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Hello again, we have moved to the Wilmington NC area and now I am in the middle of a more aggressive restore of 1958 AH bugeye. It runs and starts well, drum brakes are a pain, but it stops, rust is being addressed with "to the metal paint removal", now the speedometer never worked, ditto...
Does anyone have a paint code from any of the modern paint suppliers (preferably PPG) to match the Austin Healey (British Motor Corps. 1964-67) Honolulu Blue? The original code is BU 42, but I've found BLBU 42 and Ditzler 12961.
Thanks in advance,
Cleaned my engine back plate with media blaster to remove surface rust. I want to mount it on the assembled block and paint it but I don't want flash rust so I coated it with light oil. Is there a standard method to dealing with the problem of flash rust after cleanup?
Before I ruin my engine under reconstruction, how do I clean the engine parts well enough to repaint without leaving media/grit in hidden places? The engine has been waiting assembly for 15 years in someone else's garage with tape over the mating surfaces of the head and the block. I would like...
Around twenty years ago I did a body off restoration on my '74 MGB (which I purchased new), using lacquer paint (harvest gold). For some reason the paint on only the driver's side started crazing, cracking and peeling in the last 5 or 6 years. I believe I didn't prime it correctly. I am...