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April 24, 2018, 06:36:42 PM

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painted satin black
« on: April 24, 2018, 06:36:42 PM »
I think it came out well
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April 24, 2018, 06:44:36 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2018, 06:44:36 PM »
Looks good.  I have still to find a system that stops the plastic going grey and makes it easier to clean.  Various folks have tried various tricks.  Painting them is certainly a new one though.  :)
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April 24, 2018, 08:46:54 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2018, 08:46:54 PM »
Yes they came out great , but it was all about the prep   after years of gels /  silicone / polish and dear knows what   the surface had to be really clean   the painting was the easy part
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April 24, 2018, 08:50:06 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2018, 08:50:06 PM »
What did you use as the cleaning agent in this case?
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April 24, 2018, 10:11:17 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2018, 10:11:17 PM »
My nephew knows a guy who has a bodyshop and he gave us degreaser and pre wipe   plus scuff pads which i used every chance i got for weeks before  spray day
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April 25, 2018, 08:15:00 AM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2018, 08:15:00 AM »
Colin,

Nice car and nice paint job.

As you state the art is getting it clean and free from previous treatments especially silicone.

Assume you used a plastic adhesive promoter as well to aid the bond of the paint ?

Im thinking of doing the same later this summer, did you go gloss or satin, looks too shiny for a satin or matt in the photos.

Looks cracking.
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April 25, 2018, 08:15:58 AM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2018, 08:15:58 AM »
Ooops

Just read your header - answered my own question its satin back.

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April 25, 2018, 08:16:21 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2018, 08:16:21 PM »
Looks good.  I have still to find a system that stops the plastic going grey and makes it easier to clean.  Various folks have tried various tricks.  Painting them is certainly a new one though.  :)

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April 25, 2018, 09:00:11 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2018, 09:00:11 PM »
lol   yes satin black , wasn't brave enough for gloss  , but  might put a coat of lacquer on down the line
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May 06, 2018, 11:14:58 PM
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Re: painted satin black
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May 07, 2018, 08:17:15 AM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2018, 08:17:15 AM »
Nice job looks so much better, did you remove all the plastic or mask up and spray it on the car?

May 07, 2018, 11:02:42 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2018, 11:02:42 PM »
My nephew did the masking up   he's very good at it  and he did the spraying
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May 08, 2018, 08:41:27 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2018, 08:41:27 PM »
Looks good

Which satin black paint ?

Is is flexible and for painting plastic ?

Which primer  ?

Aerosol tins or spray gun application ?
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May 08, 2018, 10:53:58 PM
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Re: painted satin black
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2018, 10:53:58 PM »
Thanks AW8    We have a paint and parts supplier who made up the aerosol tins for me  and there own plastic primer , so don't have a brand name ,
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