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Old 05-12-2004, 09:55 PM   #1
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wondering what i have to do to the center counsol and the dash pieces before i paint them. i tried them on my other bonneville and it turned out like crap and peeled. do i need to sand it, what grit, and do i need to prime it and so forth. thanks
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Well, since its plastic, your going to need to sand it down, with some rough sand paper like 100 grit then down to something fine like 220. Spray on some Primer, then the paint, and perhaps a clear coat high gloss finish, if thats the finish you are trying to accomplish. Do several light coats of paint instead of one thick, it'll look much better, trust me. And make sure you give it AMPLE time to dry, like 12 hours before really messing with it. Read instructions on the spray paint can for exactly how long, but trust me, i've messed up i don't know how many paint jobs on things because I was too impatient and ruined all my time.


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Krylon makes "Fusion" A spray paint for plastics. I've used and it works quite well, I had it on my intake for a while. I chipped it when I dropped it, But other than that it was really good.
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fusion is really good stuff i use it on my plastic models
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I agree the Fusion works really well....my folks used it on some plastic lawn furniture and it bonds very well...it takes 7 days before it is chip proof however.
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I agree the Fusion works really well....my folks used it on some plastic lawn furniture and it bonds very well...it takes 7 days before it is chip proof however.
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