For the trunk floor seams on The Paddock '69 Charger, Mike Paremsky used Wrth Brushable Se
If you've ever looked at any of the body or panel seams on your Mopar, you might think that the guys applying seam sealer at the factory were paid on a per-can basis. "Liberal" doesn't even begin to describe the application.
While installing new trunk floor extensions on The Paddock-sponsored '69 Charger ("Quarter Surgery, Part II," Mopar Muscle, April '99), Mike Paremsky, owner of Michael's Auto Body, where the work is being done, showed us how he applies seam sealer to inside panels such as trunk and interior floor pans. The original factory application was thick (over half an inch deep in many places), and not very even or neat. It also had brush strokes visible. After it was applied at the factory, it was painted over.
Mike prefers Wrth Brushable Seam Sealer for these interior areas. The Wrth seam sealer is the closest Mike has found to the original factory sealer. It brushes on, doesn't shrink as it dries, and is ready for paint in 24 hours. Wrth Brushable Seam Sealer is available at your local paint supply store.
The factory application of seam sealer was anything but neat and tidy. Mike liberally appl
After applying the seam sealer, Mike takes a brand new parts washer brush and drags it ove
Here's the finished seam after painting, just like it came from the factory!
Michael's Auto Body
319 Commons Court
12399 Belcher Rd., Suite 160
221 W. Main St., Box 30
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61166 Van Dyke Rd.
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