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« on: December 19, 2008, 09:28:16 AM »

I need verification on the first primer coat as stated in the CRG document http://www.camaros.org/assemblyprocess.shtml , the second high build coat is called out as Gray.

I assume the first primer coat was GRAY also, and that the undercarriage when the car was complete was this first coat of primer(Gray) and the overspray from the body color and rocker blackout when used.

Is this correct?

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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2008, 12:08:07 PM »

The first prime coat (at least at Norwood) was red oxide - see photo below of my 02D '69.
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2008, 12:12:46 PM »

Was this true in Feb 67?

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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2008, 03:45:19 PM »

My car is a feb 67 LOS car, anybody know the 1st coat primer color?

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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2008, 06:29:36 PM »

my 12d 67 norwood car was red oxide.
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2008, 09:37:38 PM »

So do both of you have red oxide showing underneath your cars with body color over spray around the edges?

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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2008, 05:11:23 PM »

Hi , my january 69 SS 350 from norwood had Gray primer , and the car had all the original orange paint when i striped it .
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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2008, 10:30:24 PM »

The grey usually shows up on the floor pans and under the trunk floor... some cars have more.

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Check out the Black 69 RS/Z28 45k mile Survivor and the Lemans Blue 69 Z 10D frame off...
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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2008, 07:08:02 PM »



Ok, It looks like Red Oxide was the overall primer for the entire car.

It looks to me that where the primer has been worn away?, the blackish color is possibly from the chemical processes before paint?

Someone help me with what I am looking at.

JohnZ, can you describe this?

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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2008, 07:34:37 PM »

what year is that car? and what color is the exterior?
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Check out the Black 69 RS/Z28 45k mile Survivor and the Lemans Blue 69 Z 10D frame off...
https://picasaweb.google.com/112392262205377424364/1969_Z28_Restoration
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« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2008, 10:03:14 AM »

67 Red Exterior w/Gold interior. Look at the following link, the red is primer not paint color. Just my luck the car would be red so to skew the difference. Embarrassed

http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=145784

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« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2008, 11:40:42 AM »

JohnZ, can you describe this?

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Typical underbody showing red oxide primer.
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« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2008, 12:09:04 PM »

John

I was referring to the Dark Gray or Black coloring. Where is it from? Did any chemical treatments in assembly cause this dark coloring or is it road grime?

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« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2008, 01:40:32 AM »

The greyish black looks like flow coat primer or the like... black out paints, different color paints, clearing nozzels... who knows what could have happened... some of the line guys were jokers.
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Check out the Black 69 RS/Z28 45k mile Survivor and the Lemans Blue 69 Z 10D frame off...
https://picasaweb.google.com/112392262205377424364/1969_Z28_Restoration
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« Reply #14 on: December 24, 2008, 07:01:35 AM »

John

I was referring to the Dark Gray or Black coloring. Where is it from? Did any chemical treatments in assembly cause this dark coloring or is it road grime?

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Isn't the black the first etch coat in the process and the red oxide primer in your pic minimal coverage? Like the epoxies I use today. I did not think they just blew on lacquer primers over the bare prepared metal. According to the assembly process this is what is indicated.
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