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Old 04-10-2012, 09:35 PM
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Looking at your pics, just did one of those same hoods on a 67. Was a new aftermarket that was loaded with ripples right out of the box. Had to skim that whole hood and had a lot of time in it too. The real "trick" to the skim coating is to get the whole side of the hood, from the edge to the center with one shot of the skim coat being just thick enough in the low spots to being even to the highs. When you have to go back and skim the lows again, that is where a lot of people have the trouble of trying to get that "new" skim coat feathered into the existing filler = ripples.......
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