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Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271471
Sat Jul 07 2018 01:43 AM
Sat Jul 07 2018 01:43 AM
tclederman  Offline

Boltergeist
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 27,284
Jarvisburg, NC
Your truck is getting nicer with each accomplishment.

Good work, Tim


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 50 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271474
Sat Jul 07 2018 02:01 AM
Sat Jul 07 2018 02:01 AM
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Dusty53  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 426
North East Missouri, USA
Originally Posted by bowtietim
I put a little color on the firewall yesterday evening. It's been a while since I've posted on the stovebolt.
ocean green

Tim

Hey Tim , very nice color! My 54' 3600 has that color on the firewall and I'm wanting to go back to it when I paint the Truck. So far I have not been able to get a "match", the local paint shop mixed up some WE5765 and its close but a tad bit dark. They were unable to reference the WE7917 / or PPG 44621 codes, so I'm still searching. Any chance they provided you with the formula ? My last ditch effort will be to schedule them to bring their "color camera" and sample the existing paint on the firewall / cowl.


Ronnie
1954 Chevy 3604 - A work in progress...

" You can't keep dancing with the Devil and wonder why you're still in hell"
Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271490
Sat Jul 07 2018 03:09 AM
Sat Jul 07 2018 03:09 AM
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bowtietim  Offline OP
Shop Shark
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,531
Kansas
Thanks Tim , little by little i'm getting closer to done.

Dusty53, i went in my local paint store and asked for 1954 Ocean green and they mixed it up for me. I'm using dupont product which is now Axalta Coating Systems.
paint codes from Tims Ledermans site

Tim


"A house is built with boards and beams,a home is built with love and dreams"

Look deep before you leep !!!

"Everything is Everything"

"If I say a mouse can pull a house,Hitch him up"

My 1951 3100 Chevrolet
My 1951 Chevrolet Suburban Carryall

Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271491
Sat Jul 07 2018 03:14 AM
Sat Jul 07 2018 03:14 AM
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Dusty53  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 426
North East Missouri, USA
Thanks Tim, I'll give that a try.


Ronnie
1954 Chevy 3604 - A work in progress...

" You can't keep dancing with the Devil and wonder why you're still in hell"
Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271597
Sat Jul 07 2018 07:12 PM
Sat Jul 07 2018 07:12 PM
MNSmith  Offline
"Hey! I sound like Darth Vader!!
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,479
So Cal
Ah yes, the ol' "tape to protect against the hinge arms and hood spring" trick. I just learned the same on my work.

Looking great!

Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271625
Sat Jul 07 2018 10:56 PM
Sat Jul 07 2018 10:56 PM
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bowtietim  Offline OP
Shop Shark
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,531
Kansas


"A house is built with boards and beams,a home is built with love and dreams"

Look deep before you leep !!!

"Everything is Everything"

"If I say a mouse can pull a house,Hitch him up"

My 1951 3100 Chevrolet
My 1951 Chevrolet Suburban Carryall

Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1271688
Sun Jul 08 2018 01:40 PM
Sun Jul 08 2018 01:40 PM
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TrknGMC  Offline
Bondo Artiste
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 656
Boones Mill Va
Looking awesome. I’ve been neglecting my Burb for last 2 months. I need to get back on the reassembly.


Phillip
1927 Chevy Capital 1 Ton truck - basket case
1941 Chevy Suburban - Parts only
1949 GMC Suburban - 10 year project
1945 GMC half ton truck - Driver
1946 Chevy COE - Might restore one day...

https://photos.google.com/u/1/albums
Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1272217
Thu Jul 12 2018 04:01 AM
Thu Jul 12 2018 04:01 AM
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bowtietim  Offline OP
Shop Shark
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 2,531
Kansas
Installed the hood this evening

Fitting the hood

Tim


"A house is built with boards and beams,a home is built with love and dreams"

Look deep before you leep !!!

"Everything is Everything"

"If I say a mouse can pull a house,Hitch him up"

My 1951 3100 Chevrolet
My 1951 Chevrolet Suburban Carryall

Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1272251
Thu Jul 12 2018 04:20 PM
Thu Jul 12 2018 04:20 PM
tclederman  Offline

Boltergeist
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 27,284
Jarvisburg, NC
Keeps getting nicer, Tim


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 50 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: Color [Re: bowtietim] #1272413
Sat Jul 14 2018 02:38 AM
Sat Jul 14 2018 02:38 AM
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52Carl  Offline
Master Gabster
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 7,664
Virginia
Originally Posted by bowtietim
Installed the hood this evening

Fitting the hood

Tim

Normally I respond to "fitting the hood" announcements with, "Prayers sent." smile
But looking at you pic, I can see that yours have already been answered!
Carl

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