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November 29, 2014

Ron Dunn Finished paint

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RON DUNN FINISHED PAINT

November 26, 2014, The Team at Steve’s Auto Restoration in Oregon have completely finished the paint work on the Valley Custom Shop-built Ron Dunn Ford. Next up is final assembly.

 
Over the last couple of weeks the Ron Dunn Ford has been painted, the paint left to rest for a while and then it was time for countless of hours of wet sanding. The Sierra Gold paint was carefully sanded to a perfect smooth surface before SAR employees Jay and Duke went ahead with the cut & buff stage to get the paint till absolute perfection. The body is not looking absolutely gorgeous with super paint and the team is very eager to get started on the final assembly. Goal is to have the car displayed at the 2015 Grand National Roadster Show which is held in Pomona California from January 23-35, 2015. As these photos show, there is still a LOT to do to get the car ready…
 
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CCC-valley-customs-ron-dunn-paint-f2-02Jay and Duke doing what they do best to get the paint finish into the best condition possible.

 

 
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CCC-valley-customs-ron-dunn-paint-f2-04The paint job is all finished now, and the team has started to remove the taped sections to have a first good look.

 

 
CCC-valley-customs-ron-dunn-paint-f2-05First steps of putting the car back together were to install the front inner fenders which where painted gloss black.

 

 
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CCC-valley-customs-ron-dunn-paint-f2-07Looking forward to see all the panels back in place and the white wall tires to set off the paint… soon.

 

 
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About the Author

Rik Hoving

Rik is the CCC editor in chief. As a custom car historian he is researching custom car history for many years. In 2004 he started the Custom Car Photo Archive that has become a place of joy for many custom car enthousiasts. Here at CCC Rik will bring you inspiring articles on the history of custom cars and builders. Like a true photo detective he will show us what’s going on in all those amazing photos. He will write stories about everything you want to know in the realm of customizing. In daily life Rik is a Graphic Designer. He is married to the CCC webmaster and the father of a 10 year old son (they are both very happy with his excellent cooking skills)






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  1. Great to see this one restored!



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