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Painting underneath 1970 challenger

Lambeth Dave

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Hi folks the bottom of the floors on a challenger was it body colour or black ?? I have a 68 Satellite the underneath is black sound attenuation .. thanks guys..
 

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Neither actually, car was dipped in grey primer up to about the door handles. All the paint the underside received was overspray from painting the sides, rockers, etc. Some did receive optional undercoating, probably the black stuff you are seeing under your Satellite. Some restorers go to great lengths to "recreate" the primer drips and body colored overspray. To each his own. jess
 

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Neither actually, car was dipped in grey primer up to about the door handles. All the paint the underside received was overspray from painting the sides, rockers, etc. Some did receive optional undercoating, probably the black stuff you are seeing under your Satellite. Some restorers go to great lengths to "recreate" the primer drips and body colored overspray. To each his own. jess
Correct me if my cloudy mind is thinking wrong. there are some cars that got a small area black out treatment on the rocker panel area.I have to look for it to say for sure.
 

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jt's got it - grey primer with color overspray
Not sure about rocker - but there is sound deadener / undercoat in the wheel wells
Google "Come Back Cuda" - they show some detail on this in their refinish articles
 

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I did mine with grey epoxy primer & oversprayed the purple to look like factory but obviously the epoxy primer will hold up better .
 

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Found it in the cob webs of my mind.I'm sure there are other ones.
Black_Out_Sill_Pillar.png
I don't know if this is what you seeing?
Black_Out_Sill_Lower_Cuda.png
 
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