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 Post subject: Re: Tundra 7 442
PostPosted: April 25, 2021, 7:24 pm 
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Wow, we'll see you coming up to the cabin way off. I'll be there late June

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PostPosted: April 25, 2021, 8:47 pm 
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Trochu wrote:
I was hoping to see paint on it when I clicked and I was not disappointed. That's bright! Looks good.

Thanks, I think it’s going to take a month to sink in. I have a feeling my gas stops won’t be 30min anymore. It was hard to stop anywhere in raw aluminum. I’m not one that flocks to attention either. I just like color.

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PostPosted: April 25, 2021, 8:48 pm 
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Wow, we'll see you coming up to the cabin way off. I'll be there late June

That’s awesome, I am totally free late June :D

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PostPosted: April 30, 2021, 11:21 pm 
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Might as well document all of this. What ya think?
I saw it 2 days ago and I’m not looking forward to the clean up. The poor thing is trashed.


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PostPosted: April 30, 2021, 11:45 pm 
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Steve, looking at the pics I have no idea what you're talking about. Is there an issue with the paint job? Or are you just yanking our chains?

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My glaucoma makes seeing some detail hard ut I see nothing here other than reflections in the shiny and nice looking paint.

I again side with Perry.\

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PostPosted: May 1, 2021, 8:32 am 
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Steve, looking at the pics I have no idea what you're talking about. Is there an issue with the paint job? Or are you just yanking our chains?

HA! Kinda caught me by surprise your looking for a problem. I didn’t expect that angle. Just a picture of new stripes. This is all I’ve seen of them. I don’t think there is a problem.

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PostPosted: May 1, 2021, 9:09 am 
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Great paint combo. One of the best I've seen. :cheers:

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PostPosted: May 1, 2021, 9:34 am 
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Agreed on the paint. It will be nice to see the whole car assembled and on its wheels, etc.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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Miatav8,MstrASE,A&P,F wrote:
Great paint combo. One of the best I've seen. :cheers:

Thanks. Idk if “best” is fair but ok.

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PostPosted: May 22, 2021, 7:17 pm 
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I finished fitting the bonnet and nose Thursday night. Got it on the road today and drove a little bit. I drove it to a party with car people today which was fun. Pounded on it a little bit. It’s so nice to be done with it and driving a real finished car. It’s quieter and a lot less banging of sheet metal. I put 1/8 foam on the bonnet seats on the nose and scuttle. It’s very bright which is fun.


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So is that the primer coat?????? TeeHee!!!!!!! Looks good to me. Russ

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PostPosted: May 22, 2021, 9:35 pm 
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It's looking very, very good.

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That is a sweet looking car! Nicely done. The color and brightwork really sets it off. Congratulations.
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That looks great :cheers:

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