1968 DOHC 4.6 Coupe Project

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    Yes that will be ok
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    I had a friend replace the seals and filter

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    After Brian cleaned it

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    I sprayed 2 coats of SPI gray epoxy

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    I will be busy block sanding this weekend getting ready for paint

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    I sanded with 320 than epoxy primed white

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    After lightly wet sanding they were sprayed with SPI Red followed the next day with SPI Universal Clear.

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    Steve Baur the editor of Modified Mustangs & Fords Magazine asked if I would give 20 tips on how to do a paint job and wanted me to paint the Coupe for a future bodywork issue.

    I have the doors and fenders painted

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    I epoxy primed the body yesterday with SPI white and today we are wet sanding getting ready for paint.

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    Yesterday I sprayed 3 coats of SPI Red

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    Wowzers! Can't wait to see it put together, sanded and buffed!
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    It did not have clear on it yet in that picture
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    coooool been waiting to see some color looks great
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    I sprayed 3 coats of SPI Universal clear

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    Rusty,
    I can't wait to see this car fully assembled and some pics (or vids) of you "undercoating" the rear wheel wells with molten rubber!:hail:
    Gene
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    i wish we were able to use real paint here in calif, instead of colord water
    this stuff is terriable ,you guys dont know how lucky you are .oh how i miss
    centari:cry:
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    Ready to come out of the booth for wet sanding

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    After wet sanding with 400 Brian taped again and it is ready for 3 more coats of clear

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    Six coats of SPI clear after it sits a few days we will start wet sanding than buff

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    wow that car looks smooth ! same wheels i have. imo the best looking wheels for 65-68
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    Man I just read the whole thread, love the car!! Any update, would love to see it finished!
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    what company makes those wheels? i could see a set of those on my 69. especialy if i go black. were the spinners seperate or come with the wheels?
    they look expensive. Jim
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    According to Rusty, the wheels are Edelbrock 454. I've hunted and found them to be no longer made but someone (Iforgot who) makes a clone of them. I agree that they are awesome!
    HTH,
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