All posts in category Body Work

The good, the bad , and the ugly

Diagnosing and removing any rust.   New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos

Refurbished undercarriage

Violet’s under belly was wire wheeled and degreased and etched. She was then coated with two coats of POR15 time will tell hos good this stuff really is. I prepared it wrong the first time and i had to redo it all…weeee New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos

Seam Cleaning

New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos Cleaning out Veronica’s seams with a Fein FM250 oscillating tool.

Rear Lower Corner Repair Panels

New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos Removing any rust panels…even the tiniest ones.

Fuel Tank Bracket

New Boot and Syncro Fuel tank bracket. I am thinking of making a kit for the kids converting from 2wd to 4wd. This fuel tank bracket was fabricated by a local HVAC shop. Eric Zeno and I came up with the design. The Bracket is 20 gauge metal and works perfectly. New photo by daniel […]

Fender Well Rehab

New photo by daniel minskey / Google Photos Small detail of the rear fender well. Wire Wheeled . Degreased. Etched two times, then POR15ed.

Up on the rack

Heres Violet looking down on us all. Time for the rust inspection. The plan is to wire wheel the whole underneath. Then spray with a rust prohibitor, a nice coat of Por 15,  and lastly a coat of Mortons truck liner will be applied to the whole  under belly and fender wells. You cant stop […]