|After the clear
had dried, we went back and sanded the body completely to ready it for
We are going to do a little stripe around the
taillights, so we added them for reference.
Josh Shaw, who originally did the artwork for
the car, did the striping. He is a fantastic artist who really has
the eye. He's based in Ohio and does all of the flame layouts and
striping for Wade Hughes. If
you have a need for Josh, you can reach him at 513-659-6219.
Here the striping is complete. It
consists of two very thin white lines above and below a 3/8" yellow
stripe. These colors are matched to the colors we're using in the
interior (and wheels). Not seen in the photo is the hood, which the
stripe follows to the front edge of the hood tops. Josh also put a
single white line on the wheels which is hardly visible, but a really nice
You can see the taillight treatment in this
shot - again yellow with fine white lines bordering. These were
Josh's ideas - they fit perfectly with the theme of the car. Now onto
reclearing everything, sanding and buffing.