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Martin,

It looks like you have plenty of room to work on the car. Did you remove the chrome trim around the windshield?

Now the fun begins... block, block, block!

Later,

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All the trim, chrome, window seals and all door mechanisms were removed. It was a lot more work but I'm glad I did as I found multiple problems with everything I removed. Now all the window motors, regulators and latches work like new.
The car will be block sanded at least twice then sealed....then the color!
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Beautiful work, Martin. Wish you lived closer to me.
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With another coat of sealer and another of gray primer for tone for the base coat, we applied 3 coats of base, 2 of clear with a 3rd coat on the front sections for extra protection.
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Oooh, That looks nice!
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That is a beautiful color, Martin! What is the name of the paint color?
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Thanx Anders and Yellowrose. It is a modified Tangerine Metallic. With the flash it appears a little light but under a setting sun or garage light it is more a copper tone with tangerine highlights. Angelina is becoming rather sexy! Certainly different from when I started. My girlfriend is already showing signs of jealousy.
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"You spend more time with your car than you do with me."

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard that sentence.....
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"You spend more time with your car than you do with me."

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard that sentence.....
The conversation went a little like this...

Her: I'm afraid that your going to spend all your time in the garage when the car comes back from the painter.
Me: (silence)
Her: I'm afraid the car will be more important than our relationtionship.
Me: (silience)
Her: You know it's only a car...right?
Me: (silence)
Her: We never talk anymore.
Me: (silence) and rolling my eyes...
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Cars dont drag you to shopping malls.....

Cars dont complain about you drinking too much beer on weekends.....

Cars dont care if you look like a dirty hobo when you're with them....

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The conversation went a little like this...

Her: I'm afraid that your going to spend all your time in the garage when the car comes back from the painter.
Me: (silence)
Her: I'm afraid the car will be more important than our relationtionship.
Me: (silience)
Her: You know it's only a car...right?
Me: (silence)
Her: We never talk anymore.
Me: (silence) and rolling my eyes...
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