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Old 05-07-2018, 10:16 PM
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Its a old coach it has electrical issues. The dome lights function by switching the ground. So if it has a hot panel it is a short most likely the rocker switch if playing around with it got it to work but a loose wire is just as likely. Got to look and see not just guess.
Agree. Wires popped loose in the switch panel in my 1963 Pinner-Chrysler somewhere during the 500 mile round-trip drive it did to the Houston meet in 2015. I kept wondering why the fuses to the flasher kept popping for a couple days until I finally took it apart.

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Old 05-08-2018, 08:51 AM
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That Chrysler had electrical gremlins from the day it was manufactured. I chased every wire till I found and corrected each of them all. There was one wire that was cut, so I reattached the ends, and then the interior lights wouldn't go off at all. I searched as far as possible, but in the end, I disconnected the wire and decided that it was miss wired at the factory.
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There's your problem Nick........... Paul "fixed" it!

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Will give it a look.

I am hoping this weekend to coat the top using the method in this thread:
http://www.professionalcarsociety.or...ead.php?t=9879
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Old 05-16-2018, 03:09 PM
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Well yesterday I got up and realized I left the passenger vent window open overnight and it had rained, so I got rain all over the passenger side floor. More than a little upset at myself for that, but whats done is done. I soaked up 2 beach towels worth of water and once I got it mostly dried I laid another towel down across the floor to soak up any more. Unfortunately there seems to be a chance of rain for the next several days, so I cant really crack open the windows to let things evaporate without fear of more rain.

Aside from that mishap, I plan on rolling on the 50/50 rustoleum and acetone coat this Saturday, already have all the supplies ready to go. i may try to start applying my masking tape and frog tape tomorrow and friday though to reduce my setup time.

I assume I want to wash the crinkle paint first, but im afraid of chipping off the crinkle paint when washing it. Any particular recommendations for giving this a quick wash before painting? Common sense tells me to get some water on it and run a cloth over it very gently since this crinkle paint is not exactly glossy.
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Soft bush light soap and rinse with open hose. But do days befor. As the paint will suck up water like a sponge. You want to dry to the base before you coat it. Best done on a sunny hot day.
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Soft bush light soap and rinse with open hose. But do days befor. As the paint will suck up water like a sponge. You want to dry to the base before you coat it. Best done on a sunny hot day.
Thanks, I did just this yesterday evening so it has time to dry by saturday. I have removed the landau bars, but I could not get the side panels off (that the crosses mounted to). On each one there was a screw that was completely loose but would not come out. I'm guessing some stripped threads or something. Spent a long time pulling it with a flathead while turning but eventually decided I would have to paint around it.
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