Pat KKeymasterMarch 14, 2019 at 10:10 amPost count: 805
I did get back on this yesterday for a few hours Mike.
Body worked drivers cab side and dogleg. Bit more block sanding and edging and it’s done.
Last large panel on the shell is the drivers bed side. Should have that mostly body worked today.
Almost there!! Woohooooo!!!
We will build it if it comes.mdubgParticipantMarch 14, 2019 at 10:50 amPost count: 203
Great stuff! Thanks for keeping at it! Always happy to hear progress.John JonesKeymasterMarch 16, 2019 at 11:23 amPost count: 4591
rebuilt steering box came in, Pat about has the cab ready to put in 1st prime!!! and I plan to be back helping on Monday!!! Gonna give my hands a few more days… 😎 ( Stupid hurts 😎 )mdubgParticipantMarch 16, 2019 at 9:17 pmPost count: 203
I was wondering if you were gonna give yourself anytime to heal. As the song goes, “If you’re gonna be dumb, ya better be tough.”
…and that’s great news about the steering box. That was quick!John JonesKeymasterMarch 18, 2019 at 12:52 pmPost count: 4591
Pat and I are getting after it. Poly today!!!!! Rain gutter down. 😎 Pics later!!!!! It’s gonna look great!!!!Pat KKeymasterMarch 18, 2019 at 3:48 pmPost count: 805
Poly in the air. JJs laying it down.
We will build it if it comes.mdubgParticipantMarch 18, 2019 at 7:53 pmPost count: 203
The Double is looking amazing. I’m so stoked how things are looking.tlambertParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 4:15 amPost count: 216RustabusParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 7:22 amPost count: 1295
Poly is a HUGE step!!!!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂John JonesKeymasterMarch 19, 2019 at 7:52 amPost count: 4591
HELL YEAH!!!!!! I’m hoping to have her ready for some paint next week!!!!
WHAT are we going to compare the pearl grey too?? Or just wing it?
Roof is getting the last bit of pin hole skim treatment… removables start today!!!John JonesKeymasterMarch 19, 2019 at 7:54 amPost count: 4591
everything is so nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Crispy!!WrenParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 8:17 amPost count: 118
Looks Great! Can’t wait to see the paint!mdubgParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 9:53 amPost count: 203
Amazing! Paint next week?!?
Unfortunately, I don’t have a VW vehicle or part in L21 to compare to. I found what is supposed to be the formula on the interwebs (posted on page 14 of this thread). Also, WW has it listed in their color charts for 1960 Micros (https://www.wolfsburgwest.com/colors/bus61.htm), but no formula.
There are some modern vehicles that have a color that looks about right. Audi has a color called Nardo Grey and my 2018 Toyota Tundra has a color called cement that looks right. I’m sure in the color world, these greys are probably worlds apart, but they look good. They have a more “true” grey and not a brown grey like Mouse Grey or tan grey like L345.
Other than having a physical comparison, you all have any other ideas? At the end of the day, we may have to wing it. A while back, Pat mentioned that he might have a couple spray outs from the paint shop.
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