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Please check out my thread in the Events section for a classic car show to benefit Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers. I will be bringing my Bird and hope to meet many other squarebird members.

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Well..? Did you ground it?
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Well..? Did you ground it?
I didn't get that far yet. I have the tank out; next weekend I'm going to wire brush the under carriage from the banjo back so I can POR-15 it before installing the new tank. I'll definitely be grounding that tank!
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Use a rag over a cresent wrench to straight out the bottom edge of the rear bumper.

A rubber mallet on the inside of that spare tire "well" can make that area look better too...

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Use a rag over a cresent wrench to straight out the bottom edge of the rear bumper.

A rubber mallet on the inside of that spare tire "well" can make that area look better too...

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Thanks for the tip. I give that a try on Saturday!
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Another example of a Watson type paint job.
A little rough, but I'm going to leave it as it was done.



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Got some more work done on the bird this weekend. I spent Saturday wiring brushing and cleaning the undercarriage from the banjo back. Then I gave it two cotes of semi-gloss POR-15 rust proofer. Today I prepped and installed the fuel tank. Im ordering a set of stainless steel pre-bent fuel lines; they should arrive in about two weeks.




























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Looking good! Keep us posted
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That's what I'm talkin' 'bout... Good job.

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As I said on Facebook, looks GREAT. I even noticed u straightened out the lower bumper lip...

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