Finish Operations


Finishing operations
Level 1  Level 1 Level 2    Level 3    Level 4   
Restore New Build        
Frame          
New custom chassis   X P    
Teardown X   O    
Media blast or chemical dip X   O    
Epoxy coat X   O    
Patch weld X   O    
Grind all welds smooth X   O    
Epoxy prime X X X    
Block sand X X O    
Paint X X X    
Block sand X X O    
Buff X X X    
Cosmetic touch up       X O
         
Bodywork          
Teardown - Remove trim and major body panels X X X X  
Inventory and document condition X X X X  
Repair & replate or replace trim X X O    
Media blast or chemical dip X X X O  
Epoxy coat X X X O  
Patch / weld X X X X X
Metal work X X X X X
Adjust panel gaps to 1/8" tolerance X X      
Adjust panel gaps to 1/4" tolerance     X    
         
Paint work          
Epoxy prime and block 4 times Minimum X X      
Epoxy prime and block 4 times Maximum     X    
Epoxy prime and block 2 times       X  
Epoxy prime and block 1 time         X
Urethane sealer X X X X X
Paint X X X X O
Clear coat X X X X O
Single stage paint for solid colors       X X
Block sand 5 times (800/1000/1200/1500/2000 grits) X X X    
Block sand 3 times (1000/1500/2000 grits)       X  
Buff 3 times X X X    
Buff 2 times       X  
Polish X X X X X
         
Suspension          
Original Manufacturer Parts X O O    
NOS Parts X   O    
Remanufactured Parts     O X  
Rebuilt OE Parts X   O X  
Aftermarket Parts   X O X O
Fabricate Parts X X O    
Smooth all casting marks X X O    
Painted surfaces receive mirror finish X X O    
Refinish Fasteners X O O O  
New fasteners   P      
Index Fasteners X X      
Decorative Fasteners   P O O  
         
Drivetrain          
All castings are ground smooth X X O    
Painted surfaces receive mirror finish X X      
Polish Stainless, Billet, Brass, Replate Chrome, Nickel X X O    
Bolts indexed X X      
Decorative Fasteners   X O    
Coat or polish exhaust system O X O    
Custom Fabricated exhaust   X O    
         
Plumbing          
Braided flexible lines O X O O  
Polished stainless hard lines O X O    
Lines hidden   X O    
         
Electric          
Hidden Wires   X O    
Fabricated Wire Harness   X O    
OE Harness X   O    
           
Wheels & Tires            
Rebuild Original Wheels X        
Install Original specification tires X        
Index lug nuts X X      
         
Interior          
Rebuild Original Instruments X O      
Aftermarket Instruments   O O    
All painted surfaces polished X X O    
Custom fabricated interior   X O    
Over restored original interior X        
           
           
X = Standard          
P = Preferred          
O = Optional          
           
Level 1 = Concourse, Level 2 = Show, Level 3 = Show & Shine, Level 4 = Recreational