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Mail From: (email redacted) (DUHART JOHN)

Hey All,

Kevin Writes:

>Well I have removed all the rotten old hydraulics from my TR4A, gotten

>shiny new Lucas/Girling cylinders to replace them, and stripped my

>firewall down to the bare metal so as to prevent ongoing corrosion (an

>odious task if there ever was one). My question to you now is what best

>to use to prime and paint the firewall so as to prevent another episode

>of corrosion. Except for two pinholes where the rust was heavy it looks

>and feels intact. Thanks for your opinions in advance.

>Kevin O'Driscoll

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As a side question what do you use to strip the body/frame down? I was
thinking I would sand blast the frame, but can I rent/buy a sand blaster,
or should I have this done? Tell me what you've done.

(And yes, as you all can probably tell from the types of questions I ask,
I have never done any restoration to a car. A guy has to start
somewhere, and I love this car so I want to do it right.)



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