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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyTue May 27, 2014 9:15 am

ROBO, ROBO, ROBO !!!

Looking good dude  thumbsup 
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyFri Jun 06, 2014 7:06 pm

Been but dead razz 
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyFri Jun 06, 2014 8:04 pm

Got the sail panel done.It's a mofo to get it right.still some tweaking to do but it's gonna look a whole lot better.
Filled the gap with kitty hair bondo followed by a skim of reg bondo. Risky, I know, but...nice.


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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyFri Jun 06, 2014 8:14 pm

awesome....
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyFri Aug 29, 2014 4:02 pm

NEED AN UPDATE
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyFri Aug 29, 2014 7:46 pm

Still sanding.I hope to have her done by mid sept
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySat Aug 30, 2014 9:31 am

Looking good robo! I love the shaved rivi look
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Aug 31, 2014 2:04 am

Thanks buddy smile been sanding most of the day.Bought a set of Dura Blocks,they make all the difference in the world in terms of leveling of the panels

http://www.amazon.com/Trade-Associates-AF44L-Piece-Sanding/dp/B000ED8UOG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1409465061&sr=8-1&keywords=dura+block+kit
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 01, 2014 12:20 am

That sanding block set sure looks handy. I need to order a set for my upcoming bodywork. I bought a smashed Rivi with extra parts

smoke 3gears
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 01, 2014 12:21 am

I'm going to post a picture of my Rivi right now. Its under major surgery
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Sep 21, 2014 9:18 pm

I hope these come out.My comp crashed a few weeks ago and am on the gfs comp

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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Sep 21, 2014 9:25 pm

Wow....robo.WILD.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Sep 21, 2014 9:30 pm

Thanks buddy! Still gotta do the trim,bumpers,mirrors,gas door & the roof.Gonna paint it black.
Then put her all back together.Forgot the wheels.Thinkin about painting 'em flat black or 2 tone black/silver.Still gotta clear coat the underside of the trunk lid and hood.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Sep 21, 2014 9:49 pm

Freakin sweet. Almost looks like a candy coat. If someone would have said this color on this car I would have been skeptical but now that I see it it looks pretty nice.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptySun Sep 21, 2014 9:55 pm

Robo...this candy green metallic is crazy good.Awesome.Can't wait to see her all put together and out in the sun.....
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 9:39 am

That is an awesome color! Looks great!
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 9:48 am

Well, ya can't call it the turtle!

Thanks for the update, homie! Keep em coming!
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 2:11 pm

Thanks fellas!
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm

Great color! Looks like you did a great job. Keep the pics coming.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 9:14 pm

Robo,who painted the car ?.....showroom quality.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 10:43 pm

stan wrote:
Robo,who painted the car ?.....showroom quality.

I did.The masking tape I used along the quarter panel window shifted a bit and did not get covered by the paint.I now have to touch up those areas affected.Bummer.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 11:12 pm

DAAAAAAANG Robo...........
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyMon Sep 22, 2014 11:59 pm

....shit happens what can I tell ya
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyTue Sep 23, 2014 2:23 pm

Looks great. I can't wait to see the finished product.
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PostSubject: Re: preppin for paint   preppin for paint - Page 8 EmptyTue Sep 23, 2014 4:04 pm

WOW!!!
 Great work, Robo. And a beautiful color choice. Wouldn't have thought to pick that color
myself--and that's my loss. Looking forward to seeing the finished job--on a calendar.
 
 I don't really want to push you, but I should mention here that one of the primary things on
my bucket list is to see your Riv when it's really completed, new custom bumpers and all. And I'm probably not going to last too much longer.
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