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I've been very disappointed in the quality of the paint job I received when I color changed from Plum Crazy to Ivory Tri-Coat Pearl. So, I'm sucking it up and stripping it down for paint again. The paint shop won't be ready to take it in until mid-February, but since it really doesn't get used much this time of year, might as well get started on tear down. No sense paying someone to do simple disassembly.
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It was an expensive lesson learned. I'm just hoping the thing works. I may wind up having to send it to someone else to ensure it's correct. When I contacted her around the beginning of January 2018 and asked if she could get it done over the winter. It tooks months after she assured me she could to get her to respond to an email (she had my motor by this point). Eventually, I was assured she'd finish it up over Memorial Day weekend. It finally showed up just before Christmas. Very disappointed with the lack of communication. After hearing from others who've used her, I'm afraid the motor might be full of glass beads. I guess I'll have to plug the harness into it and see if it works.
Wow, sorry to hear that.
 

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I also decided to install a new radio in my last uncut dash bezel. That's a tedious chore on this car. Mostly because the same shop that screwed up my vacuum harness installed the radio that was in it and had used half a pound of zip ties on its harness. Even with the cluster out, it still took what felt like forever to get the radio free.
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That is nice there is a radio option that looks factory!
 

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Windshield frame and drip rail I've already paid another shop to cut out and replace. Amazing the damage a vinyl top does. This is going to be one expensive paint job.
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Wow, this has me dreading the repair on my Valiant. I have some Rust bubbles under the vinyl top, so i am imagining there is much more that i cant see.:(

I wonder if there is a way to prevent this from happening?
 

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