Archive for the ‘Body’ Category

Unmasked and Outside

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Finally unmasked the car today and took it outside to inspect the new paint in what was left of the sunlight.  Paint looks good so far.  There’s a couple of areas that need some more sanding and polishing but overall pretty good.

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Sanding and Polishing

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Some sanding then polishing with 3M products.  There’s more to come after the car is completely assembled.

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Sail Panel Graphics

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

The custom phoenix graphics were pre-cut with a vinyl plotter on Artool’s Automask film.  This was a two step process in which the inner wings were airbrushed with House of Kolor’s “Pagan Gold”.  The outer lines were painted with HoK’s “Goldmine”.   With all of airbrushing finally out of the way, the car is ready for a coat of clear.

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Color Sanding

Monday, October 24th, 2011

The shine was knocked off of the paint with 1500 grit paper in preparation for the two birds to be painted on the sail panels.

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Body Paint

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

The body was painted with PPG’s Concept single stage paint.

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