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Old 5th September 2011, 12:41 PM
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Old 5th September 2011, 06:27 PM
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Old 5th September 2011, 10:24 PM
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Whats the best way to paint these and would it be durable?
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Old 5th September 2011, 10:52 PM
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Whats the best way to paint these and would it be durable?
Like any other car TBH. The only difference would be the primer.
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Old 6th September 2011, 09:06 AM
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You need specific primer for grp then quality paint so to do a 7 you are perhaps looking at 200 worth of paint then the elbow grease and somewhere to paint it properly as need warmth, having it done by a paint shop would cost more than a new set of panels.
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Old 6th September 2011, 09:35 AM
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Hi Gaz,

We have a body shop in the unit opposite us and we have had a few pieces sprayed in the past where builders have wanted colors not available in the normal RAL range, pearl colours mainly. They have turned out really good by etching the gel with 800g grit then a few thin layers of colored base coat and lacquered over the top. They have come out very nice but its all in preparation and cleanliness to get a professional finish.

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Old 6th September 2011, 12:56 PM
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Cool Wide scoop bonnet for me

Hi Andy

You can put me down for a wide scoop bonnet please, not fussed which one

I think the wide scoop will be an ideal compliment to my Redtop engine & will resolve a few clearance issues that I have.

Email me the payment details & I'll sort it pronto.

I have painted a fair bit of GRP over the years, mainly boats & aftermarket car body kits.
Never had a problem obtaining a good, long lasting finish.

Any decent paint shop will be more than happy to advise on the correct paint system to use on GRP
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Old 6th September 2011, 01:10 PM
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Hi Andy

You can put me down for a wide scoop bonnet please, not fussed which one

I think the wide scoop will be an ideal compliment to my Redtop engine & will resolve a few clearance issues that I have.

Email me the payment details & I'll sort it pronto.

I have painted a fair bit of GRP over the years, mainly boats & aftermarket car body kits.
Never had a problem obtaining a good, long lasting finish.

Any decent paint shop will be more than happy to advise on the correct paint system to use on GRP
No problem Ronnie - you can collect it on Saturday.....
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Old 6th September 2011, 01:23 PM
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Painted a few grp bodied cars over the years and I found it easier than messing with normal cars but prep is the key to it all and working clean. Pretty much the same applies to doing grp anyway to avoid problems.
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