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Offline 69eliminator

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69 Dash Frame
« on: December 15, 2013, 06:42:18 PM »
looking for the finish for the dash frame that is not visible from the interior? is it natural steel? can someone post best way to restore?
thanks
Brian
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Offline jmlay

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Re: 69 Dash Frame
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013, 10:35:04 PM »
Yes, natural steel.
Mike

Offline J_Speegle

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Re: 69 Dash Frame
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2013, 02:06:44 PM »
Depending on the conditions the car may see after restoration may guide you to a choice during restoration. Of course the your choice on how to clean the rust off also has a bearing on it also since blasting (for example) will leave a finish who's surface texture and color are unlike any natural metal. If you can clean it and return it to a factory look then protecting with a coat of Bo-shield (or similar product will work) after you paint the face like factory. Others would add a coat of stainless steel paint (or one of your likely that reproduces the look of bare metal ) then paint the surface


This basically applies to all mustangs (and cougars ;) no matter if the dash section is removeable or is welded in. Just another challenge
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Offline cobrajetchris

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Re: 69 Dash Frame
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2013, 11:33:09 AM »
I used Evaporust on my dash and it came out great. You will need a large vat to do it though or know someone who has one.
CHRIS KNOBBE
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