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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738250
July 13th 2018 2:28 pm
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I drove my van across the city to pay a visit to the paintshop who has a paintreader. They take a spot to put the device on, and there are the right colors to mix, exactly the color on the van at his screen.

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Inside the paintshop;
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No comment, just look at the pics yay

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Inside of the barn doors;
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Look at the paint, on the left side with that rust bubble on it is not threated yet, and has 33 year old paint on it. The right side (left barn door) has fresh paint on. It matches perfectly cheers
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Behind the fenderflare; It's the wrong color but the mural painter has to mix the right one at that time. But...it needed some paint right now.
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Ofcourse my mural painter has to do his job to make it exactly the same when Harold Harnish put it on. But...that's for later. First we have to do the little issues, but it's to bussy right now in the shop. We do that in the Wintertime. After that we have to redo the trailer. finaly the mural painter and than it's ready to go.

See you later vanners.
Do you like it so far?

shift

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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738251
July 13th 2018 2:50 pm
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Love it so far.


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738257
July 13th 2018 3:57 pm
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Very nice!


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738261
July 13th 2018 7:49 pm
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Glad you caught it all now instead of it going to way of Lion's Den.


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738266
July 14th 2018 2:08 am
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Yes. Lions Den is my favorite van of all times. I've heard the way it was build and they new before the paint came on, that this would and could happen.

I own the Tradewinds since 2005. It takes me so long due to my health, but i dicided to get this job done. It will never get pristine again, but we will get as close as we can with it's patina.

After this summer we do the rest of the Dodge. Also the engine, front suspension, wheels, exhaust etc. I hope we can do the trailer next year.

Stay tuned.


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738321
July 16th 2018 11:00 am
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That's some impressive work!

Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738374
July 18th 2018 4:14 am
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Thank you guys.

I hope to start in 5-6 months with the rest of the sheetmetal. In the mean time i will do some minor stuff. I'll keep you posted.

See ya cheers


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #738555
July 23rd 2018 6:24 am
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Hi Moparronnie,
I am happy to see my old dream.
I was the second owner in Germany.
And I am also happy to see, that you spent your Love and Money to refit the Van.
By the way, I was the guy, who went to Belgium to a US- Car- Meeting and
this License plate, you can see at the Fotos, was a special plate from my homearea Ahrweiler (AW).

Many Greetins From Remagen.

Bernd

Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: lowriderBernd] #750634
July 15th 2019 5:23 am
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Thanks for your reply.

Yess...talking care of it. Takes some time but it wil be done in a matter of time.

Got any more pictures of it?
Thanks.


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Re: Tradewinds out of the dust [Re: moparronnie] #750636
July 15th 2019 7:18 am
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Can't wait to see it done!


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1965 Chevy Bad Influence
1981 Chevy-the Love Shack
2012 Chevy Van
Wrangler go cart Van
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