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paint question


justin476
12-15-2005, 01:18 AM
How do you get that "flat black" look that some cars have. Is it just primer or is it actual paint? thanks

WDELOAD
12-15-2005, 09:38 PM
most of it is a primer.. if ur gunna do it dont use rattle cans..

kicker1_solo
12-15-2005, 10:55 PM
most of it is a primer.. if ur gunna do it dont use rattle cans..
why?

WDELOAD
12-16-2005, 05:54 PM
why?

better for if down the road u do want to paint it... spray on primer is crappy in my opinion

kicker1_solo
12-17-2005, 01:48 PM
better for if down the road u do want to paint it...
you sand it all down before you paint, so why would that matter?

WDELOAD
12-17-2005, 05:47 PM
if u put like 3 layers of primer on later on u can wet sand it and its ready for paint... with rattle cans u have to sand it all the way off and then spray primer anyways

Schister66
12-17-2005, 06:07 PM
I have some friends w/ rattle canned cars and they look pretty sweet....flat black w/ clear vinyls is pretty nice i think. If you're going to repaint someday it isn't going to affect anything because like kicker said, you're going to sand it all again anyway....

Duatone
12-18-2005, 01:51 AM
I use all PPG product, and a great durable sealer that we use, and rodders also use for their flat black "suede" paint job is DP90LF. my preference is to avoid rattle can since it clogs paper super fast and is just a pain in the ass to prep with. I hate wasting time to strip it off.

vwracer14
01-17-2006, 03:30 AM
i know a guy who spray painted his bug red and has won a few shows with it

it all about how u do it and buy the most expinsive spray paint out there you get what you pay for

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