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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Braden620 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Oct 2013 at 11:29am
Great job on the floor,  be sure to cover your glass when grinding or the sparks will melt little spots in the glass.  Also I think a cup brush on a die grinder will work wonders for you.  With the grinding your actually wearing away metal, the cup brush just removes the rust and nothing more.  Did you use an acid wash after grinding?  Looks great keep up the good work!!!  Make sure you seal that floor good so it doesn't happen again.
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Originally posted by Braden620 Braden620 wrote:

Great job on the floor,  be sure to cover your glass when grinding or the sparks will melt little spots in the glass.  Also I think a cup brush on a die grinder will work wonders for you.  With the grinding your actually wearing away metal, the cup brush just removes the rust and nothing more.  Did you use an acid wash after grinding?  Looks great keep up the good work!!!  Make sure you seal that floor good so it doesn't happen again.
 
Agreed about the cup brush on a drill. It will cause less damage to the really thin areas that you're trying to preserve. BTW Braden what do you suggest for an acid wash?
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Aright I will look into the cup brush! I did notice it wasnt doing a great job. 
I have a ton more experience in engine stuff not body work so I am
learning and teaching myself as I go. Best way to do it in my opinion.
I will be sealing it up today and painting maybe tomorrow. 
I will be getting most of my work done on weekends just so you all know. 
Today I am gonna try and get new bulbs for the dash as I cant see anything when driving in the dark.
Just a faint light. I still want a tach but I dont want to get some huge tacky tach on my dash so 
thinking of ideas. Also ordered 8tracks today for the stereo. :D
Will be getting some lucas as well. Hopefully that goes over well and I messaged a guy
on craigslist about a block. Hopefully will check that out soon as well!
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Originally posted by MOCMAN MOCMAN wrote:

Originally posted by Braden620 Braden620 wrote:

Great job on the floor,  be sure to cover your glass when grinding or the sparks will melt little spots in the glass.  Also I think a cup brush on a die grinder will work wonders for you.  With the grinding your actually wearing away metal, the cup brush just removes the rust and nothing more.  Did you use an acid wash after grinding?  Looks great keep up the good work!!!  Make sure you seal that floor good so it doesn't happen again.
 
Agreed about the cup brush on a drill. It will cause less damage to the really thin areas that you're trying to preserve. BTW Braden what do you suggest for an acid wash?

Naval jelly will dissolve rust effectively but must be neutralized after use.  Evapo rust is awesome stuff but can take a day or two, soak a towel with it and lay it on the rust.
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Originally posted by ZacharyProhodsky ZacharyProhodsky wrote:

Aright I will look into the cup brush! I did notice it wasnt doing a great job. 
I have a ton more experience in engine stuff not body work so I am
learning and teaching myself as I go. Best way to do it in my opinion.
I will be sealing it up today and painting maybe tomorrow. 
I will be getting most of my work done on weekends just so you all know. 
Today I am gonna try and get new bulbs for the dash as I cant see anything when driving in the dark.
Just a faint light. I still want a tach but I dont want to get some huge tacky tach on my dash so 
thinking of ideas. Also ordered 8tracks today for the stereo. :D
Will be getting some lucas as well. Hopefully that goes over well and I messaged a guy
on craigslist about a block. Hopefully will check that out soon as well!
 

Best get some LED's for the gauges,  even new incandescent bulbs suck in those clusters. Lucas is a poor solution to a worse problem. It might work fro the time being though.
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Yeah I am not one to try and fix a big problem with something small for it to just happen again. Just looking for something temporary until I find a new block.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Charlie69 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 Oct 2013 at 9:01pm
Great looking long bed. I wish my grandma had a Datsun! LOL

Keep up the good work.

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I have a mini sunpro tach if you're interested?? Looks like this one but it's black without chrome:

http://www.amazon.com/Sunpro-CP7908-Mini-Super-Tachometer/dp/B00029JXO8

Mounts nicely on the column with curved bracket.
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Yeah how much are you wanting EZ?

Also update hopefully nothing big but noticed some bad shaking/rattling when 
turning left and when braking hard. Tomorrow should be funnnnn!
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Let me find it before I try to sell it, ha!
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