Monday, June 25, 2012

Getting VERY Close

It's been awhile since I posted on the car because I've been putting most of my documentation efforts into my youtube channel:

I have the hoods on, the wiring harness is 90% complete and I think I am just a couple weeks away from the first drive in decades.  I'll try to post up some detail photos here in the next couple weeks.

This is the car as of Saturday night

Monday, April 9, 2012

Wide Whites and Painted Wheels

My Coker Classic 2-1/4" white walls arrived this past week and I was able to get my wheels painted to match the body color of the car. I can't wait to get these mounted up and on the vehicle.

I did a 3 part series on how to paint your wheels the professional way. This is not as expensive as most people would think. It's about $50 for a quart sprayable of urethane basecoat and about $30-50 for the clearcoat. I used Matrix MPB (Matrix Premium Basecoat) Gecko Green Metallic for the color and MS-42 High Gloss Urethane Clearcoat. I bought the base and clear from

Wheel sitting on the new tire with hubcap