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Repaint Reporter (v70 n2)

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ppG GALLery 35 ppg dream Car Awards are given annually to the two vehicles judged to best demonstrate outstanding color, design, gloss and execution in a paint job at the goodguys ppg nationals, held in Columbus, ohio. this year's winners were a 1962 plymouth panel truck owned by barry and Vicky Cawley of Hardy, Va., and a 1957 ford thunderbird owned by ken and darlene Wallace of parish, fla. the Cawleys' panel truck, an original factory conversion of a 1962 plymouth Valiant, caught the judges' eyes with its lustrous red flake finish— achieved with ppg's liquid Crystal Candy Apple red from the Vibrance Collection ® with deltron ® dbC basecoat, followed by dCu2002 Concept ® High solids polyurethane Clearcoat. specialist tim degraff painted the truck, and ppg distributor blue ridge Color Company of roanoke, Va., supplied the paint. the Wallaces' car features a custom-blended, gleaming blue finish with flames dancing on the hood and sides. the paint scheme was executed by Wes Adkins of Wild Wes paintworks, dover, ohio. Adkins used ppg's deltron dbC500 basecoat and dCu2002 clearcoat along with Midnight sapphire topcoat and o-so-orange, yella, and Candy Apple red liquid Crystal toners and tints from ppg's Vibrance Collection. goodguys dreAM CArs

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