Build Thread "Rising from Ashes" 94 Cobra build thread

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Lots of tape and patience.
I've seen a lot of body guys documenting fitting panels during the body work process, but I've always wondered how you go about fitting the panels after paint. Is there some way of marking where the panels are at when you fit everything before paint?
 

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I've seen a lot of body guys documenting fitting panels during the body work process, but I've always wondered how you go about fitting the panels after paint. Is there some way of marking where the panels are at when you fit everything before paint?
You have to fit it and align it twice. But during bodywork you can beat, bang, weld, shave metal to get all the gaps perfect. Then it’s all perfect and when you add paint...it all changes things. But not much so best to just go slow and spend the time to make it perfect.
 

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You have to fit it and align it twice. But during bodywork you can beat, bang, weld, shave metal to get all the gaps perfect. Then it’s all perfect and when you add paint...it all changes things. But not much so best to just go slow and spend the time to make it perfect.
That's great to know. I've been tossing that thought around in my head for a while now in regards to my car. I'm a long way's off from fitting everything, but it's nice to know how it works. Thanks!
 

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I'm going to need to win the lotto and be able to send you my car (and I don't pay anyone to work on my car) at the same time I send myself to therapy to learn patience... your work is outstanding!
 
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