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Old 06-04-2012, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by gwh
but body NOT removed from chassis. Assume (not there yet) all body work on panels and body is done and that everything is primered, but no panels have yet been re-installed to body.

1. At what stage of painting should panels be fitted?
The panels should be fitted during the body work process, so that you can make metal work adjustments to the fit before painting, if necessary. You may have to change the contour of one panel to fit the other or what ever is necessary for proper alignment.
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