Lewis's Banana Boat

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Lewisrowezer
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Lewis's Banana Boat

Post by Lewisrowezer » Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:46 pm

Steering Rack bushes purchased:
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Going to begin prep on Saturday and get the subframe stripped :-)
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Lewis's Banana Boat

Post by Lewisrowezer » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:50 pm

Lots done this week! Prep work comes to a end after scorching and cleaning..
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All masked up!
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All ready for painting today 😉

On the side.. I took the subframe apart, looks rank!
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So I dropped the subframe, anti roll bar and dogbone bracket off to my powdercoater and he teased me with these two pics:

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Off to pick those bits up tomorrow. Painting tonight. Let's do this!
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Lewis's Banana Boat

Post by Lewisrowezer » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:47 am

Paint is on now, and I couldn't be happier!
I started off with a dust coat:
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Then kept building the paint up, starting from where I started on each coat until we got here:
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The paint was touch dry half an hour after, and I'm extremely happy with the results. My masking wasn't amazing and overspray on some parts is evident by the pictures, but for a complete amateur I'd say I didn't do too bad.

Going to give it at least a week to fully harden and then maybe give it some wet and dry before lacquer. We will see! Picking up subframe and ARB today 😁
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Lewis's Banana Boat

Post by Wild E. Coyote » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:40 pm

Top job there! :ok: :thumbs:
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Lewis's Banana Boat

Post by red » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:50 pm

8-) looking great.
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