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  1. I used Nason paint.

    I used Nason paint.
  2. How long to let drive before lifting truck bed to install?

    So I finished painting my truck bed thursday, how long do I have to let it dry before I can have my friends help me lift it off the saw horses and install on the truck? Its probably 450lbs.

    Thanks
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    using a DA to prep existing paint.

    So i just started prepping my truck bed. My plan is to put 320 on my DA and hit the entire truck bed, in the areas my DA cant get to ill use 320 by hand or maybe red scotch brite pad.

    After that,...
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    very strange bump!

    very strange bump!
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    Thanks, I sent you a PM.

    Thanks, I sent you a PM.
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    part #4 in the diagram is what is a little torn,...

    part #4 in the diagram is what is a little torn, I think it still seals fine, but I'll be washing the gun probably a lot once I go to paint this truck so I figure it might rip then.
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    Devilbiss FLG5 gasket?

    So I bought a devilbiss flg5 online, i believe there is an rubber gasket under the the metal piece that the needle slides in on the tip of the gun under the air cap. Not sure if all devilbiss spray...
  8. I was planning to use Nason, so its on the...

    I was planning to use Nason, so its on the cheaper side.

    Maybe I should do the bed in single stage and then the repairs on the body in base clear.
  9. Single stage paint, can it blend into BC/CC for repairs?

    So I'm on a budget, I have a 2009 Silverado long bed crew cab truck that I need to paint the entire bed white. The truck also has a few spots on panels that need repair, and I would spend a lot less...
  10. I said screw it and painted it, the forecast...

    I said screw it and painted it, the forecast pushed the rain even later today. Overall it took me like 3.5hrs to apply it, and that was really just 1 coat of it. Oh well, better than nothing, the...
  11. Applying Zero Rust and it might rain later today.

    So probably a stupid question, but essentially I'm trying to apply it to the frame of my truck, the truck is parked in the driveway and it doesn't fit in the garage. I was going to apply it today...
  12. Nice. Ill post a picture of my girlfriends, it...

    Nice. Ill post a picture of my girlfriends, it has i think 33s, after market front bumper, wheels. Nothing crazy but its nice.
  13. Yep, my girlfriend has a 2015 jeep wrangler sport.

    Yep, my girlfriend has a 2015 jeep wrangler sport.
  14. There are a few other areas I was going to fix as...

    There are a few other areas I was going to fix as well, one is one of the cab corners has some minor rust starting to be visible, so I was going to sand it all out, and cut out the small parts, and...
  15. So if I plan to fix this part of my hood I...

    So if I plan to fix this part of my hood I shouldn't do it without repainting the entire hood? I shouldn't blend it into the hood? I've never blended or done spot repairs before so it will be a new...
  16. If you're doing a spot repair on a metallic color...

    If you're doing a spot repair on a metallic color wouldn't you have to do it this way more so than a solid color?
  17. I think this guy usually does all his spot...

    I think this guy usually does all his spot repairs where he doesn't primer the entire panel, only the repair after its blocked out.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hpxs3z9V5EQ part 1
    ...
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    great idea! I remember seeing a safelite truck...

    great idea! I remember seeing a safelite truck in my neighborhood, maybe I'll knock on peoples doors to try to find him and ask if he can do it on the side or something lol
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    Yeah I'm sure its not the original windshield, I...

    Yeah I'm sure its not the original windshield, I bought the van 2 months ago for my business, I'm definitely out of warranty, if they sell a small tube of it, I wouldn't mind gluing it back in...
  20. So just so I have my plan of attack correct. ...

    So just so I have my plan of attack correct.


    Clean Truck Bed.

    Do rust body work repairs.

    Prime areas that were repaired,(filler and or bare metal) with epoxy primer

    Scuff entire truck...
  21. Are you talking about when masking with tape...

    Are you talking about when masking with tape causing a raised edge?

    One thing that is going to make this difficult is that the bed I'm using has a painted in bed liner, so I don't know how great...
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    windsheild rubber moulding help?

    So my 2012 chevy express was making a strange annoying noise, found out this rubber moulding was flappibg in the wind.

    How is it supposed to be secured? A glue of some sort?


    ...
  23. I was gonna do a red scotch pad, but if 320 is...

    I was gonna do a red scotch pad, but if 320 is the best way thats what I will do!
  24. The bed is a used bed, and it has a bed coating...

    The bed is a used bed, and it has a bed coating on the inside already. Im sure its gonna be fun to mask not sure how im gonna do it though.

    So i should clean scuff and clean some more, epoxy...
  25. So I used the heat gun to peel off the letters...

