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Had some time today since I took off work early. By the sounds of it I might have a lot of free time real soon. Most likely going to work 24 hours one week, 32 the next. They say we will get paid 40. We shall see. Anyhow, I took the da to the steel divider that goes behind the rear seat. Put a coat of PA then master series on it, then wetted the roof structure and wiped it down with the PA as we put it on heavy the other night and didn't wipe it down. Then a coat of master series on it as well. Hopefully ill get a turkey tomorrow and can get another coat on all of it.
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Been working on the house nonstop to get on the market this summer. But I've had a few days to sneak off to the shop. Fitted the p side and d side toe boards. Waiting to weld them in until I get my MSS primer, as my half a can had cured on me.
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This morning I thought I want to do something, a bit fun, will accomplish something thats bothering me for 20+years. I'm gonna weld in the patch in the dash where a previous owner thought some gauges would look ok. He had hired a beaver to chew the metal dash out and adjusted it with a hammer as well. I picked up the patch from the same car I got the roof from. I thought a couple hours fitting it followed by a quick weld up with the tig.... thats where I was wrong. I got it fitted rather quickly, then my tig is a small 110 miller that I picked up dirt cheap about 5 years ago. I've toyed with it a couple times and it always worked well. I struggled with it, the dash is super thin and I could not get a good arc. I finally managed to get it done but damn it took longer than I expected. Now I gotta weld up a coulle holes and the dash will be ready for filler.
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Also I have the subframe connectores fitted and clamped in. I have to go back to night shift so ill be staying up tonight to weld them in, once I verify my shell is where I want it. Then I'll be ready to weld up the toe boards and install the floor.
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Got the sfc about 75% welded on, will have to finish the rest on the rotisserie. I do not think this car is gonna flex much at all, convertible inner rockers, tin man fab sfc, and a new floor. Gonna grab a snak and then prime the toe board patches and hopefully get them in tonight.
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Been waiting all day on this to show up. Of course it shows up at home when I'm at work.
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Got off work this am and had some hitches to powdercoat (I do them for a local powersports company that manufacturers them.) So I threw in my timing pointer just because.
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That looks good I’ve always wanted to powder coat. Do you use the gun? And what size oven?
 

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That looks good I’ve always wanted to powder coat. Do you use the gun? And what size oven?
I've just got an eastwood gun and an old double oven I picked up on Facebook for dirt cheap.
 

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Toe boards 95% in. A small patch, then get the floor ready to go in.
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More prep for the floor install. Grind welds down, clean with wire wheels and flap disc, then metal prep. Next ill throw on a coat of master coat. Found a crack in the flange of the rear p side subframe and some spot welds that had pulled loose.
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Two coats of MSS on. Now to prep the floor pan.
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Some welding I needed to finish up before I can get it off the body jig.
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