on at 1 am with the kid and wife asleep... They get a bit irritated... Don't ask how I know...

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 03:05 PM

ROFL I can only imagine! I've got a 1/3 HP 100 psi compressor and it's loud enough.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 05:00 PM

Great job so far Jon, can't wait to see it put together! Lookin' really good! :)

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 06:54 PM

This thing is finished! Thank you all for the comments and suggestions. It's really been a long road to get to this point.

Pics are in Under Glass.
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:41 AM

Beautiful finish!