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Petroliana2351 of 2958Texaco 1996 Atlanta Olympic Pins.road trip finds
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Posted 6 years ago


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Had this idea in my mind so I had an hour or so to kill and tried to do a rustic restoration, just an experiment. I new if I didnt like this I would be glass beading the whole thing anyways and painting it as I had decided not to leave it as is, it has green paint on it that Sunoco never used. Comments welcome.... I think. lol


  1. officialfuel officialfuel, 6 years ago
    Love them either way!
  2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
    I'll agree with offcialfuel, but will be awaiting to see how the experiment turns out, good luck and nice can.
  3. EJW-54 EJW-54, 6 years ago
    Thanks official,chevy,kerry and stonesfan for checking this out, I didnt want to paint the whole can yellow w/ blue letters and going with blue can and yellow letters is backwards for time period, so I painted the yellow diamond and then tried to make it look old. it sure makes sunoco stand out more, I think Ill leave it like this for now, thanks all.
  4. gargoylecollector gargoylecollector, 6 years ago
    good work I'd leave it that way!
  5. EJW-54 EJW-54, 6 years ago
    Thanks gargoyle for love it and nice compliment.
  6. PeterN, 6 years ago
    Thanks for info ,love the oil cans thanks again pete
  7. EJW-54 EJW-54, 6 years ago
    Sure thing PeterN, thanks for checkin this can out.
  8. EJW-54 EJW-54, 6 years ago
    Thanks packrat, jamie and stonesfan for likes and loves.
  9. trunkman trunkman, 5 years ago
    Yes -- it looks great with the "freshen up" look. Nice touch to it.
  10. EJW-54 EJW-54, 5 years ago
    Thanks trunkman for the nice compliment!
  11. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    I agree with your rustic approach & it looks great this way. It certainly added show-ability and value.
  12. sugartoes2u sugartoes2u, 4 years ago
    Your items are so unique i could view them for hours, thank you for posting them
  13. EJW-54 EJW-54, 4 years ago
    Thanks so much sugartoes2u for the nice comment! have fun looking, I do!
  14. sugartoes2u sugartoes2u, 4 years ago
    you are very welcome and the pleasure has been mine
  15. ravage60 ravage60, 1 year ago
    I love what you did with this.

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