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Old 05-12-2013, 02:53 PM   #161
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Just enjoyed the last little while reading your build posts, very nice looking car man. Do you ever attend Ertefa meets when they're around? I haven't, but have heard good things about those meets. Personally, you've sold me on getting sportline springs for my car.
Thanks. I haven't been to Ertefa this year yet but I might check it out this week actually!
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:51 PM   #162
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Raf, how many coats of black did you do before the silver metallizer (if you remember)?
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Old 05-12-2013, 06:30 PM   #163
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Raf, how many coats of black did you do before the silver metallizer (if you remember)?
I did about 4 coats of black. Plasti dip seems to work and hold alot better when you lay it on thick. I always start with the first coat very thin and let it dry, then I start to go really thick. When it comes to the metalizer you can put as much or as little as you want. Generally I spray really thin coats. The more metalizer you put on the more gunmetal coloured it turns
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I did about 4 coats of black. Plasti dip seems to work and hold alot better when you lay it on thick. I always start with the first coat very thin and let it dry, then I start to go really thick. When it comes to the metalizer you can put as much or as little as you want. Generally I spray really thin coats. The more metalizer you put on the more gunmetal coloured it turns
How many cans of black/metalizer did it take approximately?
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:06 PM   #165
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How many cans of black/metalizer did it take approximately?
Less than a can
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Per wheel, right?
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:40 PM   #167
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Nope. I used about 2.5-3 cans of black from what I can remember and less than a can of the metalizer. I only sprayed about 3 very light coats of the metalizer to get the color I wanted
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Nope. I used about 2.5-3 cans of black from what I can remember and less than a can of the metalizer. I only sprayed about 3 very light coats of the metalizer to get the color I wanted
Oh, okay. Sounds good. They came out to what I'm going for with my new wheels. Thank you, sir!
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so........why'd she get towed yesterday?
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Old 05-15-2013, 09:43 AM   #170
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Turned out that the stock OEM oil filter cracked (oil change was gone in January and it just cracked now
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