old school paint job

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Thebutchershop
by Thebutchershop
over a year ago
i got an old 73 c10 step van im wantn to give it an old rat raod style apint job, any tips you guys can give me? i want it to look like is faded an worn away if that helps, any help would be nice, thanks
slamdblazer
by slamdblazer
over a year ago
U WANT FLAT PAINT OR LIKE IT WAS IN A FEILD ALL ITS LIFE? opps caps. but yea if your goin for ratrod-ish then scallops flat paints and pinstriping always works.
Thebutchershop
by Thebutchershop
over a year ago
ya i want it too look like it was in a feild,
Minty Fresh Maz
by Minty Fresh Maz
over a year ago
Somebody told me u could "rust it" with Steel-wool and water. I dunno, makes sense anyway, right!?!
granth
by granth
over a year ago
no offense, but thats pretty retarded. let the vehicle do its thing. all those fake rust paint jobs are so funny to me.
MysteriousGT1
by MysteriousGT1
over a year ago
Originally posted by framedragger



no offense, but thats pretty retarded. let the vehicle do its thing. all those fake rust paint jobs are so funny to me.

same here...But i like the idea of flat black with pinstripes!

david49910
by david49910
over a year ago
Go stick it in a field to get patina. Hopefully, by the time it gets the look you're after, you'll realize that the 'barn find' look isn't for 73 Chevy vans.

granth
by granth
over a year ago
Originally posted by david49910



Go stick it in a field to get patina. Hopefully, by the time it gets the look you're after, you'll realize that the 'barn find' look isn't for 73 Chevy vans.



LOL hell, its hardly 60's. Seriosuly, build it and shove it in a corn field, come back in 20 years and maybe you will have the paint you want........................minus the cool history of a car.
Severed701
by Severed701
over a year ago
spray down your color that would be the old skool "primer or sealer"..then spray your top coat...then either sand,wetsand,buff,wipe with thinner..whatever works best...to get the under color to show thru like its faded or worn away..then clear it with flat clear..or just leave it...ive done some small things like that and it works well
BAD_INC
by BAD_INC
over a year ago
I vote flat black with long white scallops coming off of the front wheelwells and they MUST be outlined (pinstriped) with red.
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