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Offline Gonzobobcat

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New Paint
« on: July 09, 2013, 05:42:13 PM »
  8)

I just got the Bobcat back from the paint shop.  Filled it with gas.  Polished the wheels. Checked the oil. Cleaned the interior.  Vacuumed.  Cleaned the glass.  Parked her in the garage and sat back and smiled. 

Looks great!!

Next morning, however, it won't start :'(

But a new starter and relay got it back running.  I'm happy again.

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Re: New Paint
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2013, 06:43:26 PM »
nice!!!!!!!
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Re: New Paint
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2013, 07:05:15 PM »
Man that black is making me think paint my 78 bobcat wagon black n not blue!!


Looks great!!!
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Re: New Paint
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2013, 07:16:35 PM »
Sweeeeet!! I love black cars  8)
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Re: New Paint
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2013, 09:14:28 PM »
Thanks!!  I love it -- but black does show every little flaw.  And its hard to keep clean.

But I can't stop admiring it!

What's next?   Stereo system?  Re-finish wheels?  AC?

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Re: New Paint
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2013, 04:19:51 PM »
I've had many black cars. Here's a tip. Regular Pledge. It repels dust & covers up swirl marks in the paint
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Re: New Paint
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2013, 06:48:45 PM »
Like the paint job. It makes the chrome pop.
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