    So I used the heat gun to peel off the letters but the sticky stuff stayed. I then kinda used a screw dryer gently to scrape off the glue, also tried spraying some prepall on it, and thinner, they...
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    The Gunman. Youtube videos..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6p9_VfKYtgY

    Not sure if anyone watching anything on youtube, but overall I love watching this guy paint cars!
  27. Yeah I want to support the site since it has...

    Yeah I want to support the site since it has supported me. I plan to buy Zero Rust, and whatever else I can buy from here. Not sure if I will go with the picklex-20 though only because I'm on a...
  28. so white epoxy should work best?

    so white epoxy should work best?
  29. Removing moldings, logos, letters and the sticky stuff under them?

    Whats the best way to remove this stuff? Do I need special tools, or just pry under them with something lol

    Does prep-all remove the sticky stuff?
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    Vinegar for rust removal?

    What are peoples opinions on this, on youtube it appears to work well.
  31. Thanks, I must say this website was hard to find...

    Thanks, I must say this website was hard to find on google. I didn't remember all the autobody forums I joined (really just 2), but the other one I found easily, this one I had to search a little...
  32. There are areas on the truck bed I'm painting...

    There are areas on the truck bed I'm painting that are surface rusted from the paint coming off from a lot of highway mileage. So I need to at least primer these areas, but I figured I would use...
  33. Thanks, its regular white. So I suppose I'll...

    Thanks, its regular white. So I suppose I'll probably go with gray so I can see that I am covering it easier.
  34. Painting white, should I use a white primer or gray?

    Just as the title says, I have a replacement truck bed that I need to color change to white, its currently a pewter metallic color. I planned to use epoxy primer over it, and then paint white base...
  35. Thanks. I did the car in single stage nason...

    Thanks.

    I did the car in single stage nason paint. Turned put decent but got a lot of junk in the paint. I finish sanded the trunk and then just drove it since it looked good enough for me. So...
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    You think I should buy 2 gallons since I'll be...

    You think I should buy 2 gallons since I'll be doing the underside of the bed and the frame that was under the bed?

    How flexible is the zero rust? Can It with stand using a stud gun to pull a...
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    Can it be applied over rust converter treated...

    Can it be applied over rust converter treated surface rust? I was thinking of also applying on the entire bottom portion of the replacement truck bed. Id like to brush the zero rust on by hand.
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  38. I'm no expert, but what I use for a primer gun is...

    I'm no expert, but what I use for a primer gun is the Devilbiss Startling line gun kit.

    I use another for color/clear I'll have to grab the info off the box.
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    https://i.imgur.com/9cLWC4Sh.jpg

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    https://i.imgur.com/exjuO4Qh.jpg
  41. 1985 Buick T-type (like a grand national)

    Well with photobucket sucking ass now, here are my old pictures luckly I put on facebook.

    https://i.imgur.com/0AL8dEDh.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/MnCUt3Rh.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/CHhG7y7h.jpg
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  42. 521 users online, 12 members, 509 guests...

    It stinks that forums are kinda dying, I really find these specific skilled trade type forums to be a wealth of knowledge.




    Do you think the 509 Guests are robots? Can't be real right?
  43. What do manufacturers use for a primer... epoxy or?

    Just curious what manufacturers use for a primer. I've only used epoxy and high build primers, and epoxy primer I even got on my frame or underside of my fenders, I didn't even clean them or prep...
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    How is Nason as a paint? I used it before on my...

    How is Nason as a paint? I used it before on my full paint job I did previosuly, but now I have another vehicle I need to change the color of the used truck bed to white, and also fix some rust...
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    This is basically exactly what I need to do to...

    This is basically exactly what I need to do to the used truck bed I purchased, although there are additional things I need to fix as well. My bed has surface rust here and there on the underside of...
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    So just waiting on some professionals to give me...

    So just waiting on some professionals to give me advice on buying chassis saver or Zero Rust for the frame of my truck, and the underside of the truck bed. Once I find this out I can make purchase...
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    So it seems people like the Zero Rust for frames...

    So it seems people like the Zero Rust for frames or under body coatings, I may use that then, I would just like some input before I purchase. I couldn't find any info on youtube for Zero Rust.
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    Eastwood Fast Etch for surface rust?

    So I painted my car a few years ago, I just got a new project that repairs some rust repair, and painting. On my shelf in the garage I have fast etch, and if I remember correctly I sprayed it in the...
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    Chassis Saver worth applying on frame?

    Hi, so I bought a 2009 silverado that the bed was damaged (dented up, not from rust although has surface rust). The truck has been in the northeast its entire life, but it doesn't look that bad...
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    Thats up to you bud, i dont want you to go out of...

    Thats up to you bud, i dont want you to go out of your way. But if you plan to stop in buffalo, im 10min from downtown, 30Min from niagara falls. I work generally 8am-5pm mon-fri.

    Ive only done...
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