Paint Detailing
March 19, 2017

 

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Another of our current projects is the restoration of the engine compartment.   We decided to go professional all the way with A&E Auto Body in Pawtucket, RI doing the color and clear coat work.  Additionally, Allan from A&E will be repainting the door jambs, replacing the windshield and repainting the complete frame, installing new door glasses with new regulators and channels as well as new weather-stripping all around and a complete buff to remove any scratches left over from all of the recent work done to the car.

Below are two shots of the car after Allen and his crew removed all wiring and accessories, prepped all surfaces for color coating.  They applied four coats of color and then nearly two quarts of clear to bring the under hood shine up to match the exterior.

After these two please note the finished versions prior to cleaning and detailing

**** Viewers are warned that if they attempt any mechanical repairs or modifications,
or follow procedures referred to here, they do so at their own risk, and no liability will
attach to either myself or A&E Auto Body, Inc..****


Preparation, preparation, preparation........................

Allan prepares and details all cars as though they were his own

And now for some of the finished views......great combined work by Allan and Eric

the polished stainless steel shroud really shows things off under there

Note that the paint under the hood looks as good as on top of it.

I guess that it's time to polish the pots again.  They look dull all of a sudden.

Wiper motor was billet polished and rebuilt by TR-6 Car11

New polished stainless steel radiator shield reflects Allan's fine paint work under hood surface

Here's the drivers door with everything stripped out ready for cleaning and reassembly.

Luckily again, dust and dirt, but no rust problems.

This is after prep and color coating, but before clear coat.
It's amazing how the color changes from outside in the sun to inside in the booth.

Right door looks good as well.  First the paint then the glass installation.

Finally, the door jambs will look good again after Allan finishes with the clear coat.

Now this looks much better than before.  Even new "fuzzy" door seals.

Now for the trunk...the lid is finished on the inside.

More cleaning and prep, but no major rust or holes to deal with.

As you can see, I highly recommend the services of Allan and his crew at:

A&E Auto Body

50 Alden Street

Pawtucket, RI  02861

401-722-2204
 

 

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