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How we did it in the old days, quick coat on the front lawn on a sunday arvo

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what we use to call a broom in a dust storm paint job lol
i remember painting a HR with white house paint one saturday night then driving it home while still tacky got covered in bugs lol

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I always remember my brother painting his eh with a 1โ€ paint brush and then wet and dry it the next day in the back yard
He was 17 and we thought he did a good job ๐Ÿ˜

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"were going to need a bigger shed"
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My dad brushed a few cars in the 40s and 50s with gloss enamel house paint. Everyone did it back then.
The said the trick was to get a warm, still day.
Put the paint tin in the sun for a couple of hours to warm the paint.
Then brush it on with the best brush you can buy.
He said that, done properly, you didn't need to polish it.
If you did polish it, he said it worked best if you left the paint to cure for a month before polishing it.
We sprayed a few in the drive when I was young.
David

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Old is good.

Remember it? Still doing it. Painted my Valiant wagon on the front lawn last year in between watching Bathurst race.

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Bryan

I reckon that pic wasn't taken that long ago!
I had a couple of friends who's fathers were Italian gents from the building trade...they would trowel cement over their rust holes - holdens, fords Chryslers...and paint over with house paint...:-)

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Andrew

its not super old, but gotta be 17 or 18 odd yrs ok, cos trust me, my waistline is a lot more santa like now that it was back then LOL

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I remember when I was young & broke, painting my $300 EH with Taubman's paving paint (mistint, cause it was cheap)- the commercial said "you can walk on it in 3 hours!"- with a brush, over crumpled up Women's Weekly in the rust holes covered in a thin layer of bog. Kept that thing on the road a few more years because of those "repairs"!

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"If your car has quarter vents, a diff at the back, and was available with wind-down windows, you may talk to me.
Otherwise I am not interested. Amen."

I've painted 2 cars with a vacuum cleaner. They came up OK.
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I've still got the blue van, needs another freshen up:

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Iโ€™ve heard of people doing this
Not sure if itโ€™s going to work in my line of work tho ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

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Stay safe all

"just my 2cents worth"

"were going to need a bigger shed"
trippled75@yahoo.com.au
This will take You to" Old Holden sheds"
https://web.archive....

Just need to find a gas-powered vac, then tap into that pipe.

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