Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

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Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by DeadStang » 13 Jan 2018, 00:01

Should the pinch weld that sticks down, running along the side length of the car wheel-to-wheel, to the inside of the rockers (actualy where the rockers meet up with the floorpans) be painted black for a 1969 Cougar -- like it is on the Mustang? Or is this car just missing the trim so I am seeing the weld that I usually don't see?

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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by GLC » 13 Jan 2018, 07:34

Yes it should have the black pinch welds.

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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by jcbingcougar » 13 Jan 2018, 08:43

Both. The car is missing its rocker moldings and the pinch weld should be painted black.
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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by SPLINEHEAD » 13 Jan 2018, 10:44

I was unaware of the black pinch weld. So did they paint the black and just, how do I say, let the color over spray onto the bottom of the rocker and the maybe onto the flange of the pinch welds? In other words how does the transition look? I think I would like to do this on mine as I have never liked the looks of the white flange sticking down.

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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by catlover » 13 Jan 2018, 11:03

Get a can of semi gloss black and spray pinch-weld and keep as much as you can off of the bottom of rockers and floor pan.
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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by ccarney69 » 13 Jan 2018, 13:56

Are same pinch welds behind the rear wheels body color?
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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by BossElim69 » 13 Jan 2018, 19:13

Sgeegle has it documented
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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by jcbingcougar » 13 Jan 2018, 21:54

ccarney69 wrote:
13 Jan 2018, 13:56
Are same pinch welds behind the rear wheels body color?
No. They are also blacked out.
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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by DeadStang » 13 Jan 2018, 23:51

jcbingcougar wrote:
13 Jan 2018, 21:54
ccarney69 wrote:
13 Jan 2018, 13:56
Are same pinch welds behind the rear wheels body color?
No. They are also blacked out.
What rattle can paint would be best to use? This car isn't mine, but I do have a couple of others that need this little detail completed as this is one of the things -- like body color fender bolts -- that bugs me.

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Re: Originality check -- 1969 painted pinch weld?

Post by jcbingcougar » 13 Jan 2018, 23:57

Any semi-flat black like Krylon 1613 would work just fine. You could also use DP90LF or some other catalyzed semi-flat too.
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