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Absolutely beautiful!  Even though time seems to go faster the older we get, that still had to be worse then having to go to bed on Christmas Eve as a kid to wait for Santa to come. And, yes … go put some miles on that baby. 

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Looks gorgeous, Brew!  I love Autumn Gold on a '70 Monte (only year it was offered)! I've owned two, one with a  white vinyl top and one with black.  It will be great to see more photos of yours with a painted top. 

Hope the paint job meets your expectations because quality isn't always proportional to wait time.  I left my blue '70 with a painter all summer in FL but he didn't even start on it until I returned in the fall and then did a rush job.  Same money - substandard results.  Never again ....

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24 minutes ago, MCfan said:

Looks gorgeous, Brew!  I love Autumn Gold on a '70 Monte (only year it was offered)! I've owned two, one with a  white vinyl top and one with black.  It will be great to see more photos of yours with a painted top. 

Hope the paint job meets your expectations because quality isn't always proportional to wait time.  I left my blue '70 with a painter all summer in FL but he didn't even start on it until I returned in the fall and then did a rush job.  Same money - substandard results.  Never again ....

I feel your pain. 

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41 minutes ago, MCfan said:

Looks gorgeous, Brew!  I love Autumn Gold on a '70 Monte (only year it was offered)! I've owned two, one with a  white vinyl top and one with black.  It will be great to see more photos of yours with a painted top. 

Hope the paint job meets your expectations because quality isn't always proportional to wait time.  I left my blue '70 with a painter all summer in FL but he didn't even start on it until I returned in the fall and then did a rush job.  Same money - substandard results.  Never again ....

I sanded it down to bare metal, disassembled, wet sanded, reassembled. And I had to ask that many pieces be redone, some of them SEVERAL times. The lack of attention to detail was really surprising from someone with such a good rep.
I could detail the issues but I will refrain.

The end product after all the issues is solid. But it seems to me that doing it properly THE FIRST TIME would save labor, material & reputation. But what do I know, I’m just a customer

 

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Great looking Monte!!

I'm hoping to get my 72 painted within the next month. It's only been 4 years and 2 months since I brought it home.

My body shop guy has a regular job and then works on it when he has time, but since I already paid him 4 yrs ago to paint my car, I need to crack the whip on him more now to get it done.

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4 hours ago, MCfan said:

Looks gorgeous, Brew!  I love Autumn Gold on a '70 Monte (only year it was offered)! I've owned two, one with a  white vinyl top and one with black.  It will be great to see more photos of yours with a painted top. 

Hope the paint job meets your expectations because quality isn't always proportional to wait time.  I left my blue '70 with a painter all summer in FL but he didn't even start on it until I returned in the fall and then did a rush job.  Same money - substandard results.  Never again ....

Quick,Cheap,Perfect..... Pick any two. ;)

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