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  1. I know I should not ask this, could I use a...

    I know I should not ask this, could I use a lacquer Primer over the urethane primer?
  2. I have the fenders sanded and a couple of doors...

    I have the fenders sanded and a couple of doors and I have one front door (driver) that has a fairly deep dent that will show can I fill over the primer or do I take it to metal?
    I thought I had...
  3. Mr. Marler, as you probably know I am on a very...

    Mr. Marler,
    as you probably know I am on a very tight budget very tight and the way it is turning out I would say good enough and squirt the color on it my problem is my nitty picky son, he thinks...
  4. Do I have to scratch the surface or just put it on

    Do I have to scratch the surface or just put it on
  5. I have been block sanding with 400g I have 220g...

    I have been block sanding with 400g I have 220g but I have no way to attach it to the block, my question is the primer seems to have been put on a bit lite as you can see the white seal coat also the...
  6. Not to get into a contest go look at Orielly here...

    Not to get into a contest go look at Orielly here in the states
  7. I just purchased the aircraft stripper with the...

    I just purchased the aircraft stripper with the good and smelly chemical here in the US at Orielly auto parts.
  8. OK I am sort of on the right track I thank all of...

    OK I am sort of on the right track I thank all of you, yes I purchased a rattle can of SEM Guide Coat on Tuesday in anticipation of block sanding and I will hold off on sanding for a while as...
  9. Hello I have the car in the grey hi-build primer...

    Hello
    I have the car in the grey hi-build primer at least I think it is a high build, I have included photos of the job the paint directions say to wait 8 hours to sand and I am going to give it a...
  10. Gray DTM High Build 2K Primer Surfacer (Direct to...

    Gray DTM High Build 2K Primer Surfacer (Direct to Metal) 2.1 VOC, 1-1/4 Gallon Kit - Fast Dry High-Performance Primer - Automotive and Industrial Use.
    I thought that is what I was supposed to use to...
  11. Update on the Prefect, finished the epoxy to bare...

    Update on the Prefect, finished the epoxy to bare metal on Sunday, today is high build primer day.
    Hope all had a great Thanksgiving3248932490
  12. Yes this car was full of rat feces and it stunk...

    Yes this car was full of rat feces and it stunk bad so I took the steamer to it and steam cleaned every inch and then I let it sit outside for about a week ripped the headliner out and the back seat...
  13. Hello Len, On the exterior of the hood I used...

    Hello Len,
    On the exterior of the hood I used the Aircraft Stripper (bad-smelling stuff) and laid it on heavy before I quit for the night which worked quite well, I am using a 4-1/3" angle grinder...
  14. We are talking about a 1950 Ford Prefect 32468...

    We are talking about a 1950 Ford Prefect
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  15. Thank you MR. Phil, I was looking at the fenders...

    Thank you MR. Phil,
    I was looking at the fenders and doors I have stripped of paint and the hinges, and have used 80g on all bare metal. my biggest problem is getting out the hinge pins as I cannot...
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    Information is greatly appreciated thank you to...

    Information is greatly appreciated thank you to all.
  17. This is the link to the paint I have chosen ...

    This is the link to the paint I have chosen
    https://tcpglobal.com/collections/acrylic-urethane-paint-Reflex-Blue
    I do not know why I chose white primer instead of grey and now that I am thinking...
  18. Hi Len, The color is non-metallic blue, I would...

    Hi Len,
    The color is non-metallic blue, I would just as soon paint the body parts off the car so that I can keep them flat in hopes of fewer runs, and being the novice it is going to happen, I wish...
  19. Painting the car with doors, fenders removed

    A question I have the doors, fenders, hood, and trunk lid removed can I prime these parts separately or would I be better off assembling the car and then applying theprimer? I know buy painting each...
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    I cannot find any advice from TCP Global as to...

    I cannot find any advice from TCP Global as to the recoat window of their epoxy primer is there a general rule also I think Somewhere it was said I can put filler over the epoxy is this correct?...
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    I do not blast inside the garage tried it once by...

    I do not blast inside the garage tried it once by tacking plastic to the ceiling but that darn sand will go places dust cannot get to. :goof:
    Any blasting is done outside and the only blasting done...
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    The only way to get the screws to release is to...

    The only way to get the screws to release is to cur the heads and drill out the shank, they are put in so tight that even kroil will not penetrate there is no way to get at the nuts other than to cut...
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    I got it but I have a hinge pin remover from Bob...

    I got it but I have a hinge pin remover from Bob Drake that I used on my Econolines and the tool fit perfect, the rear door hinges are held in place on the body with slotted screws, and either they...
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    Tried the air chisel route and other than...

    Tried the air chisel route and other than vibrating the teeth still cannot turn the screws holding the hinge to the B-Pillar, front doors had like a stove bolt screw with nuts and they came loose...
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    Here is what a naked Prefect looks like! The...

    Here is what a naked Prefect looks like! The firewall I am unsure, think I will just scuff it good right now we are trying to get the paint removed from the area under the drip rail and other...
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    https://www.empireabrasives.com/4-1-2-easy-strip-p...

    https://www.empireabrasives.com/4-1-2-easy-strip-paint-removal-disc/ sorry about that but to get a pic from the web is a bit out of my paygrade. they are a conditioning disk/pad I think this...
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    This is the specs on the disk that I am using;...

