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  1. Thread: Bare metal?

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    I've never used Zero Rust as a primer but it may...

    I've never used Zero Rust as a primer but it may work. The potential problem is that the solvent in the paint that you apply on top of the ZR could cause the ZR to release from the surface. However...
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    A non-PDR shop (like mine) would probably charge...

    A non-PDR shop (like mine) would probably charge at least $4 to 5K or more.
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    I checked with all of my warehouse distributors...

    I checked with all of my warehouse distributors and nobody carries MPS but I'll keep looking. The "big boys" may not want aftermarket products replacing their engineering and fight to keep them out...
  4. Thread: Hey Glenn3939

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    Hey Glenn3939

    If you would like I can remove that verizon.com from your login name so that you don't get a lot of spam. Just let me know here and I'll do it if you want.
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    Our shop has been painting cars for many decades...

    Our shop has been painting cars for many decades and several years ago we tried the DeKups and we haven't used aluminum or plastic cups ever since. The only time we use and clean cups is when there...
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    As long as the surface is clean and sanded you...

    As long as the surface is clean and sanded you can apply the filler directly to the fiberglass.

    On your first application press the filler into the surface scratches.
  7. Hi Rick We normally tape plastic over the...

    Hi Rick
    We normally tape plastic over the opening then apply masking paper that overlaps the plastic all around the edge so that it's doubly protected. If it's a real clean engine we will also...
  8. Thread: Peeling Clear ?

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    You could try lightly scuffing then reclearing...

    You could try lightly scuffing then reclearing but that would be my "quick and cheap" method. In order to get your best result it would take sanding applying more color then applying a "good" clear....
  9. Thread: DIY Spray booth

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    If you're going to paint a lot it can pay to make...

    If you're going to paint a lot it can pay to make the garage/shop perform properly but if it's a one or two job effort you can usually make due with what you've got.
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    There's really no reason to put the 2K filler...

    There's really no reason to put the 2K filler primer on the underside of the hood, you can just paint over the epoxy,
  11. Thread: DIY Spray booth

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    If you have a fan pulling air out of the room...

    If you have a fan pulling air out of the room you'll be creating negative pressure. That's ok except it does tend to generate more dust nibs in the paint than positive pressure.
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    When we want to strip paint off fiberglass we...

    When we want to strip paint off fiberglass we normally use a chemical stripper then apply an epoxy primer then a 2K filler primer, block sand and paint.
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    The wire brush may work but I'd recommend that...

    The wire brush may work but I'd recommend that you use aluminum wire and not steel, the steel can cause problems with the aluminum. After you get the wheels cleaned be sure to use epoxy primer prior...
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    It's hard to say what will work without knowing...

    It's hard to say what will work without knowing what is actually bent. Is it the fender or the metal that's holding the fender in place?

    Sometimes it can be pulled back in place using a strap and...
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    And another consideration is to use a two part...

    And another consideration is to use a two part clear like the one shown below. They get hard quicker and hold up much better than single part products.

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    You can wet sand almost anything but it depends...

    You can wet sand almost anything but it depends on what you are looking to do after that. Paint that stays soft can be difficult to polish.

    If you expose a plastic structure then an adhesion...
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    I've never had experience with the one you posted...

    I've never had experience with the one you posted but we have sold a bunch of these and everyone loves them. Click on the link and read the info.

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