Progress Thread Slow Boat To China

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  1. madmike1157

    madmike1157 the humor is still lost on me SN Certified Technician

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    Good job on the save on the firewall. I cut a small section of mine off yesterday, and then thought better of it, and welded it back.
  2. hoopty5.0

    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    Got some painting done tonight.

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  3. hoopty5.0

    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    Sanding and Sanding and Sanding and Sanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding andSanding and.....



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    This was after the first round of filler and sanding. I've applied another coat and will sand it down this afternoon after I get back from the racetrack. Nostalgia Drags are in town today!!!
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    A5literMan Mustang Master

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    Looking good. I always go watch the nostalgia drags when they come to the track:nice: Now get back to sanding!:rolleyes:
  5. hoopty5.0

    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    I have about another night or two MAX worth of sanding left in me before I say F*** this S*** and spray color in the engine bay and however it looks is what we get. It just isn't getting done and I'm in it about 40 hours from start of welding to now.

    The silver lining here is the body is straight as an arrow, with 2 known dents. Body work blows.
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    tannerc91gt More durable than coconuts and twice as fast

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    I had 1 dent. Which I filled. And will finish spraying the car Friday afternoon. And I agree with you 100%. I barely did anything and damn it I hated every second of it. Body work is an art and I'm a 3rd grader with a broken crayon.
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    stangboy Founding Member

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    This is the reason why I don't mind paying somebody else to do it for me. I don't have the patience to do body work. I'm an instant gratification kinda guy....and there is NOTHING instant about body work.
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    Noobz347 Stangnet Facilities Maint Tech... Er... Janitor Admin Dude

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    here here

    Probably why those guys get mad money.... from me. :(
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  9. madmike1157

    madmike1157 the humor is still lost on me SN Certified Technician

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    I think all of you guys are wusses.

    You listen to me, You will become Karate Master.

    Sanda the panel
    Prima the panel
    Painta the panel
    Wax on, Wax off.

    Now go kick that Cobra Kai kids ass.
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  10. hoopty5.0

    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    Confucious say:

    he who sands least, sands best.
    -or-

    a happy man is one who no gotta sand
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    screw dat grab a belt sandah and a rattle can Man! [​IMG]

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    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    I couldn't polish it enough to make the regret really stand out, unfortunately.
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    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    Yep, still sanding. Although yesterday, I was welding on a couple holes I missed and my leg felt hot. I pick up my hood to see the sheet covering the engine in flames.

    Gotta repaint the intake and a valve cover now. I have no idea how that happened!!!

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    tannerc91gt More durable than coconuts and twice as fast

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    Is this item still available?
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    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    It is. Just been busy lately.

    Also waiting on a bonus
  16. madmike1157

    madmike1157 the humor is still lost on me SN Certified Technician

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    Here's a bonus:

    There are two scoops of Raisins in Kellogs Raisin Bran. (Just thought you might not know that)

    Now,.....where are the pics of your engine compartment?
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  17. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    Now that's some funny stuff right there^^
  18. NIKwoaC

    NIKwoaC 中國製造

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    SO I'm sitting here kind of watching a recording of SNL with my wife, kind of browsing StangNet, and I read this and burst out laughing. Apparently it was about half a second before a punchline on SNL and so my wife looks at me like, "how the hell did you get that joke before it was over?"

    We've all been there man. You get caulk strong and just start hacking and wacking and then realize you've lept before you looked. Looks like you saved it though.
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  19. hoopty5.0

    hoopty5.0 Mustang Master

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    I'll have something to show this weekend. I still have some sanding to do...
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    thar ain't nuthin' a lil hacking n wacking cain't cure

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