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Wet sanding Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont hood

We have let the hood for Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont sit over night after painting it and baking it. We are now starting to wet sand it with 800 grit wet paper and will continue until we get to 3000 grit. We will then start a three step polishing process using 3m compounds and polishes.

Parts for Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont in the paint booth

Here are some of the parts for Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont in the paint booth. After painting and baking. We bake the parts at 125 degrees Fahrenheit for an hour after the spraying of the paint and clear is done. We will let them sit over night and then start the process of wet sanding (...)

The body of Dave’s 1948 Ford Anglia is painted

Dave’s 1948 Ford Anglia frame is back from powder coating. We had that stainless grade eight hardware come in and and we bolted it back together. The body is finally painted and we will now start wet sanding and polishing.

Dave’s 1948 Ford Anglia is back from powder coating

Dave’s 1948 Ford Anglia frame is back from powder coating. We are waiting on some stainless grade eight hardware and then we will be bolting it back together. While we are waiting for that we have the underside of the body to paint and it will be painted later this week.

Painting Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont

We are now in the painting stage of Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont restoration project. We painted the dash and front cowl semi gloss black and once they were dry over the weekend we masked it and painted inside the body shell, firewall and trunk. We then finished sanding the outside of the car with 800-1000 (...)

Getting the 1948 Ford Anglia ready for final primer

More progress on the 1948 Ford Anglia custom car build, we were focusing on the interior and we installed power windows, mounted the air conditioning duct work and installed all dash and console parts. We blocked down the first primer and now the body is back on the rotisserie getting ready for final primer. We (...)

Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont is finished the primer stage

We finished some body work on Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont restoration project and all the trim pieces have been fitted. At this stage of the restoration the Beaumont has been through its first primer stage and we are blocking down the primer. We have bolted everything back together before blocking in order to get everything (...)

Body Work on Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont

We finished the welding of Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont and now we are doing some body work. You can see the rear window trim in the picture, all the trim pieces are fitted as the body work is being done so we can make sure we have nice gaps and edges by the time we (...)

Welding Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont big block

We are now in the welding stages with Dan’s 1968 Pontiac Beaumont. Dan brought us this car that he has had for over 30 years. We have replaced the inner and outer wheel wells, 1/4 panels, front fenders and repaired the doors. We also cut out all the rusted metal from the doors and sandblasted. (...)

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