BUILD THREAD 87 CuTTlass EFI build: 11/12/19-ECU PANEL DONE

Texas82GP

Texas82GP

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Apr 3, 2015
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Ha, yeah I should go ahead and buy my grave plot beforehand.
But all the overspray will stick to the plastic. Get it all cleaned up before she gets home and then burn up a bag of popcorn in the microwave, BAD. It will cover your tracks smell wise.:sneaky:
 
melloelky

melloelky

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Oct 22, 2017
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I'm off the rest of the week, and unfortunately it's cold, windy and raining so not sure what I'll get done. However, I took the brackets out, sprayed them real quick, then brought them inside to let them cure properly. They look better now, but if the wife came home she'd be pissed lol...
Something to think about,all the smaller parts (shy of a bigger body part)i blast and in this weather i warm with small handheld torch over them.that way the part get some heat and it burns off any contaminants.especially with the blasted ones they're to rough to wax and grease. Go straight to seal/paint.next time your scrambling outside with parts a light wave with the torch might buy you a little time and some free paint adhesion in the process
 
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Daca214

Daca214

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Dec 1, 2017
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45 minutes to cut off the frame horns?????

I guess they never stole and striped a car before!!

White boy chop shop!!!

:banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:
90's NY .....Allegedly a lot of bare frames got left across the border into Long Island.
 
Injectedcutty

Injectedcutty

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Nov 24, 2014
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Ran to my local metal supermarket so I could get a small sheet of aluminum to work on the ECM mount. They had a perfect piece in the scrap bin and I was out the door for $5!!!
Got the template transferred, went nextdoor to the fab shop a d the neighbor trimmed it down real quick with some HF electric shears. I grinded it down to where I need it. Obviously still needs some holes drilled but this should work out swell!
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Injectedcutty

Injectedcutty

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Nov 24, 2014
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With the weather being super nice today, I had to get something productive done outside. The long dreaded driver side wheelwell has been getting attention as I've hit it with 220 and almost done with 320. Have to spot putty a few areas, then block in 400 and 600 but that'll have to wait.

It was more imperative to paint since the bottom is gonna fall out of the temp the next few days!!! So instead of testing out the SEM texture coating I just went for it! I taped off most of the gauge surround, and used Donovan's tip of doing a blend repair to get the area tackled. The first couple coats were applied really light to get the feel of it, then I laid down heavier coats, untaped some of the area and blended it out the best I could think to do it!
I think it looks awesome, hard to get the real feel in the pics, but I might hit the edges with a grey scuff pad to ensure the blend is seamless before color coat. Thanks again Donovan for sharing your knowledge, it saved the day!
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