Body Work Progress


Polygon
01-14-2009, 06:18 PM
Well, the body shop called me up today wondering if I could drop by some money so they could order the paint. I was told on the phone that four should cover it. I thought, that's kind of low but whatever. Turns out I was right, they meant four thousand. :rofl:

However, while I was there I got a couple of pictures and I must say I'm very impressed with the work. The shop it's at is Tripple R Restoration in the AF/PG area in Utah county. I would highly recommend their body work. We'll see how the paint comes out.

Anyhow, here's the pics.

Before:

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rear%20Quarter%20Damage.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rear%20Quarter%20Rust.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rocker%20Extension%20Damage.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rocker%20Rear%20Damage.jpg

After:

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Body%20Work%201.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Body%20Work%202.jpg

I didn't have time to get more pics but they had to pull that dent and form two new rockers on both sides as well as a small patch for the rear of the quarter. I looked it over and cant tell a thing. I never thought they'd be able to reform that door jamb but it's perfect. They only forgot to shave the antenna, so it was a good thing I went down there today.

So, now I just can't wait for it to get back and then I can do the brakes, suspension, and the clutch. :biggrin:

CivRacer95
01-15-2009, 12:14 AM
Not to shabby at all...congrats on finding a company that does a solid job on body work.

As of now, your current peice of shit car just graduated to a peice of junk car...:biggrin:

Polygon
01-15-2009, 09:32 AM
AWESOME!!!!

So what will that make it after it's painted? :rofl:

-The Stig-
01-15-2009, 10:09 AM
AWESOME!!!!

So what will that make it after it's painted? :rofl:

Sellable... :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

CivRacer95
01-15-2009, 11:08 AM
Sellable... :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

Bingo...

Polygon
01-15-2009, 04:43 PM
ROTFLMAO!!!!! :rofl:

Neutrino
01-16-2009, 07:31 AM
Very nice looks great so far...hope it will be done soon.

Btw and you will hate me for messing around with color choices again...but seeing it in that grey-ish bondo I cannot help but think that it might look nice in a dark grey or gunmetal-grey color. It would like like it means some serious business.

Plus...the color would have "gunmetal" in its name...that is a guaranteed 23.4% increase in bad-ass-iness. (scientifically proven fact!):sunglasse

Polygon
01-16-2009, 09:25 AM
Damn you man! I wanted to paint it a metallic blue, I showed you the color on that GTO.

http://turbo.discovery.com/wrecks-to-riches/slideshows/gto/gallery/photo07.jpg

All the while you were checking out the car next to it.

http://turbo.discovery.com/wrecks-to-riches/slideshows/mustang_69/gallery/photo02.jpg

You pretty much said, hmm, that's nice and then wiped your butt with that idea. The crappy part was that you were right. I couldn't stop staring at that Mustang.

NOW, you're telling me to go with gun metal!!!!

:iceslolan

Neutrino
01-16-2009, 10:55 AM
:evil:Muahahaha.....I assumed by now you figured out by now that I'm pure EVIL!!!!

Its true though when I saw the pics from the body-shop a gun-metal grey option poped into my mind. You know I do have a thing lately for grey cars, they just say "no nonsense" in a way military kick ass sort of way. Plus they have cool names like "gunmetal" or "titanium" gray.

Anyway here are some pics about what I mean:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2023/2479572259_cb497539bc.jpg
or
http://www.vividracing.com/forums/gallery/files/5/5/4/3/evox-003.jpg


But honestly that red would be beyond cool, especially if you can add some small black details for contrast like on that mustang...maybe a line on the side that becomes the GTC lettering

maybe something like this:
http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7294/cuda16dp.jpg
or this
http://www.adamheward.com/images/powertour/YearOne_Cuda.jpg

what do you think?

Neutrino
01-16-2009, 11:00 AM
since the edit button does not work, i'll double post

Previously i was just talking about the black detail on those last two cars ignoring their main color, just imagine them red. Also replace the hemi or the 340 with GTC

Polygon
01-16-2009, 11:14 AM
Wow, that would actually be a pretty cool idea. Sadly, your first idea will become a reality. They've already ordered paint.

CivRacer95
01-16-2009, 12:13 PM
Holy...Neutrino is alive? Good lord!

So are you saying that you are going with gun-metal as a choice of paint color Poly?

Neutrino
01-16-2009, 01:24 PM
Holy...Neutrino is alive? Good lord!

So are you saying that you are going with gun-metal as a choice of paint color Poly?


well officially we prefer the term undead...but yeah ;)

about the gunmetal gray i was mostly messing with him, he'll stick to red, but personally i think it would look even better in red with a black back quarterpanel like on the 340cuda

Polygon
01-16-2009, 03:29 PM
Yeah, It's going to be red. I like the quarter panel idea though. I might have to mess around with some designs to see what I can come up with.

CivRacer95
01-16-2009, 11:33 PM
Yeah, It's going to be red.

With that said...

