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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:59 PM
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I keep thinking “I feel like I’ve been here...

I keep thinking “I feel like I’ve been here before”

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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:08 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Another day of block sanding. Wheeeeee... ...

Another day of block sanding. Wheeeeee...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2019, 10:05 PM
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First parts cut in with the new color. Went a bit...

First parts cut in with the new color. Went a bit out of order since I really wanted to see some color for motivation.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
I just gotta give a huge thank you to Vogue...

I just gotta give a huge thank you to Vogue Autowerks in Kirkland, WA for letting me work on the Amazon there. I know most of you guys aren’t local to Seattle, but if you are and have a need for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Nothing new to post. Well, not much. Got the most...

Nothing new to post. Well, not much. Got the most notable dents/dings worked out of the roof and loaded it up with a couple heavy coats of high build primer so I can guide coat it and knock it back....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Those are my favorite things. Well,...

Those are my favorite things.



Well, the hinge is only started, but I gotta get that mostly done before I can bodywork the hood. I donít want to have to flip it again.



Thanks. I know...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
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https://youtu.be/_TA7tG5Cdrg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 11:18 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Sanded the roof with 80g to prep for bodywork (no...

Sanded the roof with 80g to prep for bodywork (no pictures), embossed the other fender (no pictures) and sanded out some lacquer checking in the old old paint (no pictures) this AM before going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
not many days, hours, minutes left until iPd....

not many days, hours, minutes left until iPd. Gonna be a push.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Super boring day of priming and cleaning. ...

Super boring day of priming and cleaning.

https://youtu.be/x920KJuUTds
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 06:11 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
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Test in a sheet metal panel. Not very amber. A little orange gel should take care of that.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 04:28 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
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Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
https://youtu.be/7IoHUXmaf88

https://youtu.be/7IoHUXmaf88
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Well, another late start day with some...

Well, another late start day with some non-essential messing around. Still got the driver’s side ready for primer first thing in the morning. Found more dings and stuff than I thought I had.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
There was one at one point. According to my...

There was one at one point. According to my ďstarted threadsĒ list there isnít though
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Fixed?

Fixed?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Sometimes I miss this car. One day I’ll get...

Sometimes I miss this car. One day I’ll get another 245 and do the same thing again. So simple. So much attention.

https://youtu.be/49aeOg-dDhY
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
https://youtu.be/0d9ehoR460s

https://youtu.be/0d9ehoR460s
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Today was kind of a chill day. I got a late start...

Today was kind of a chill day. I got a late start so I could have coffee with the wife in the morning. Also spent some time futzing with something I WANTED to, not what I HAD to. New list.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
https://youtu.be/CtZYGae6t30

https://youtu.be/CtZYGae6t30
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Last night I downloaded the video, found out the...

Last night I downloaded the video, found out the video editing software I have access to doesn’t do playback speed editing. I find another editing software, download it, edit the video (25% speed is...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Well, I’ll work on editing and uploading the time...

Well, I’ll work on editing and uploading the time lapse when I get home, but I put ten seconds between captures and it’s really choppy and goes fast. I’ll reset it to one second for tomorrow.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 02:48 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
I’ll probably try a couple different shots over...

I’ll probably try a couple different shots over the next couple days. Halfway through day one and most people wanted something mid range with just the car. I’ll look at the footage tonight and adjust...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
If you want to give input, you’ve got until 6:30...

If you want to give input, you’ve got until 6:30 AM PST tomorrow. I’ll be setting up a go pro doing time lapse photos. Do you want really wide angle (like gets almost all of the shop), medium side...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2019, 07:18 AM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
It’s a rental home. With a truncated timeline and...

It’s a rental home. With a truncated timeline and rain in the foreseeable future forecast (just say NO to alliteration) I’m borrowing some shop space through the weekend.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2019, 09:55 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Off to his new home ...

Off to his new home

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Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2019, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Glad you finally got the case open and everything...

Glad you finally got the case open and everything was ok.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
No new car pics really. ...

No new car pics really.

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Decision made.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Mental note, don’t leave the gel coat tip in the...

Mental note, don’t leave the gel coat tip in the primer gun. Good thing this needs to be knocked back a bunch still.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2019, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
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So much more still to do. Enough for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2019, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Yeah, thatís one part I havenít pulled all the...

Yeah, thatís one part I havenít pulled all the way out yet. Itíll need a piece of flat stock welded to it and some serious tugging with the Ford ďstumpĒ in my driveway. Iíll probably get to that area...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Thanks guys. Pretty sure I’m gonna grab some beer...

Thanks guys. Pretty sure I’m gonna grab some beer on my way home from work tomorrow and keep tugging on the metal until it’s not appropriate for me to be making noise anymore. I need to have primer...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2019, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Went to Florida for the weekend to surprise our...

Went to Florida for the weekend to surprise our friend on her birthday and got some time alone with the wife.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Get some straw and put bottles of wine in it or...

Get some straw and put bottles of wine in it or something
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 12:50 AM
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Posted By Atom D&D
Send me some dims and Iíll build you something...

Send me some dims and Iíll build you something for your special customers.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
I paid for the shipping. I didnít want to worry...

I paid for the shipping. I didnít want to worry about them receiving damaged goods again. Insurance for my piece of mind. The plywood is light too. Calipers are heavy.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Atom D&D
This is how you ship calipers when you don’t want...

This is how you ship calipers when you don’t want FedEx to chip up the hard work again (also when you like building over the top stuff)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 11:55 AM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Some pics taken by the photographer doing the...

Some pics taken by the photographer doing the video shoot for PNWWagonfest last Sunday. Give him a follow IG: @woyshnis.media . I’m going to load them full size in case anyone wants to use them for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 09:05 AM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
To be fair, I didnít push the point either. I...

To be fair, I didnít push the point either. I know thereís no way I could sell this car for the $10-$12k I could get for it in a total, so I was fine with the standard policy. After I go through all...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Now that insurance has looked at it, it’s time to...

Now that insurance has looked at it, it’s time to start tear down
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
I have a standard policy through Allstate. My...

I have a standard policy through Allstate. My insurance agent told me Iíd have trouble getting one of the speciality insurance companies to cover it since I donít have a garage. Most companies...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Well, as expected the current issue is the...

Well, as expected the current issue is the adjuster came back with a fairly low repair estimate (as compared to the shop I stopped by the day this all happened). The plus is he wasn’t interested in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
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Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 12:18 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Well, the adjuster is here right now, looked at...

Well, the adjuster is here right now, looked at the car, loves it, (he’s a BMW guy) and is out writing the repair estimate. He said he’s not even going to run comparables for valuation. He said,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 12:12 AM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Not exactly. Will be off white, preferably...

Not exactly. Will be off white, preferably leaning towards green/grey vs cream. Seen a Porsche color I liked and a BMW color I like.

No, insurance is not on the ball at all.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Promo photo shoot for PNW Wagonfest 2019. Made...

Promo photo shoot for PNW Wagonfest 2019. Made sure they only got the good side ��
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2019, 11:49 PM
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Posted By Atom D&D
First you need to peel the old cloth ...

First you need to peel the old cloth

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Then you need to strip the foam remnants. The easiest way is to use a cupped...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
My least favorite part about wrapping a headliner...

My least favorite part about wrapping a headliner

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Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
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Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2019, 11:02 PM
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Views: 125,882
Posted By Atom D&D
Nardo Grey is on my list. I figure I can work...

Nardo Grey is on my list. I figure I can work with blue, grey (silver), white (beige) or brown. Honestly, I might do some of the AutoFlex paint so I can try out some different colors before I decide...
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