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Today 06:11 PM
idrivejunk I also love the black epoxy. Thats what I did today!
Today 04:02 PM
deadbodyman
Quote:
Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
Yeah, especially since I've been watching the clear coat peel off little by little over the last several years. The base coat starting to go in the middle, and the surface rust, was the final straw. The roof is next.

Dave
I love the black epoxy. you might not even want to paint it.
Today 08:42 AM
waynep712 oh... i ran across this from several years ago

Cable Penetrations Almost Did In The EMMA MAERSK - gCaptain

and the accident report if the link in the above article does not work for you. pictures are great in the link below..

http://www.dmaib.com/ulykkesrapporte...ary%202013.pdf
Yesterday 06:59 AM
cozwurth
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Always nice getting parts wrapped in primer.
Feels like you're getting somewhere.
Yeah, especially since I've been watching the clear coat peel off little by little over the last several years. The base coat starting to go in the middle, and the surface rust, was the final straw. The roof is next.

Dave
07-23-2016 11:57 PM
The Belgian
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Originally Posted by waynep712 View Post

sorry.. i did not really comprehend exactly what you needed when you posted.. then it came to me.. will the wire colors on the replacement turn signal harness match the truck harness colors that i posted?? i don't know..
Thanks!
this is the exact thing that i need. had just figured it out from the diagram i've sent you in a PM.

Today i'll be working on it and i'll keep you updated
07-23-2016 08:14 PM
idrivejunk All I've been doing is Datsun dents and mud. Checked on Mike yesterday, he is making good progress (see pic).
07-23-2016 08:06 PM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
I cleaned the hood with some of my shopline wax and grease remover first, and let that flash off. I went back over it with the SPI waterborne W&G remover. It actually picked up a little more stuff that was left behind by the other. Surprised me.

Dave
Normally, water-based degreasers are intended to be used first (prior to sanding is also a good idea), and solvent is used for final cleaning. For best results.
07-23-2016 06:47 PM
John long I am still plugging away on the subframe. Got the outer plates cut out and ruffed in. I realize I have beat this thing to death but it is exciting to see it taking shape..

John

07-23-2016 06:43 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
I was finally able to get a little more work done on the truck today. Two coats of SPI black epoxy laid down pretty well. Started off by DA'ing the entire hood, especially the area with the surface rust.


I ended up using an electric DA because my little compressor was having a hard time keeping up, and it was spitting water on the hood. Not a good thing. Took most down to bare metal, and the rest down to the factory primer.


I cleaned the hood with some of my shopline wax and grease remover first, and let that flash off. I went back over it with the SPI waterborne W&G remover. It actually picked up a little more stuff that was left behind by the other. Surprised me.
I mixed up the primer, and while I was waiting for it to induce I changed out my air hose, drained the tank, and got ready to spray. I'm sure my gun settings are not the best, but the primer laid down pretty well.


This is after the first coat, and I had a couple of thin spots. Had to mix up another batch to spray the second coat. No pics after the second coat. The black shows all of the dings along the front of the hood that will have to be filled, but that's another job for another day...

Dave
Always nice getting parts wrapped in primer.
Feels like you're getting somewhere.
07-23-2016 03:53 PM
cozwurth I was finally able to get a little more work done on the truck today. Two coats of SPI black epoxy laid down pretty well. Started off by DA'ing the entire hood, especially the area with the surface rust.





I ended up using an electric DA because my little compressor was having a hard time keeping up, and it was spitting water on the hood. Not a good thing. Took most down to bare metal, and the rest down to the factory primer.



I cleaned the hood with some of my shopline wax and grease remover first, and let that flash off. I went back over it with the SPI waterborne W&G remover. It actually picked up a little more stuff that was left behind by the other. Surprised me.
I mixed up the primer, and while I was waiting for it to induce I changed out my air hose, drained the tank, and got ready to spray. I'm sure my gun settings are not the best, but the primer laid down pretty well.



This is after the first coat, and I had a couple of thin spots. Had to mix up another batch to spray the second coat. No pics after the second coat. The black shows all of the dings along the front of the hood that will have to be filled, but that's another job for another day...

Dave
07-23-2016 08:44 AM
waynep712
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Originally Posted by The Belgian View Post
that's why i need the wiring diagram so i can figure out the right color of wire and it's correct function. just to sure where to connect the nex wires. been using google a while now and only can seem to find a 58 diagram. not sure if it's the right one though
well.. i was just sending a PM.. when my program crashed.. i don't know if it went thru..

i did some additional research..

the shee-mar SM180 might be your turn signal switch..

White wire from the brake light witch.

Yellow is from the turn signal flasher.

Dark blue to the right front turn signal lamp.

Light blue to the left front turn signal lamp.

Violet or purple to the right rear stop turn signal lamp.

Pink to the Left rear stop turn lamp

perhaps this will help..

PS... i almost always have a special circuit tester/test light for working on turn signal circuits... i remove the conventional bulb and use a tubular bulb with terminals on either end.. i usually use a 212-2 dome light bulb.. but you should have various options there with some with pointed caps on the ends.. <==> these usually have enough amp draw to force the turn signal flasher to operate when you probe the connectors..

sorry.. i did not really comprehend exactly what you needed when you posted.. then it came to me.. will the wire colors on the replacement turn signal harness match the truck harness colors that i posted?? i don't know..
07-23-2016 07:49 AM
Too Many Projects Yesterday, John and I cleaned up the last of the grinding and scraping on the bottom of the Chevelle. It is ready for blasting. Been a long time coming and I'm not looking forward to that job either. I took the quarter windows and hardware out, again, to paint the interior too. The mechanisms got full of blast sand from the first round anyway and need a thorough cleaning.
07-22-2016 10:35 PM
MARTINSR Well damn it, I had a hard night last night, I have been beat all day long and was about to fall asleep on the couch when I forced myself up and out to the garage to put in my five minutes. I was able to finish off the rest of the wheel opening moulding I started the other night, whoo hooo!

I found one set of these mouldings on Ebay that had "general dings" over them for a "driver" on sale for $469 so I am thinking I should easily be able to get the money to rebuild my torch regulators so I can get back to work on the truck! I may even end up getting larger tanks for the it too.

Brian
07-22-2016 05:13 PM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Belgian View Post
that's why i need the wiring diagram so I can figure out the right color of wire and it's correct function. just to sure where to connect the nex wires. been using google a while now and only can seem to find a 58 diagram. not sure if it's the right one though
'58 and '59 are pretty much the same vehicle. I would reference the '58 diagram and see if the colors are the same as yours.
07-22-2016 04:58 PM
John long I put my plasma cutter to good use today. I cut some verticle plates to go inside the frame rails to help stiffen them up. I don't know if it really needed them but it certainly won't hurt them to be there.
John

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