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Opel Manta A Series in Upoxy super etch
Bodywork

Sanding, sanding, sanding…

So the never-ending sanding continues!! I have just gone over a few bits with the Upoxy super etch primer. This is a bit like a high build primer and etch combined, so I’m hoping that on some of the panels that don’t need too much work I can get away with a couple of coats of this and a light sand before the topcoat. The nose cone, boot lid and bonnet will need a couple of coats of 2K high-build primer as well as they were quite rough and need a fair bit of sanding. Hopefully i can get all…

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Bodywork

The Bodywork Prep Begins!

Now its time to start on the bodywork! I popped over to the local paint supplier the other day and they managed to match colour of the Cardinal Red as it was not listed anymore. So I’m all ok for the topcoat when I’m ready. I picked up the etch primer and a few other bits so I can now start prepping and filing the bodywork, with the plan to have as much as I can finished by the end of August and then hopefully get painting in September.

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