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I bought my '47 Olds for $125 (plus $25 delivery) in October, '81 and have redone it several times over the years...
2009 - present

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May 23, 2009
I hate the color...

November 7, 2013

March 7, 2009
Sanding

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This page last updated on Friday, January 31, 2014

Web design by Custom Fabrications

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Web design by Custom Fabrications

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November 7, 2013

November 3, 2013

November 3, 2013

March 15, 2009
Ready for final blocking

March 16, 2009
Guide coat for sanding

March 26, 2009
Looks great in the can...

April 6, 2009
Sanding for polishing

March 26, 2009
3rd coat of color

March 27, 2009
2 coats of clear

March 30, 2010
New door latches

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March 18, 2011

April 30, 2011
Drove down to Oklahoma City 2 weeks ago, the 455 Buick used a lot of oil.
I found the rear main rope oil seal had completely disintegrated!!

January 16, 2012
Started stripping the paint

January 18, 2012
Welded the edges to close up the gaps

January 29, 2012
Stripped the paint down to the base

February 1, 2012
Stripped all the paint

February 10, 2012
Tightening up the gaps

March 24, 2012
Left side in primer...

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June 28, 2013
Right side shaping up...

July 1, 2013
Tightening up the trunk edge

July 8, 2013
Right side in primer...

July 9, 2013
Guide coat...

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July 13, 2013
Sanding the guide coat...

July 19, 2013
Sanding the guide coat...

August 19, 2013
Prime again...

August 30, 2013
Sealing the jambs

September 4, 2013
Sanding the next guide coat

September 10, 2013
Ready for sealer

September 10, 2013
Sealed, ready for paint

September 11, 2013
When you look sharp...

September 11, 2013
Black urethane

September 18, 2013
Sanded with 600, 1200, 2500

October 2, 3 & 4, 2013
Had my friend, Bill , the best buffer in town, over for the five step process

October 8 & 9, 2013
Bill outdid himself on this one - The Olds has NEVER looked better

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