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Offline VileZambonie

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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #330 on: August 07, 2016, 09:28:54 AM »
Guess i haven't updated my own posts in a while. Been so busy doing construction around the house I've back burnered everything else. PPG base coat clear coat.
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Mutt Project
« Reply #331 on: August 08, 2016, 12:33:21 PM »
Let me know when your not so busy (which is never, lol) so i can swing by and see the mutt up close. 

...of course thats just an excuse to get you to tinker with my truck. Lol
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #332 on: October 02, 2016, 08:44:59 PM »
The black 'nose' with the orange paint is slick. Hard to believe you started this project almost 10 years ago and I remember then it came after the 74 re-do was started but before or after Pinky?.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #333 on: October 04, 2016, 12:05:17 PM »
Yeah i got this truck from a buddy whose father wanted it out of his yard. It was to be the recipient of donor parts to complete its frankenbuild but many things happened after I started on this one. I changed jobs, crashed my Harley into Bambi and got all busted up, many girlfriends, lost my dog, took on major construction projects at my house, built two new decks, put in a pool, dropped a couple hundred trees, new roof, new gutters new windows, new doors, insulation, boiler, domestic water treatment system, had two kids etc etc and I keep going on these projects slowly but surely some how. One thing I've done is pushed them off for the nicer weather especially since I've had this excavator at my house. I would rather play in that thing all day than do body work that's for sure!I'm not happy with the fitment of the drivers side fender so I am swapping it out with another one. Another setback
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #334 on: October 04, 2016, 06:57:09 PM »
Wow! some saturdays i stare out the window and cant decide to go hiking or biking, or fiddle around with truck. You've been busy,,,,and still are. My only problem/project or task in life is that friggen vibration. (and it aint the engine, of course).
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #335 on: October 05, 2016, 12:21:47 AM »
Holy crap have I been away from here for THAT long? Wow Vile, you been busy with life.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #336 on: October 05, 2016, 05:09:09 PM »
Wow! some saturdays i stare out the window and cant decide to go hiking or biking, or fiddle around with truck. You've been busy,,,,and still are. My only problem/project or task in life is that friggen vibration. (and it aint the engine, of course).

Are you sure you aren't sitting on vibrating pillow?
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #337 on: October 05, 2016, 08:00:06 PM »
LOL!!! Vile thats it, your a genius! All this time....lol
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #338 on: October 06, 2016, 05:09:25 PM »
PPG base coat clear coat.

Is that your normal go to paint? I like the Nason(Dupont) paints over PPG, but PPG still has good paint for the cost.

I really like the look of the truck, can't wait to see it all finished up.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #339 on: October 06, 2016, 06:49:42 PM »
No it's expensive and not very forgiving in my opinion. I've had better luck with Akzo Nobel paints and saved $$ but I don't mix brands once I start with something so it'll be in PPG.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #340 on: October 07, 2016, 08:34:07 AM »
Nice looking truck! What did you use for the cab floor and firewall some kind of bed liner?

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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #341 on: October 08, 2016, 08:17:21 AM »
I used truck bed liner on this one since i had a few extra gallons.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #342 on: October 24, 2016, 06:53:43 PM »
How much paint did you end up using on the cab, fenders, and hood? I am thinking of something like 1.5 gallons mixed should be plenty enough to do inside and out on my truck, I am leaving the bed for later, as it needs work and is cheap aftermarket(thin and fitment of rear is off). I know an old school VW bug took about 1.5 gallons, the last time I did one, and I think the bug has a little more area. Just don't want to find myself in bind needing paint, first time I'm doing a full size truck.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #343 on: October 24, 2016, 07:02:17 PM »
It really depends on how many coats. I used 3x what a body shop would use plus I decided to change out the doors and the hood after painting them because I wasn't happy with the fitment. Now with my level of analism I am going to replace the LF fender because I want this to be perfect. So more paint. lol

Prefit all of your body panels, do all of your body work and I suggest waiting at least 2 weeks before painting due to shrinkage. Be 100% happy before you decide to shoot and 2 gallons should cover you inside and out. If you are only doing the outside just get a gallon. Always better to have extra from the same batch.
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Re: Mutt Project
« Reply #344 on: October 24, 2016, 07:26:07 PM »
Two gallons it is, I just finished the body work, just need to find the right time to to start spraying. I'm not going all out on this truck as it will be a work/daily truck, but I do want it to look good...the first scratch is still going to hurt though, i keep thinking of different ways it will happen...


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