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Old 04-11-2015, 07:49 PM
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ooopsie...

Went to wash my truck today and had a little accident... stripped the paint off the rear door on the driver side... one of the po apparently did a home repair which ive hated the look of since i got the truck.. they didnt bother to try matching the paint color... but when i was washing the truck a section of it stripped off...


had dad work on it since hes better with paint and body work than i am.



was him sanding.. under the paint there was a little rust too.. but there were areas it just came right off leaving bare nekid steel...









dad sanded it back down so now its filled in and sanded smooth only where the paint chipped off..



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Old 04-11-2015, 07:51 PM
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At least you found it now before it had a chance to start rusting.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:54 PM
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had already started duncan.. there was small bit of rust under it where it came off.. but thats not the only spot she has that issue.. plan was to get all that fixed when it went in along with a few dents and warped panels... bu every time i get close to having the funds something comes up...
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:57 PM
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It doesn't look bad though...and I hear you about crap always coming up when you least expect it!
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It doesn't look bad though...and I hear you about crap always coming up when you least expect it!

nope.. still hate the yellowish white paint thats on the lower part of the door in spots.. sticks out like a sore thumb in the sun... shes got dings all over where paints been scratched or chipped off i was going to get fixed...
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Bodywork and paint are time consuming...and not cheap for a good job.
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4,500-7K depending on what i want them to do per the last estimates i got... but between leaky tranny on the mustang and blown head gaskets on the truck i cant win this yr
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Yeah....Murphy's law...Murphy is a dick.

I have an oil leak under my truck now...bleh...I'll deal with it another day.
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mine will get dealt with when i tear into the engine...
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Bodywork and paint are time consuming...and not cheap for a good job.
Only if you don't know what you are doing.... For some people, it's only in the cost of materials...
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...I have an oil leak under my truck now...bleh...I'll deal with it another day.
it's not leaking, it's marking it's territory....
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