Hi Sajeev, You did a fabulous job on the front of your sleeper '85 LTD. I've had great experiences over the years 'restoring' different areas of my classic Cougars, by means of a spray-bomb (or three) of paint. On my first-ever attempt (when I was 'just a kid') I was motivated to 'eliminate' a 4"-long by 3"-high ragged hole in the rocker panel of my first-ever '67 Cougar XR-7 -- forward of the right-side rear wheel opening. I started by wire brushing the rotted area of the rocker panel to eliminate the loose-bits. I followed this operation by "flooding" the roughened sheet metal with a 'Rust Stop'-type topical metal treatment. As instructed by the Rust Stop can's label, I had waited to witness the sprayed sheet metal go thru a color transformation from 'purple' to 'decidedly-black'. I followed-up by overfilling the treated hole with part of a spray-bomb of expanding-foam. I recall that I had really-liked the idea of the foam creating an "Impenetrable Seal", **when applied according to the instructions on the can**. Once the resulting 'foam blob' had fully-set after 24-hours, I 'sculpted' it to match the flanking lines of the rocker panel. I completed my right-side rocker panel 're-do' with a splash of matching navy-blue paint, then clear coat, a-la-can-de-bomb. I regret not having access to the BEFORE and AFTER photos I recorded on the day..... [It was long enough ago, that I probably employed a "Kodak Instamatic" camera..... with a "Flash Cube"..... Alas, it was that long ago... ] When all is said and done, As Long As You Didn't Look Too Close(!!), my '67 Coug's right-side rocker panel had been transformed. The jagged, gaping 'orange hole' had become a continuous-appearing sheet metal body line. I held onto the car for years afterward. The 'orange' never reappeared at the site of my 're-do'.
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