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Forum: Paint & Bodywork 11-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By MP&C
Kenn, many of your 2K primers are not direct to...

Kenn, many of your 2K primers are not direct to metal (DTM) application. They need an etch or epoxy under them to "bite" the bare metal surface. This may be the cause of your adhesion issue. The...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 10-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By MP&C
Outer skins.... Once skin is...

Outer skins....





Once skin is completely on and test fit to opening, if any tweaks (twisting) is needed to fit opening better, do those, then spot weld or plug weld skin flanges to inner...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 10-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By MP&C
This is on a much older vehicle, but the process...

This is on a much older vehicle, but the process should be similar...




Inner door repairs:
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 09-29-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By MP&C
LMC has a lower door patch for 89. ...

LMC has a lower door patch for 89.


Truck Parts and Truck Accessories (http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/fs/full.aspx?Page=13)




If you can find a used rust free at a salvage yard in your...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 06-26-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By MP&C
John, here are some inner door repairs, to give...

John, here are some inner door repairs, to give you some suggestion.

Inner door repair (http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4820)


IMO if you don't repair this correctly, you'll...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 03-04-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,771
Posted By MP&C
Red is a semi-translucent color, and will indeed...

Red is a semi-translucent color, and will indeed show any color variations that are under it. When someone above asked if you sealed it, they are referring to a sealer sprayed over the entire body...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 02-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By MP&C
What is the PN of the 2K primer you used? Best...

What is the PN of the 2K primer you used? Best to consult with the technical data sheets, but some 2K urethane primers are not direct to metal (DTM) and require a DTM substrate that is compatible. ...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 02-14-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By MP&C
Any exterior panel rust repairs/ replacement will...

Any exterior panel rust repairs/ replacement will normally be done using butt welds to eliminate the possibility of ghost lines. The floor repair makes a good opportunity for you to practice butt...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 02-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By MP&C
Yeah, most guys that don't do it everyday to...

Yeah, most guys that don't do it everyday to justify the tooling just do it by hand. I can see a Model A guy using that right frequently :-X04 When I bought my Fasti bead roller it came with the...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 02-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By MP&C
You should be able to do a flange around a fairly...

You should be able to do a flange around a fairly tight corner without needing to notch it.. Here's one I did on a bus repair....

Metal Meet Forums - View Single Post - What's in the shop...
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 02-04-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By MP&C
Went to Gatormeet this past year where the group...

Went to Gatormeet this past year where the group made and wire edged fenders for a 1918 International farm truck.

See here: The Garage Journal Board - View Single Post - MP&C Shop Projects...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-29-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By MP&C
It had 226K and a bad trans, so I sold it...

It had 226K and a bad trans, so I sold it outright. Listed on Craigslist and sold the next morning..
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-28-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By MP&C
My emblem mounted shows well above the full...

My emblem mounted shows well above the full height of the enclosed trailer I backed up to today, so I don't think the height location is an issue. Maybe get the one that's cheaper at the local...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-28-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,814
Posted By MP&C
My wife has always wanted the longer version of...

My wife has always wanted the longer version of her Expedition, and given the poor fuel economy, a diesel Excursion would be the logical choice. It's a shame they discontinued the Excursion, as the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-28-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By MP&C
Actually the new F250 rides better, even with the...

Actually the new F250 rides better, even with the 4WD. The dually was ok on smooth roads but had a pretty stiff suspension that back roads or pot holes really got your attention.

I have carried...
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