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  • Bay One Customs Cameo SEMA Truck Build : Reassembly and Shiny Things!

    TC and his team at Bay One Customs have been very busy since we last checked in with them. With only 8 weeks to go until the big debut at SEMA 2013, they really need to hustle to finish the truck. They don't plan to fake it like a lot of the cars at the show, this sucker needs to run, drive, AND look good!

    After laying down the special Eastwood Candy Red paint (coming to eastwood.com soon!) on the body panels, TC was nice enough to give us a quick tutorial on how he achieves that DEEP, WET finish on his candy paint jobs. We still can't believe how killer that color looks!

    With the panels all shiny and ready to go together, the team "married" the cab and the chassis and started hooking up the essentials to make this pile of shiny metal a running, driving truck. This includes, exhaust, wiring and electrical, HVAC system, and much more! Oh... and a LOT of shiny chrome bits (what do you expect it IS a SEMA show vehicle!). TC gives us a quick rundown below.

    Bay One has been using a LOT of Eastwood products along the way. TC is a big fan of our stuff, so much so, he likes to share tips and tricks he uses to achieve such amazing results. In the video below TC shows a trick for getting a smooth, satin, UV resistant finish on the wood for the bed of the truck. He also covers applying the candy red to the cab and bed and shows you them mated to the chassis. The vision is really starting to become a reality and everyone involved is extremely excited!

    In the most recent update from TC we're finally able to see the body fully assembled and nearly complete. The back end of this truck is also revealed. TC has an immense amount of time into the bed and tailgate alone to make it true to the original concept design. He pulled parts and cues from a number of Chevy products from this era and we think it probably came out better than if Chevy had done it themselves! Lastly he gives us a sneak peak at his custom license plate bracket modifications. This makes your "hideaway" plate look like child's play!

    Stay tuned, we'll keep feeding you updates as TC works on the truck. We hope to have a full video feature on the truck at SEMA 2013!

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  • Mustang Project Resolution Phase 7- It's looking like a car again!

    On the day of the 2013 Summer Classic our team was still cleaning and detailing the car up until the beginning of the show! We rolled it out mostly complete and the reaction from the spectators was great. The Eastwood Blue Pearl paint REALLY pops in the sun!  Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • Bay One Customs Cameo SEMA Truck Build Candy Paint Job Sneak Peak

    T.C. and crew have been very busy working on their Project Cameo Truck build for SEMA 2013 this year. We recently shared some DIY videos that TC put together with tips for spraying and clearing a candy paint job (view them here) on the center console for the truck and we couldn't wait to see the entire truck in that beautiful candy red!

    Luckily we didn't need much patience and T.C. sent us some teaser shots of the truck in the spray booth. We wanted to share these photos with you. They're sneak peaks, we'll get you better ones as the truck goes back together! The truck is covered in Eastwood coatings from our primers, based with T.C.'s secret base coat (we'll release it soon!), Eastwood Candeez Vino Rojo Candy Paint, and countless coats of Eastwood European Urethane Clear Coat to get this amazing finish! We can't wait to see the truck start to come together. TC is working on some other DIY videos and we'll give you some more sneak peaks as soon as we get them!

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  • How-To spray and finish a candy paint job- Bay One Customs Exclusive

    Our good friend TC and Bay One Customs are building a killer custom truck that's a replica of an original Chevy Concept vehicle (read more here: HERE) to show at SEMA 2013. Recently TC and crew built a custom center console for the truck and they showed us how to spray it in a candy paint job and flow-coat the clear coat. These are the pro-tips that are the secret to creating that deep, wet paint job that you see on all of the top show cars at SEMA. Catch the videos below and make sure you keep your eyes peeled for some sneak peaks of the truck sprayed in Eastwood top coats!

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  • Project Resolution- Phase Six

    We decided to replace the entire front clip after too many nasty accident damage surprises. The crew stripped the donor clip down using our stripping discs and our 100lb Pressure Blaster. Once the new nose for Resolution was cleaned, I took the reciprocating saw and began surgery.  Click Here To Read Full Post...