Slowly but surely

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Bill33

Blaine, WA



Just about gave up on this one......
Well gradually the paint and polish is coming to an end but what a pain to sand and polish the underside of the front fenders. I thought the inside of the deck lid was going to do me in, but the underside of the front fenders has that beat. Not only too many sharp corners, but all the surfaces are curved to boot. Finally finished ONE.....not looking forward to the other one. I wonder how long that paint will last once it hits the road? The paint on the underside of the '33 still looks good after 20 years and 93,000 kms, but this is a different brand. This fender was missing a corner from metal fatigue, had the typical rust issues and had been flattened and beat up but came out nice in the end.









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  • Bill33
    May 19, 2017 at 9:03 AM


  • It had better last more than several years....lol. My '33 has been on the road for 20 years and 93,000 kms and the paint still looks like new, although does have a few minor road rash marks.


  • edyson82
    May 19, 2017 at 4:18 AM


  • As long as you did the prep really well, the paint will last for several years.

  • barrybenson
    Apr 18, 2017 at 12:16 AM


  • What an awesome transformation! Would love to see pictures of the finished product.

  • loafer
    Apr 1, 2017 at 2:13 PM


  • Great before and after pics, Someone is a magician to make that fender way better than new . You probably will have no finger prints left by the time your done sanding and polishing . Too bad allot of your hard work be hidden underneath and not seen
    Thanks for sharing slow and steady will get er dun .



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