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Old 04-14-2013, 05:56 PM   #17261
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What color and brand is that paint. I am planning on painting mine black but that looks really good.
Duplicolor perfect match YN metallic silver. But I also used SEM flexible plastic primer and SEM chip guard clear, those are expensive though
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Duplicolor perfect match YN metallic silver. But I also used SEM flexible plastic primer and SEM chip guard clear, those are expensive though
How expensive and how long did it take to do
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How expensive and how long did it take to do
Well that 1 can of chip guard was $25 and the primer was $15, the 2 cans of silver was $15.

I put 3 coats of primer waiting 10 minutes between each, then sanded it smooth after an hour of dry time. Then 4 coats of silver 10 minutes between each, then like 3 coats of clear. It took a while but I had plenty other stuff to do in the meantime.
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Took some new pics now that I've made a little more progress. What do you think?









Still have to put on an new exhaust tip and put the toolbox back on after a fresh coat of paint, should look spiffy
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Well that 1 can of chip guard was $25 and the primer was $15, the 2 cans of silver was $15.

I put 3 coats of primer waiting 10 minutes between each, then sanded it smooth after an hour of dry time. Then 4 coats of silver 10 minutes between each, then like 3 coats of clear. It took a while but I had plenty other stuff to do in the meantime.
what grit did you sand with? and wet sand?
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Took some new pics now that I've made a little more progress. What do you think?

Still have to put on an new exhaust tip and put the toolbox back on after a fresh coat of paint, should look spiffy
Looks good, is that an exhaust tip coming through the rocker? Hard to tell on my phone
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what grit did you sand with? and wet sand?
Started with 220. Then after the primer I used 800 dry. That's all the sanding I did

Thanks browning
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Started with 220. Then after the primer I used 800 dry. That's all the sanding I did

Thanks browning
yeah man, it turned out really good. great job.
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Started with 220. Then after the primer I used 800 dry. That's all the sanding I did

Thanks browning
your makin me want to do mine now that its scuffed up
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