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Old 12-05-2010, 02:46 PM
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I won't bore you with all of the pictures I took, but I thought this was a really cool Mopar. It was repainted a few years ago, has a new convertible top, and new wheels. The original 383 is sitting in the garage, and a 440 is in its place. The guy who owns the car asked me to polish the paint, clean up the chrome, and protect it. Here are a few pictures over the course of the week.

There were also generous amounts of wax left on from previous years.



You can start to see the true condition of the paint under bright lamps. This was also were I tested different combinations



After initial compounding with M105 polish and a Tangerine pad via PCXP and M205 with a Tangerine pad.



This is the passenger side. The lamps really illuminate the defects.



Same side, 50/50 with compounding only



After the finishing polish in the same area, it really cleared up



The whole passenger side was a mess, a shot as I was working my way forward.



An after shot.



The drivers side had a ton of swirls and scratches.



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The trunk was covered with defects.



A progress shot of the trunk.



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After the red paint was finished I focused my attention to the lower rocker panels. They still had some embedded contaminants that I removed with a bug and tar remover, and clay.



Polished up and sealed.



The interior was wiped down, and the sills were polished.



Here are a few after shots, although the sun was not out











The customer asked that I deliver the car to him. It was a nerve racking 30 minute drive. I have never driven an older car, and being 23 I am naive to a car with no seatbelts, not many automatic features, lack of amenities/radio, etc. It was a blast to drive though!
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That is one beautiful ride, awesome job with the detail, looks fantastic!

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outstanding job, well done
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Awesome job. Love the old iron.
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You did a awesome job . Looks great . Some rep for ya .
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Good Job!!!!!
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you do damn fine work, i bet you have a lot of hours tied up in it
I bet he was happy even as he paid you
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