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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Mr E » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:06 pm

Tim,
I'm still stuck on the rims. Did you wire brush them, or just pressure wash. Man, yours look good.
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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Tezell » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:39 pm

I cleaned up the rims with the knotted wire thing that I put on my grinder.

It "slicked em up" and then I sanded them, primed them and painted them twice.
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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby epinswla » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:45 pm

Great job. If I may ask, what do you use to degrease everything?

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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Tezell » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:55 pm

Got it a Napa. I cannot remember the name. It came in a camo gallon jug. It was something like B235???? I will try to look while I am in town tomorrow.
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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby epinswla » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:14 pm

Thank you

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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Brendan In NC » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:32 pm

Very nice work Tim!! :thumbsup:

i did some painting on Oscar about a week ago.
painted the Drawbar,Mule Drive,exhaust pipe an manifold,Oil Cap,Air cleaner Cap,Grill screen... an when i get some more paint im gonna take the lift arm apart an repaint it an the grill housing and the rear rims an hubs an maybe the fender's. :mrgreen:
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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Tezell » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:54 am

Good job!
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Re: Making Progress on Ugly

Postby Tezell » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:55 pm

The degreaser is called B52. Comes a gallon. It is pretty strong stuff and not very expensive.
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