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Jun
30

Masking and Painting Jambs – Part 2

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This is part 2 of masking and painting jambs on the Mustang.  In this series of videos we are using Eastwood products and showing you the steps we took.  Enjoy the video.

Jun
24

4 Options For Bare Metal

Every paint system is going to have their own recommendations when it comes to providing corrosion protection to bare metal. However, there are 4 basic methods that may be used, which will be discussed in this video.

Jun
17

Masking Jambs – Paper vs. Plastic

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When it comes to masking there are more than one way to do it.  On the Mustang project we used paper.  However, if used correctly plastic can work well too.  However, there are a few cautions to watch out for when using plastic against the paint edge, which we will talk about in this video.…
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Jun
02

Baby Shampoo Car Soap and Clay Bars

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Jess and I worked on a couple videos for you this week.  In the first video, were asked if Johnson’s Baby Soap will for as a car wash.  So we did a little testing and compared it to two other soaps. In our other video, we talk about of the most common mistakes made when…
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Mar
03

Is Welding Cars Becoming A Thing of the Past?

  I attended a 3M class last night where 3M’s senior technical service engineer, Shawn Collins, was discussing many of the new adhesives 3M has available on the market.  One of the adhesives is 3M Impact resistant structural adhesive.  This adhesive is optimized for shear, peel, and impact performance.  Rather than welding many of the…
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Jan
20

Paint and Refinishing – B.6 Surface Preparation – Featheredging – Part 4

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ASE Task – Featheredge areas to be refinished. HP-I What Is Featheredge Featheredging is the process of layering each layer of coating making a level surface from the substrate to the top surface. It is kind of like stars compared to a ramp going to a building. The stair are steep and with a noticeable…
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Sep
03

Stripping Paint

In this video I am going to discuss stripping paint.

Aug
21

Painting Parts Off The Car

In this video I am going to demonstrate how to paint a fender off the car.

Jul
29

How To Mask and Prime a Car

How To Mask and Prime a Car

  Check New Parts The first think you want to do when you get a new part for the car you are working on is to check it for fit. You want to make sure it is the right part for the car before you start sanding or painting. This will also give you more…
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Jul
15

How To Replace Door Glass on Toyota Camry

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One of my son’s friend got is door side glass broken out while it was parked at his house.  The good thing is that nothing was stolen from the car.  So we’re not sure why it happened, but this is aggravating to me.  We found a used door glass from LKQ and I replaced to…
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Jul
08

Tips For Selecting The Right Hammer and Dolly For A Dent

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There are a lot of different auto body hammers and dollies to choose from when repair a dent.  This video will provide you with the basics to help you select which hammer and dolly to choose for the damage you are repairing. As mentioned in the video, concentrate more on the shape of the hammer…
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Jun
06

Rust Repair Quick and Easy with Eric The Car Guy

Most of my video demonstrate how to repair cars following the recommended procedures. However, sometimes you may need a quick fix. For instance, your quarter panel has a rust hole, which allows water to enter the trunk compartment. Oh, and did I mention it is a $500 car! Well, a new quarter may cost more…
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