Prepping and painting

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Prepping and painting

Post by LS Spark » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:15 pm

I want to have a go at sanding, priming and painting my number plate plinth.

I’ve searched through the forum but can’t find any tips or advice on what sort of sand paper to use to get the best surface for priming.

Plastic primer? Adhesion promoters?

I’d prefer to have it done at a body shop but can’t be without my van. I can’t find a used/spare online.

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Re: Prepping and painting

Post by Adie66 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:41 pm

You tube has loads of diy body prep videos and walk threws and tge various sand papers needed to get professional finish

Hope this helps

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Re: Prepping and painting

Post by Barbel330 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:09 am

Flat it down with 800 wet n dry (wet) it's not heavily textured so it smooths off easily. Give it 2 light coats of plastic primer, then a couple of coats of 2k primer. Flat that with 800. Paint it your chosen colour.
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