    This is the specs on the disk that I am using; Material = Blue Nylon Webbing (Extra Coarse)
    Abrasive = Silicon Carbide
    After I have removed all paint should I go over everything with a specific...
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    Phil, Thank you for your opinion, the reason for...

    Phil,
    Thank you for your opinion, the reason for a stripper is the four coats of paint, Primer-Factory-light green to dark green and the primer is thick as well as the add-on color, the nooks, and...
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    Bare Metal

    I have the body down to bare shiny metal I have some small dents that should be filled can I fill the dents now and then spray epoxy or can I put the filler over the epoxy? One other item is can I...
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    They are not grinding disks but Surface...

    They are not grinding disks but Surface Conditioning Discs, after the car is to bare metal do I first apply the epoxy and then fill minor dings or do I fill minor dings then spray the epoxy?
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    https://www.empireabrasives.com/4-1-2-easy-strip-p...

    https://www.empireabrasives.com/4-1-2-easy-strip-paint-removal-disc/
    I cannot locate the link that was posted for sanding pads for the 4-1/2" angle grinder and after ordering 3 pack on Amazon I...
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    Gray DTM High Build 2K Primer Surfacer (Direct to...

    Gray DTM High Build 2K Primer Surfacer (Direct to Metal) 2.1 VOC, 1-1/4 Gallon Kit - Fast Dry High-
    I went with TCP as the last two vehicles I did came out ok did not want to spend that much money...
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    First I strip the panel (door) and when it is to...

    First I strip the panel (door) and when it is to bare steel I spray the epoxy and within the time window I then spray a high build primer, what I need to know is if there is a less expensive brand...
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    I appreciate your time and advice my problem is...

    I appreciate your time and advice my problem is the money, this car cost a fortune in the exchange rate and shipping etc and I know if want a quality job I have to spend the dollar. Is there a less...
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    What do you mean by top coating? If the topcoat...

    What do you mean by top coating?
    If the topcoat is the color I think it is out of my league as I was going to do a panel at a time then prime, wait till I have it all primed
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    Epoxy Primer How Much Time

    I am going to take the Prefect to bare metal with 3 coats of color and the primer I know something bad will happen, do I spray each panel as soon as I get it to bare metal or do the whole car and...
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    Reflex Blue Acrylic Urethane Auto Paint -...

    Reflex Blue Acrylic Urethane Auto Paint - Complete Gallon Paint Kit -
    White Epoxy Primer & Sealer 2.1 VOC (Gallon Kit) Anti-Corrosive DTM High-Performance Primer for Automotive & Industrial Use -...
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    First I was going to just put a clear on it to...

    First I was going to just put a clear on it to keep the rust at bay, then I removed the fenders so I could get at the welting which meant a bit of sanding to remove the welting, in the process, I got...
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    Wow, a gallon! I was thinking a couple of quarts...

    Wow, a gallon! I was thinking a couple of quarts darn I would have been in trouble. There was a body paint company in Joplin, MO that I bought paint from turned out to be some kind of Corvette color...
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    How much paint do you think this will take and I...

    How much paint do you think this will take and I would be using a solid color.
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    Never even was a dark spot in my mind but now...

    Never even was a dark spot in my mind but now that you mention it it does have some resemblance ( chuckle)
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    The car has been repainted one time, original...

    The car has been repainted one time, original color is some shade of tan kind of gross and the color you see was put on sometime in the 50's I do not believe my father had this done. I think it is an...
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    Gasser, that is what they were called it is a...

    Gasser, that is what they were called it is a good thing I am 75 if I was 30yrs young it would get a BIG Mill with a large HUFFER:D. You saw the Anglia more than the Prefect seems 2 doors were better...
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    Try Midwest Fabric https://midwestfabrics.com/...

    Try Midwest Fabric
    https://midwestfabrics.com/
    Rochford Supply

    https://www.rochfordsupply.com/
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    1950 Ford Prefect

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    I am redoing my late fathers 1950 Prefect which has been in a machine shed and then the pole building since 1963, he bought the car in 1959, and somewhere between 1959 and 1963, the engine...
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    2003 F150 Outside door protecters

    Hello,
    I have a Ford F150 SuperCrew and the moulding is lifting on the ends what would you recommend to repair this problem
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    Thank you Len, I was hoping to not have to use a...

    Thank you Len,
    I was hoping to not have to use a primer but so it must be.
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    Aluminum Pontoons

    This will only be used in fresh water and will be on a trailer unless fishing, I have used an acid to clean the aluminum so they are nice and clean, I am not using a bottom paint as it is not...
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    All paint is original factory but the clear is...

    All paint is original factory but the clear is flaking off some areas it is a white powder look the rear gate was quite bad with the clear flaking and I used a 6" oscillating orbital sander with 220...
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    Dodge Mini Van (1987)

    I have a 1987 Caravan (I know nothing to write home about) that is in almost perfect condition (Dickenson, ND) except for small rust nicks on the tail gate and clear coat that is falling off. I wish...
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