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Old 11-07-2007, 11:44 PM   #1
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Just getting this out here before I plan it.
My trunk and hood are pretty bad. Both have large amounts of surface rust (so does the roof, but I'm not too worried about that). Does anyone have any experience with painting in a garage? Websites? Paint brands?
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*bump*



ohhhhhhhhhhh, K-Otik...
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ohhhhhhhhhhh, K-Otik...
my first thought


if you can do it up right and have the right temp and ventilation you can make it look good.
some of the paint professionals can probably give you a good idea of what you need for the right setup.

IMO, some of the best paint is probably PPG but it can get expensive, just depends on exactly what you want.
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Prep is very important.

You *need* a dust free environment. Hard to achieve in most garages, you'll need a lot of plastic, etc...
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I was thinking about making a canopy out of plastic bags or something like that...

And yes, PPG will be mandatory...
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Come on, K-Otik...

He'* probably still mad about the meet a year ago
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