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Old 11-20-2006, 09:10 AM   #1
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Does anyone have pics to show what you did to your Suspension or Undercarriage? I am looking for stock scenarioes to modified. Also can you specifically state what types of paint you used and colors? Has anyone ventured to the 'hammered' paint - I thought that may look kinda cool on the spindles
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Old 11-20-2006, 10:55 AM   #2
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i sandblasted all the parts frt & rear then gave them a coat of por 15 after etching & topcoated w/por 15 ford red engine paint. the frame i coated w/por 15 & topcoated w/krylon semi black. also used por 15 to coat the shell & wheelwells. i used dupli color red anodized paint for 1/2shafts & shocks

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Old 11-20-2006, 06:56 PM   #4
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Rosslato,
Was the anodized red mixed and sprayed or was it available in "rattle-can"?
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Old 11-20-2006, 07:21 PM   #5
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Rosslato,
Was the anodized red mixed and sprayed or was it available in "rattle-can"?
It's in a rattle can.

I painted my frame hammered gunmetal. I can get pics later.
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Old 11-20-2006, 07:22 PM   #6
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Ross, you are the man. Best undercarriage I ever seen on any car.

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Old 11-20-2006, 08:20 PM   #7
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Was the anodized red mixed and sprayed or was it available in "rattle-can"?
rattle can, dupli color anodized red (MC200) over dupli color metalcast ground coat(MC100). it's in all the auto parts stores
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[QUOTE=Jims79]Ross, you are the man. Best undercarriage I ever seen on any car.

thanx a lot Jim, i really appreciate that
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pretty much stock setup except for the VB+P HD strut rods. rustoleum semi-gloss black and aluminum paint and a whole lot of new fasteners.
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Rosslato - as always - WOW !.... Chris and I are heading in the same direction...

Yellow73 - grab some pics - eager to see that hammered look. Where else did ya use it? You happy with it?

I think the red really looks nice.

How does your 'painting work' hold up - how long ago did you paint it and how often do you drive it. Just trying to assess for myself and others how well each style of paint holds up

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Old 11-21-2006, 12:35 AM   #11
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sand blasted to bare metal, then rattle can Rustoleum stainless steel color and Krylon black
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Old 11-21-2006, 01:05 AM   #12
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Rosslato - as always - WOW !.... Chris and I are heading in the same direction...

Yellow73 - grab some pics - eager to see that hammered look. Where else did ya use it? You happy with it?

I think the red really looks nice.

How does your 'painting work' hold up - how long ago did you paint it and how often do you drive it. Just trying to assess for myself and others how well each style of paint holds up
i did the rear end work 8,ooo mi ago which is 2 summers & have just a few paint chips on the front of the shocks but nothing on the 1/2shafts or TA's. the frt suspension i just did last spring & have 4,ooomi on it & no chips, still like when i did it. everything Red up front is coated w/por 15 engine paint, that stuff is hard.
P S-your homepage isn't working

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hmmm - I did not relaize POR 15 had engine paint. Will check out. That is good info on the condition of your work. thanks. What did you use on the silver underbody - any difference on temps.

This is working out well - as I can see what others painted, with different color combinations.

Swede - I like how you did your links to the photos. As for my homepage... I know - will try to address after the car is back together.

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Old 11-21-2006, 08:09 AM   #14
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Rosslato is a pretty hard act to follow... ESPECIALLY with those chrome universal caps.
Here's my POR-15 frame & suspension. Frame is topcoated with Eastwood Chassis Black. I have since completed the rest of the frame, but no pics yet. I'm still lookin for those caps Ross...


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i used this stuff here, http://www.insulation4less.com/highr_FfmF.asp also did the cabin interior w/it. i have sidepipes so no probs w/cabin heat.

lookn good Eddie, go take some pics of yer latest work, would like to see. as for the universal caps, if i'd a known they were gonna go out of business i'd a bought a poopload of em, oh well. you'll just have to go capless. what shocks u using w/the TRW spring?
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Under car pictures.

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Sorry that they are huge

If I can ever find my cbale to hook my camera up I can post pics of my dad's 66 that he jsut restored and used the hammered finish on the frame.

http://i7.tinypic.com/4055vfa.jpg


Theres his car. Not completely finished in the pic.
http://i10.tinypic.com/2wd264n.jpg

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Old 11-21-2006, 11:50 AM   #18
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I'm going for the bare steel look
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Old 11-21-2006, 12:31 PM   #19
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Now that has to be one of the best looking under carriages! tell us how much you have invested in her
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what shocks u using w/the TRW spring?
Actually it's an old AOSmith 355lb composite. Running KYB GR-2 shocks (for composite) from Vansteel. No complaints...
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