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Offline js29no

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #405 on: May 11, 2016 - 04:07:43 PM »
I use the 1.3 tip. :working:




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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #406 on: May 11, 2016 - 04:10:48 PM »
I am going to try the 1.5 with the sealer and see what I get. When I go to top coat I will try out the 1.5 and the 1.3 and see which one I like better.
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #407 on: May 11, 2016 - 05:31:32 PM »
just an idea but pull the valences of spray them with the 2 different tips and see which works better.
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Offline 70chall440

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #408 on: May 11, 2016 - 06:38:19 PM »
That is my plan as I have them mounted on a stand off the vehicle. Just finished applying the sealer; nasty stuff that!! Still learning the gun and such but it is going to be another color soon regardless.  :bigsmile: Yes, I fully admit I am accepting less than perfection, however it is what it is. Overall I think it will be ok, but time will tell. Pictures coming soon...
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

Offline 70chall440

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #409 on: May 12, 2016 - 12:17:12 AM »
Drum roll please..... IT IS GREEN!!!!!

Spent 10 hours working on it today. Put 4 coats on it, got some dust and a couple of bugs but I think it will buff out, if not oh well. At least it is one color...

I used a gallon on it and still have another just in case. Got 1 run on the rear bumper but I can cut and buff it out I think, if not I will repaint it. Next step will be to either cut and buff the green or move on and paint the black on the hood, fenders, taillight panel.

Here are the pics..
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
Past Mopars
9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #410 on: May 12, 2016 - 12:28:55 AM »
👍 very nice....you should feel great about it, you really stuck with it and got it green. It looks great and keep the pictures coming. 😃


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Offline 70chall440

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #411 on: May 12, 2016 - 12:59:36 AM »
Thanks, I am happy I got color on it; one more milestone..  :bigsmile:
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #412 on: May 12, 2016 - 03:38:10 AM »
Nice!  :clapping:  That must feel good!  :2thumbs:
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #413 on: May 12, 2016 - 06:55:32 AM »
Yabba dabba do :swaying: :jumping: :crazy:; it looks great and the accomplishment must feel even better.  Way to stick with it. I'm struggling on painting my under body so I can't imagine the huge milestone you just crossed.  More pics please when convenient.

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #414 on: May 12, 2016 - 06:57:02 AM »
 :wow: :clapping: :woo: :2thumbs:

Good job mate, I think I land in seattle around 1pm on the 1st, head out on sat morning so you have me for two and a bit days mate, see you soon after that, figure out what you need a hand with to get ahead
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #415 on: May 12, 2016 - 07:21:24 AM »
Looks great!! I need to do this after a 1/4 panel replacement.

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #416 on: May 12, 2016 - 08:18:40 AM »
Looks great and it's about damn time.  :bigsmile: Good choice on the paint gun I have one I bought quite a few years ago and love it! Too bad you aren't closer I would come over and help get it cut and buffed if you supply the beer of course.  :cheers:
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Offline js29no

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #417 on: May 12, 2016 - 09:54:55 AM »
Good for you!!! it's down hill from here. :2thumbs: :working:

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #418 on: May 12, 2016 - 10:03:19 AM »
Looks beautiful!  Congrats!!    :2thumbs:

Offline 70chall440

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #419 on: May 12, 2016 - 10:25:45 AM »
Thanks all, it definitely feels good to get to this point. I still need to paint the black, but that is pretty minor is comparison.

Crash340 - I will see you when you get here.

Brillo1974 - no worries, I know you will be with me in spirit (costs less beer that way  ;D) That Finishline gun works really well. I also used a cheap (HF) detail gun in the trunk, It is pretty cheap but works really well.

It will be interesting to see the difference when I unmask the engine compartment (after spraying the black). I used some authentic/correct mopar sublime in the engine compartment which I think is a little creamier than what I just sprayed. Worst cast I can reshoot the engine compartment, but I am thinking with the black fenders and such that the engine compartment will essentially stand on its own.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
Past Mopars
9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)