Grand Willys Project

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Gojeep wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:02 pm It is more about wanting the focus to be the engine. ;)

Love to know what the code is for sure.
I think if you read down this page you will find a lot of info on the gold engine colour used on the 300 series in 57, which was the last of the early 392 hemi engines.
https://www.chrysler300club.com/rcmstuff/colors.html
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robtus wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 9:50 pm
Gojeep wrote: Fri Nov 03, 2023 8:02 pm It is more about wanting the focus to be the engine. ;)

Love to know what the code is for sure.
I think if you read down this page you will find a lot of info on the gold engine colour used on the 300 series in 57, which was the last of the early 392 hemi engines.
https://www.chrysler300club.com/rcmstuff/colors.html
The starting point for the color base coat was one pint DuPont Chromabase clear. I don't know what all the numbers and letters mean, but your own paint specialty person will! Also note that a urethane-compatible primer must be applied before the color coat.

259663 K CC: M CHROMABASE BC Alt: (EUR)
Daewoo - 67U
Mix size: 16.0 oz. (pint)
Tinting Guide: Formula #259663
882J LS yelo oxide 27.1 (I was told this means YELLOW)
811J Med aluminum 45.4
891J Transox Red 62.1
819J Fine bright aluminum 69.8
806J HS Black 75.5
833J Green Gold 79.0
1005S Gold Pearl 89.6
1009S Super Green PL 95.2 (I was told the "PL" means PEARL)
150K B/C Balancer 317.1
175K Binder 444.5
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This is what you need.

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zuffen wrote: Sat Nov 04, 2023 7:42 am This is what you need.

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The knowledge base on the HAMB is truly amazing.
Only the yanks could name something like that !!!
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Golden Lion Gold, named by a yank without an imagination !! :D :D
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Plumdinger Purple, Strike Me Pink, Hairy Lime Green, Linamint, Lone O'ranger, Tangerine Scream, Ohh La La Rouge... there have been a few neat colour names.

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Awesome guys. Thank you very much. :)
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Once the chassis was completely painted, I drove 2 hours to the best place that did ceramic coatings on exhaust systems and turbos etc. High Performance Coatings. http://hpc.com.au You can see how the stainless system had already discoloured a lot in the 4000 km I have done.

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I wanted to not only improve the appearance, but get the reduction in heat in the engine bay and under the floors. It also takes out the tinny sound of headers and improves exhaust velocity giving a little extra power. I had them coat even all the clamps to keep everything looking the same.

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The chassis now is fully plumbed for the fuel system and the rear brake lines up to the ABS connections.

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Also the whole cooling system is done along with the powering steering and hydraulic engine fan. As much as possible of the AC system and the complete engine and chassis harness's are all in place. Brake callipers were stripped and new seals and boots fitted where needed. They were also coated in heat proof paint to restore them. Everything is ready to go once the cab and front panels arrive.

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Looking good.

What will you do for the next few months whilst the body is painted?

Will you start on the Willys or I guess room doesn't allow it.
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Sorry to hear you lost your dog, I have been through that myself. I no longer keep pets because I don't want to go through it again.

The chassis looks good, better than any I have done for myself. :D
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Sorry to hear that news about your garage buddy, I feel your pain there a big part of our lives.

Another great update and work as usual. The ceramic coating came up nice and the finish on the whole chassis is top class work.
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zuffen wrote: Tue Nov 28, 2023 9:27 pm Looking good.

What will you do for the next few months whilst the body is painted?

Will you start on the Willys or I guess room doesn't allow it.
Wont work on the 32 Willys until this is completely finished. Just no room to do so.
I can do little things like cut the holes in the rear wall trim to suit the vent holes I added to the back wall. I took all the measurements before the cab left for the painters..
Thinking of changing the bed floor from formply to marine ply as a higher quality. Just wish you could get it a bit wider than the 1220 wide as I need 1260! Only found some exterior grade ply that is wider, but you would have to seal it all etc which I'm trying to avoid to keep maintenance down. https://in2ply.com.au/exterior-plywood/
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enjenjo wrote: Wed Nov 29, 2023 9:23 am Sorry to hear you lost your dog, I have been through that myself. I no longer keep pets because I don't want to go through it again.

The chassis looks good, better than any I have done for myself. :D
Thank mate.
We are not rushing out to get another dog either as it has been tough. He gave far more rewards though, but it is pretty hard being alone all day without him.
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Sly Fox wrote: Wed Nov 29, 2023 6:55 pm Sorry to hear that news about your garage buddy, I feel your pain there a big part of our lives.

Another great update and work as usual. The ceramic coating came up nice and the finish on the whole chassis is top class work.
Thanks mate. :)
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Marcus,

I didn't watch your video until an hour ago. Sorry to hear the news.

Check these guys out for larger ply.

https://www.revolutionwoodpanels.com.au ... 0or%2018mm.

I know it's a long way away but I would guess some good Googling may find it closer to home.
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