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New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:29AM

I've had my car for 20 years! Only to get it on the road about 3 years ago. It's been a long journey with long spans of time and nothing getting done. So I determined that this year I was going to get it painted, with the goal being a paint job that I could repair easily if damaged yet look cool to me. So I am still not finished, however I will share some pictures of what I have accomplished so far and will up date as I get more done. First picture is somewhat after getting started. Also Hope the picture shows up, I seem to have difficulting sometimes getting them to go. new computer with unfamiliar operating system.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:33AM

cool smiley Picture worked!!! Here are a few more, with more to come.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:36AM

some more, after blocking the primer, I must have found 50 dents!!


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:40AM

Here's first coat of epoxy, and more primer.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:41AM

Great progress Will! thumbs up
Nice use of tire chains. cool smiley

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WA. state, 1 mile south of the Canadian border, I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.

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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:46AM

now for paint color!


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:51AM

Nice job, moving much more quickly than me!

Blue really pops!

-Tom


63' Monza Spyder Convertable (in process) MY Build Thread
62' Wagon rebuild MY Build Thread
65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block (Sold)
86' BMW 325es
67' UltraVan 211 "Violet"
NFCC, UMCC
Grand Island, NY

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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:56AM

Thanks Mel! When painting I made some big amateur mistakes! (It's been 15 years since I last painted a car) It was a 100*F day out, so I started early (7AM) was painting by 8:30, however the humidity was still to high. This caused the flash time to be slower and in the rush I did not wait long enough between coats. I started the second coat almost immediately after finishing the first coat, thinking that it had been 15 min since I started on the roof. I should have waited another 15 minutes! The first coat gassed off under the second coat leaving little holes everywhere. Also after finishing the second coat there wasn't any runs anywhere, however I layed it on as wet as I could to try and get it to lay flat, this caused sags and runs in many places as the first coat had not kicked enough yet so the wet paint was too heavy and finally started to run.
I am planning on sanding and buffing though, so it should be good enough for me.
Also I still have the hood trunk and doors to paint, so still lots of work!!!


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 11:58AM

Thanks Tom, not sure about quickly, as I said I've had the car 20 years!! Though much down time in between progress!


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 12:04PM

Here's the color I used.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: July 31, 2022 12:59PM

Looks great!

Craig N. Coeur d'Alene ID.
66 Black Monza 4dr, 4.2L V8 49k
61 Seamist Jade Rampside 140 PG
65 Canadian Monza 4dr 110/PG 40k
66 Sprint Corsa convt - First car! Re-purchased 43 years later
2+2 gnatsuM 5691

+17 Tons of parts

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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: steve c goodman ()
Date: July 31, 2022 01:40PM

Yep that blue is pretty bright, nice job Will. I hope you get it together and drive it before season changes.

best wishes, Steve
Rear Engine Spec. Inc. Golden, Colo.

1962 spyder 3.0L turbo---1965 Crown V8
1967 monza 110/4---1968 monza 110/4
1971 amante gt 110/4
CORSA/RMC/PPCC/V8 Registry

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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: BigGeorgesVair ()
Date: July 31, 2022 01:50PM

Beautiful car!!! What's going on in that engine compartment?!?! Very cool looking intake setup!! thumbs up
I WISH I was that far along with my paint/body work......

great job!

George O¸
1967 Corvair 500 110/PG. in family since 1969 with 1200 miles(75k currently).
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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: DOUG WARD ()
Date: July 31, 2022 02:47PM

Those pictures sure bring back memories of that stage when I restored my Corsa. LOTS of work, eh. Yeah, & please share with us what you have going on with that exotic looking intake system.
Methinks you are going after Eric's "BLUVAIR" look. Nice shade of blue.

Doug Ward
Orange, Calif.
65 Corsa 180, 64 Monza convertible, 61 Lakewood, 61 Monza


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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: July 31, 2022 03:30PM

DOUG WARD Wrote:
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> Those pictures sure bring back memories of that stage when I restored my Corsa. LOTS of work, eh. Yeah, & please share with us what you have going on with that exotic looking intake system.
> Methinks you are going after Eric's "BLUVAIR" look. Nice shade of blue.

Lol!!!! I was going after Eric's "BLUVAIR" look! I had PMed Eric to ask him what color his car was, decided to paint it that color, then... shared my idea with my Wife. She thought it was too Bright! You know the saying 'Happy Wife, Happy Life', well I did want her to ride in it sometime. That said the color I used while similar is a color that I had decided on a couple of years ago, when I put the blue stripes on the fender. I was looking at many other colors after that but kept coming back to it. Eric's car is very nice though, and I would have been Happy with that color. I think I will like this one too though.

The intake was initially Michael Leveque's 6 into 1 4 barrel setup. I decided to install multi port fuel injection and cut off the 4 barrel plate and made the rest for my throttle body install. The throttle body is located where I could easily use the existing linkage to operate it.

I had a different twin throttle body design, but finding the correct material and time to build changed my mind to do what I did. In the future when everything else is done and I have that magical time to do it, I want to build my other design.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Paulsgt ()
Date: July 31, 2022 07:39PM

Beautiful!

Enjoy the Corvair!

Paul Sergeant
CORSA Central Division Director / CORSA Treasurer
Lee's Summit, MO
CORSA since 1975
Member – HACOA, Corvair Minnesota, CORSA, Little Indians, POCI


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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: 65180 ()
Date: August 10, 2022 12:35PM

Thank you, thank you and thank you!

I have been breaching on here about the proper way to paint a classic car is to take it to bare metal and build it back up. You took the initiative do to so and posted it.
Second, you painted it yourself. I have said on many occasions that you can paint your own car; it just takes motivation. Let this be a lesson to those who @#$%& about the high cost of paint and body work. Don't want to pay those fair prices for the labor involved, buy yourself a 5 hp 60-gallon air compressor, good quality paint gun, a 4 1/2-inch angle grinder with braded cup brush, a DA sander and have at it. It beats laying on the couch and is very good exercise too boot. This gentleman, along with myself, are not spring chickens by any means, but we are willing to put the work in do to it right!

Get motivated!

Your car looks great, nice job!

Mike Lake
Tucson, Az
65 Corsa 180
65 Corsa 140 sold
66 Monza PG
66 Monza 4sp sold
61 Lakewood sold
61 La[corvaircenter.com]

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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: August 10, 2022 01:53PM

Thanks! Yes it takes takes more time than one would think, and I have a new respect for those who do quality body work! Yes I did make ameature mistakes, however they can be fixed, and total cost is somewhere around 2K. A little better than $10K!
YouTube also can teach you much of the do's and don't's. It's a lot of how much you want to invest in learning! That all said I'm not done yet, working around family time make these projects drag on for longer than I anticipated, but I'll enjoy it soon, hopefully!


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: Willt65 ()
Date: August 10, 2022 02:32PM

Current progress. Yes, I'm slow, lots more to do! I had taken a week vacation initially to get the bulk of the work done.


Will Teeter
Flintstone, MD
65 Corsa project
66 Monza parts car
49 Chevy 5 window project
08 Chevy 2500
13 Honda Odyssey
07 Honda 919
00 Honda Forman
04 Honda Rancher
05 Honda Forman
96 Honda XR400R

The picture is me on the right with the Gentleman that purchased the car new in 65!



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Re: New Paint!!! Finally!
Posted by: ihscomputers ()
Date: August 10, 2022 07:04PM

smileys with beer

Dean F. Gemberling
Columbus, Georgia
Heart of Georgia Corvair Club Webmaster
Springfest Webmaster

1963 Rampside w/305 V8 - Built by Ken Arnold in 1998

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