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paintin and flames

By FriedGreenTMater

Filed under: 1989 Chevrolet Suburban (pickle truck)

6/02 finally got all the little knick knacks back on the truck, now maybe I won't get drowned when it's wet out. Those drip rails actually work. no pictures yet.

5/23 Painted the whole thing last weekend and started the wet-sand for second coat yesterday. I have some serious adhesion problems on the left rear quarter, did I forget to wipe down? Too sick in the gut to take pictures. looks like I'm starting over.

didn't see this nice feature before I edited the main blog, did a little taping last night, but no pictures yet. I'm thinking this paint job will look real nice from twenty or thirty feet away. leaves a lot to be desired from close up though.

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unique79ta’s Profile Photo
Jun 24, 2008 at 2:41 pm
The tractor paint is difficult to sand to a fine finish. Our worst problem was the car had been mowed around for years and no matter how much sanding we did we couldn't get the nicks to blend. It's also hard to get an even sheen. After I got done air brushing we clear coated it to give it an even look. Still cost less than$200 to paint the car! As you said "It looks fine from 20 feet!!!"

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