now that i clicked on the thumbnails......you nailed it. thats lookin great, not that it wasnt before......but now i saw it in greater detail.
once i started building weathered/rusty stuff there was no goin back to shiney........i havent built a shiney car in years....to me weathered is much more fun to work on, but i still like seeing those shiney cars!
thats lookin good! salt works great, i use it all the time.......so does hairspray, and believe it or not......silly putty!
i usually just rub the salt off with a soft brush and some warm water right after the paint has "flashed" it will give it that "peeling" look, there will be actual flakes of paint barely hangin on.....but im impatient, LOL
my buicks were just skylarks, nothing fancy. one of them was actually a "special" same thing as skylark, just different badging. my fave buick from the 60`s tho.......love that rear bumper, and the sweeping line down the side.