Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
12/15/14 3:55 p.m.
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With the mechanicals mostly done, we could not ignore the body on our Tornado Typhoon any longer. The first step would be to strip the old paint off. Initially, our thought was to just strip the car by hand. The very poorly applied, green paint job needed to be completely removed.

We took simple paint scrapers and simply scraped the badly prepped and applied paint right off. The idea was to remove the paint, but conserve the gelcoat. This turned out to be easier than we thought.

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stuart in mn
stuart in mn PowerDork
12/15/14 6:42 p.m.
Tim Suddard wrote: This turned out to be easier than we thought.

How often does that happen for any part of a restoration?

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