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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 11:20 am    Post subject: Herculiner Prep Reply with quote

Outside of what's listed for prep work, did anyone do anything else? In the area behind the front seats, it looks like the factory used some kind of goop-like sealant under the paint. Needless to say, it's not the most smooth surface in the world(pics)



There are also some gaps near the console assy.(pics):



Is there anything special I can/should do before I put the Herculiner on? Or will it seal the gaps and smooth out the pan surface on it's own. I suppose removing it is an option too, but I don't know what's underneath...

Peter M
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2005 9:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IT will probobly fill those small gaps.. But before you hurculine the entire floor make sure you drill holes for drains and plug those with something so that once its painted you can pull it back out and have clean drain holes..

Lightly sand everything and clean it with something like Mineral spirits to get rid of all the dust.. Then go to town..

Good luck..
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2005 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

And whatever you do, don't get it on your "hootus"...

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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don't get it on your "hootus"...

No, the 'Hootus' will remain safely out of sight whlist application commences! too funny

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2005 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

here's a link (click the picture) to the photobucket folder with my pics in it. it think it turned out great. and i can say easily that prepping is the key. all the taping and masking paid off!
chris



it was sort of a pain in the arse prepping everything but i like it. i scuffed everything, vacuumed, then washed with soap and water, then xylened, then taped everything off, then xylened again (fuuuuuumes), and then started to spray. i messed with the pressure settings and found 55psi gave the first coat smooth even coverage and then did the second and third at 45psi for more texture. i just went and checked on it again - it's almost firm enough to be putting the seats and console back in. lots of satisfaction in doing this project. it's not very tough to do nor expensive...but i've been planning/cancelling it for 2 1/2 summers now.
chris

herculiner kit - $50 at autozone
undercoating gun - $7 at harbor freight
paint stirrer - $3 at harbor freight
scuff pad, tape, drop cloths - $15 at walmart
xylene - $5 at tru value
full gauntlet painting gloves - $5 at tru value
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