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11-27-2009 07:23 PM Frame finish work
More work on the top of the frame today. I'm really spending a lot of time to smooth out frame horns and cradle. I figure since this area can all be seen I will try to make it look as good as possible. The roll bar plan is also coming together. Still not 100% on the roll bar but I found some PVC pipe to use for mocking up some different concepts.


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11-26-2009 09:19 PM Frame top side and roll bar mounts
I flipped the frame over and started the finish work on the top. Before I finish the epoxy coat on the top I wanted to plan and layout the roll bar mounts. Here's a few shots.





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11-22-2009 07:47 PM Hiding the welds

I didn't get as much done today as I wanted to. I sanded all the spot putty areas and ground the top of the rails. I sealed the frame again and applied two coats of epoxy primer. It took less than a quart of primer to seal and coat the entire frame.

I'm also applying structural filler on all the weld areas. A few before and after pics.



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11-21-2009 07:01 PM Frame update
I'm finally getting ahead of the frame work. Hopefully tomorrow the frame will be ready for paint. Currently I'm still sanding smooth and hitting a few spots with 3M spot putty.


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11-20-2009 05:41 PM Smoothing the rails
Today I got back to the frame work. Most of the frame is going to be visible so you almost have to finish it like the rest of the body. I knocked back the epoxy primer with some 400 paper scuffing it up and then started using high build primer to take care of the imperfections. I also skimmed coated a few areas with filler.

Primer is a wonderful thing!





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