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Old 07-24-2005, 03:19 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by 325iSBimmer
im going to be doin the same thing to my car next week and Im going to be chemically stripping the paint off of it, people have told me not to leave it bare metal too long because the moisture in the air will actually make it start to rust. have you had any issues with this? It looks like u ground off the old paint?
I havent had any major problems other than what already there, if you are going to do some welding I would recommend do all of that first and than just before you start doing the body work strip it down. I had a hard time with chemical stripping cause there was 4-5 coats of paint on the body, so it was eaisier to sand it down, I didnt grind it I used 80 grit on a orbital sander.
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