I bought some paint in spray cans that match the original car color
well. I also bought adhesion promoter, primer (metal and
rubber-plastic) and clear coat to use too.
I'm concerned after spraying a test area (I'm an amateur) that I can't
get the area I paint properly buffed / shined. I know the paint's web
site gives instructions but I think my efforts won't get it right. Is
there a trick to get the paint w/ clear coat I apply, buffed / shined
so that it looks like the original ?
Also do I need the adhesion promoter on metal where I'll touch up or
just start with the metal primer? I know it's needed on the
I repainted the hood of my Mom's Pontiac with a roller brush. Not
recommended, but it sure got interesting responses from the gas pump
jockeys. It was black anyhow. Very easy to match. :-)
Somebody around here will know. . . .
I spray painted my 1975 Chevette using the little spray cans that I
got in the Canadian tire. Here's the most important thing not to do.
Don't spray the car in your back yard in the summer. For some reason
the bugs love the fresh paint. Considering that the back yard was near
the cattle farm, I got hundreds and hundreds of flyes, horse flyes,
deerflyes stuck to the paint. It was a horrible mess, the whole town
eventually was talking about it since few people saw it at a gas
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