1962 356B Porsche Restoration: Removing the Old Paint

1962 356B Porsche Restoration Continued...
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So now that all the welding is done, off with the "paint"!

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June 13th, 2006. Finally Stripping has Commenced! PAINT stripping, that is. I mostly used the DA (duel action sander--not the district attorney). I did use some paint stripper on the rear of the car. Both methods seemed to take forever...I used a hammer and dolly to hammer out dents along the way.

paint stripping a porsche 356paint stripping in progress

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paint stripping complete

And after WEEKS and weeks of sanding, I found its birthday suit. 1962 suit.
Pretty valuable suit.

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A stud welder was used to pull dents that couldn't be reached from the backside. The stud welder is the orange tool in the above photo
(and the guy from page 5).

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porsche 356 in my garage

That only took about 3 weeks!

Did it take you that long to scroll through all these pages?

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The next porsche restoration page is the
final straightening before paint...