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Masking for painting the edging.

Masking for edging the cowl area.

Hood back on. It's that time.

Painting the jambs.

Painting the outside, first coat and edging.

Buffing up stainless trim..

Making some trim clips.

Making the side dash marks hole templet.

Painting the inside.

Re placement of the stands.

Radio repair.

The rear removed for restoration.

Making new leafs to install.

Painting the rear ax.

The 1962 fairlane was badly rusted.

The 1962 fairlane was badly rusted.

Seats needed a lot of work too.

I do own a sewing machine, 1932 Consew Singer.

Removing the old material around the old vinyl.

Sewing on new beads for the centers.

Now, sewing in the new centers.

Hog ring placement and install.

Installing the beading.

Installing the centers.

Very strong old sewing machine.

Patching the spring covers. RAW patching.

Starting the booth-garage.

Making progress on the booth-garage.

Made from wood and bulleting board vinyl.

The nut and bolt painted wall.

Parts painted.

Booth painting. Edging some parts.

Parts painting in the home made booth.

Painting a few parts. To be painted again.

The home made buffing machine. Made from a washing machine.

repairing the rear rail.

Bending sheet metal patch.

Patching the rear lobes.

hand made dog leg.

Finishing the patching welding in.

Plastic (Bondo) Smooth over the roughing.

Plastic (Bondo) Smooth over the roughing.

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  This peice gets cut out. The rail repaired, then that peice repaired, and then added on to where the rust was... I can not get into the end of the rail without removing this section.

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  There are areas on this peice that are rusted away. They will be replaced.

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  Found some plastic here. This area will stay. It is done well... However, the rust must go, and the bad metal must go...

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  getting ready to put the good metal in this area. Lots of places here that is difficult to get into.

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  This area took up a few days... Still, there is some more to do here. But that is later...

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  Patching is in. Found two other places along the rail rusted. They are fixed.
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6-5-13
  Well, today was rain.... Overcast, dark, and at times, pored rain.... It did stop around 4PM, but too late to start, and too wet... So, we wait until another day... But, I did get a chance today to work on the pictures and the next video :-)... So, the pictures below are from yesterday. I finished the video today.... And, in this video you will see just how quickly I work!.... For now, here's the pictures. Later gator...


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  Cutting metal custom patches to weld in... Sometimes, not a easy thing to do.

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  The part I cut out is getting fixed, welded back in, and all the rusted away metal replaced.

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  Rusted through. About an inch by a 1/2 inch area. Fixed, filled, and patched.

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  making a bend, and welded back on.

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  Viced into place, then welded in. Then, patching from the car.

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  After grinding the slag, and the other rust and paint off. We do a pre undercoat.

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  Gookin' good!. The undercoat will protect until the whole undercar gets a couple of coats of undercoat.

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  Looking good. I beleive this part is the hardest of this area. I hope. We shall see.
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06-07-13
  Tomorrow, scattered showers, so they say. We'll see how the sky looks after I get my running done in the morning. If looks like a go, at least for a few hours, I'll do it. If not, Sunday is Partly sunny... Rained today, down pours at times. I was working today, so no big deal there. Doing some additional computer work tonight. Until next time. See ya!.


06-10-13
  Another weekend has passed. Rain most of the time, but I was able to do a little bit. The floor pocket area, the rocker panel two rust places, a little bit in the wheel well.. Thats about it... More is planned for next weekend... Here's some picutres.


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  Making a paper templet for the rounded area of the well. Then, transfer the lines to metal, cut, and weld in.

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  Cut the rest of the missing shape metal, and weld in.

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  Grind the welds, smooth the welds, and prep for primer when the time is right.

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  The last area to complete this side of the floor is welded in.

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  The two rust holes. The left one got bigger as more rust metal has to be removed. It is fixed, and a coat of primer is on. (not shown)

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  Wheel well, inside. This little area is the only inside well problem, other than removing cracked undercoat and re coating. I have to pay some attention to under the new peice too. That will be next time. Hopefully, I will remember that.
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