Your car has been demoted back to peice of shit. Thus, I'm removing the title of "peice of junk" and throwing it out the window...:shakehead






:evillol:

Polygon
01-17-2009, 12:17 AM
Fine, do what you please. Got a problem with red? :sunglasse

CivRacer95
01-17-2009, 03:14 AM
Fine, do what you please. Got a problem with red? :sunglasse

Why don't you go find your last LeBaron and ask it that same question...

:lol:

Polygon
01-17-2009, 11:01 AM
Bwhahahaha, yeah.......

However, I'll not make the same mistake twice and I will never drive any car I care about on BYU campus again.

Neutrino
01-17-2009, 12:50 PM
Bwhahahaha, yeah.......

However, I'll not make the same mistake twice and I will never drive any car I care about on BYU campus again.


with a kenwood headunit...don't forget that too

CivRacer95
01-17-2009, 01:17 PM
with a kenwood headunit...don't forget that too


:rofl:

Polygon
01-17-2009, 04:03 PM
with a kenwood headunit...don't forget that too

Wait, wait, hold on a second.....

I don't have a HU for the GTC yet. The Kenwood went into the Stealth over a year ago. :p

Besides, red is just a color to see apparently.

Neutrino
01-17-2009, 05:46 PM
Besides, red is just a color to see apparently.

Not for the color blind! /The more you know


:wink:

Polygon
01-17-2009, 06:21 PM
DOH, FAIL!

It was supposed to say Red is a hard color to see. At least according to the dork that hit us. Maybe he was color blind?!?!

-The Stig-
01-17-2009, 08:32 PM
DOH, FAIL!

It was supposed to say Red is a hard color to see. At least according to the dork that hit us. Maybe he was color blind?!?! Then it would of just been a dark shade of gray to him. Should of still seen it in broad day light.

Polygon
01-17-2009, 09:20 PM
Yeah, the cop rolled his eyes at that. Well, at least it took his Pathfinder out with it, and at least my air bag worked.

Sorry Andrei. :icon16:

Neutrino
01-19-2009, 05:34 AM
Pfff...real men do it without airbags, oh and the trip to the hospital in the ambulance to the ER was to meet chicks.....true story!!!


Also it was not the accident that took out the pathfinder, its a little known fact that poly is the Hulk's Utah cousin...well you know the rest....also a true story!!!

CivRacer95
01-19-2009, 11:43 AM
Also it was not the accident that took out the pathfinder, its a little known fact that poly is the Hulk's Utah cousin...well you know the rest....also a true story!!!

So what, he Hulked out and gained an extra 10 lbs to survive the crash?

I have a hard time beleiving he's the Hulk's cousin. Although, I would beleive he's the cousin of Sam Jackson's character in Unbreakable. Bones could shatter at any moment.

Polygon
01-19-2009, 11:49 AM
Pfff...real men do it without airbags, oh and the trip to the hospital in the ambulance to the ER was to meet chicks.....true story!!!


Also it was not the accident that took out the pathfinder, its a little known fact that poly is the Hulk's Utah cousin...well you know the rest....also a true story!!!

Really? Damn, I knew I should have taken the ambulance.

So what, he Hulked out and gained an extra 10 lbs to survive the crash?

I have a hard time beleiving he's the Hulk's cousin. Although, I would beleive he's the cousin of Sam Jackson's character in Unbreakable. Bones could shatter at any moment.

Maybe back when you lived here. I probably weigh more than you now. :cwm27:

Polygon
01-27-2009, 08:59 PM
Got some updated pictures. They've laid down some paint.

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Left%20Rocker.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Right%20Rocker.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Front%20Pre-Paint.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Hood.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rear%20Pre-Paint.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Trunk%20Close%20Up.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Trunk%20Lid.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Paint%20Close%20Up.jpg

-The Stig-
01-27-2009, 09:08 PM
They missed a spot...

Polygon
01-27-2009, 09:22 PM
That's what I said. They just looked at me :screwy: until they got it. They got me back because I was dropping off the door handles and they were red. So they said said "SWEET!" We don't even have to paint these.

-The Stig-
01-27-2009, 09:24 PM
Haha... should of left it all primered and beat up looking.

Those are the best sleepers. :D

Polygon
01-27-2009, 09:42 PM
Yeah, it's not going to be much of a sleeper anymore. It will be quasi sleeper. I still think it will surprise some unsuspecting people. :evillol:

Polygon
03-02-2009, 06:55 PM
Went down today to iron out the final details before they toss it back together and got a few more pics.

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Painted%20Front.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Fake%20Vent.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Side%20Painted.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Bumpers.jpg

http://www.synapsepc.com/Hosting/CarDomain/GTC/Images/Page%203/Body%20Work/Rust.jpg

What do you think about the accent in between the quarter window and the rear window? It's supposed to be the body color but he accidentally painted it the accenting color. I kind of like it but I don't know if I want to leave it or be an ass and make them fix it.

Chiquae07
03-03-2009, 11:01 AM
wow that looks damn good. i hope i can find a body shop around here that does that good of work.

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