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    You can help the weaker strippers by applying it...

    You can help the weaker strippers by applying it then covering it with plastic film for an hour or two then remove the film and scrape off the paint. The film helps drive the stripper down into the...
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    If that's the case I would probably do what I...

    If that's the case I would probably do what I suggested then coat it with some gravel guard.

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    Scuff it with some 80 grit paper and apply...

    Scuff it with some 80 grit paper and apply Picklex 20, work it in with a scuff pad then wipe it off and allow it to dry. Once it's dry apply a couple of coats of Zero Rust.

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  4. Thread: Filling large gaps

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    All Metal would probably work but I usually use a...

    All Metal would probably work but I usually use a short strand fiberglass filler in situations like that for the initial filling then finish the job with a regular polyester filler.

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  5. Clean it well that spray it with epoxy primer.

    Clean it well that spray it with epoxy primer.
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    What type of paint will you be using? Single...

    What type of paint will you be using? Single stage or base clear and what color?
  7. Thread: Paint chip repair

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    Good Luck, let us know the direction you take and...

    Good Luck, let us know the direction you take and the outcome.
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    2K primer is usually applied to help level any...

    2K primer is usually applied to help level any variables and fill scratches, it's fine to cover the entire surface with it but it's not usually necessary. Be sure to spray a guide coat lightly over...
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    Steck makes a door rest that may work for you but...

    Steck makes a door rest that may work for you but you would need a floor jack to attach it to. This stand would cost you $121 plus shipping.

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    Do you need it anchored so that you can pull and...

    Do you need it anchored so that you can pull and push on it?
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    Are you spraying all those part entirely with...

    Are you spraying all those part entirely with high build? That's a lot of block sanding.
  12. Thread: Paint chip repair

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    Especially when the paint is a solid...

    Especially when the paint is a solid (non-metallic) color you can make the chip disappear.
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    Paint chip repair LINK...

    Paint chip repair LINK
  14. It depends on the characteristics of the primer,...

    It depends on the characteristics of the primer, if it sands without filling the pad too quickly then it can be used for a longer time. But if the primer is gummy or harder it can clog or wear on...
  15. Thread: CarParts.com Tip

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    CarParts.com Tip

    We just placed our third order with CarParts.com, the first two were plastic bumper covers that arrived damaged so we repaired them the third is a Mercedes headlamp assembly that was never delivered...
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    We use several methods for removing paint. For...

    We use several methods for removing paint. For most of the exterior we just use 80 grit disks on a variable speed buffer but on areas that are hard to get to we either use chemical stripper or a...
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    As long as your top coat blue is a decent quality...

    As long as your top coat blue is a decent quality product you shouldn't have a problem using different color primers but be sure to put enough top coat on it to hide any primer variations.
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    As long as you can assemble the car carefully...

    As long as you can assemble the car carefully while it's in primer you should be fine. However if you paint the car using a metallic color it may not match the adjacent panels. Everything effects...
  19. The problem with many primers, especially...

    The problem with many primers, especially aerosols, is that they are NOT hardened and can show a dull area after your top coats are applied. In most cases you'll want a primer that takes an...
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