Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:08 PM
I had a little trouble when I laid down the first coat. Had way too many sandpaper marks. So I went back and wet sanded with 4 different levels up to 2k and here is the sneak peek. No clear yet, just a fresh paint job.
This is by far one of my best paint jobs, I'm learning patience with sanding, primer, sand sand sand...and sand some more, no not really. Let me know what you think.
Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:24 PM
Also laying down carbon fiber, should I do a silver base coat, or color base?
Third, I have chrome wheels I want to turn a different color, but as they would have it the chrome will not come off with the purple pond. It just makes it shine even more. So could I just put a primer base then the color of choice? It's automotive primer, not the dollar stuff.
Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:44 PM
I soak chrome parts in brake fluid.. depending on thickness will take 1 or more days.. just check on it. I have yet to have it ruin the plastic.
Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:01 PM
Posted 20 June 2013 - 01:41 PM
Spraying your wheels with dullcote will make them look less chrome aluminum. Very nice paint...
Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:10 AM
Posted 21 June 2013 - 05:29 AM
Harry P. had a good tip on his Mercer Raceabout build -- he used transparent black window tint to tone down the brass and chrome.
Posted 22 June 2013 - 03:54 AM
Posted 23 June 2013 - 04:24 AM