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What grit paper for stripping paint and rust???
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Now that I finally have air I am going to buy a new DA.  What grit paper should I use to sand off the paint and rust??  80 grit?

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Wade
1972 Mach 1 351 cj 4speed
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80 is a good choice for stripping old paint.


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+1 on 80 grit however be careful with spinning the DA too fast and spending too much time in one spot as you will remove some of the metal
I found it was better to use a buffing/sanding machine which has much slower speeds to remove the bulk of the paint then finish off with the DA perhaps with 120 grit
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Great auto body specific forum, learned a lot from here when I was doing my 71.

http://autobodystore.com/forum/index.php


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