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August 2020

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Media Blasting and Valve Covers

I can still remember the first time I used media blasting.

Posted: 8/30/20

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Rusted Chrome Air Cleaner

Chrome Car Cancer

Do you know chrome can rust?

Posted: 8/23/20

Rusted '87 Mustang

Eyes on the Prize

Recently, I reviewed CarTech's Media Blasting & Metal Preparation because of the El Camino, but it's difficult to think about rust without returning to the Survivor '87 Mustang.

Posted: 8/16/20

Media Blasting & Metal Preparation Front Cover

Media Blasting & Metal Preparation

One of the biggest challenges to achieving a quality finish is substrate preparation. I'm facing that same dilemma myself with the El Camino.

To help get the results I'm looking for — and do it as quickly and inexpensively as possible — I picked up a copy of Media Blasting & Metal Preparation.

To find out if this book can help you do the same, check out the review!

Posted: 8/20

Rusted El Camino Valve Cover

Corrosion Conundrum

It's not like I've never done media blasting before — I even have a small outfit built around an Eastwood bench top blast cabinet.

Posted: 8/9/20

El Camino Interior

From a Certain Point of View

The need to rebuild the Powerglide in my Grandfather's El Camino has brought to light some glaring issues with space.

Posted: 8/2/20

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