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Old 02-29-2012, 06:50 PM
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Got bored this afternoon, so I played with some wet sandpaper on the hood of the 53.
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Old 02-29-2012, 07:27 PM
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It's going to take a long time for that to re-oxidize!

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Old 02-29-2012, 07:34 PM
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I like a hand rubbed and warn look. Get thru to the primer underneath in a few places and it will look even better.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:07 AM
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I would have used the sandpaper on that rust along the front.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:08 AM
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That rust is beyond sandpaper. lol
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Old 03-01-2012, 06:44 AM
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looks a lot better..now do the whole truck,down to primer in places, get it striped and leave it alone
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Old 03-01-2012, 08:45 AM
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Looking good you should have it all in about 60 or so hours.
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