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3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 11:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote



Sanded it down to bare metal and sprayed some primer stuff on it.

Anyone got any tips on painting it, do i have to sand down paint b4 applying laquer????

Not too bothered about it looking spot on, just wanna stop rust, while i wait for respray.....
3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 11:34   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

sweet car m8! love it!
BarryAstra
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lol...uve got a bit of a ego ...lol
Icy
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7th Apr 03 at 11:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i wana do my ringrust in my wiper n corner of bootlock
3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 11:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i got some near wiper too, had a real bad lump just to top of number plate, (above K & W)
just thought feck it, and got the sandpaper out.....
charcoalgrill
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7th Apr 03 at 11:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

if u wanna stop rust, put it in that lovely garage
3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 11:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i might just fit a smooth boot panel.....anyone else done these and had any prob's?
3CorsaMeal
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garage is not real, just looks like one, has an office in there!
3CorsaMeal
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so what sort of sand paper do i want for smoothing, used something like 100 grit to get down to metal....
A1EX
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7th Apr 03 at 13:27   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

you need to spray it with anti-rust compounds and anti-rust primer should be able to get these from halfrauds
Tam the diesel man
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7th Apr 03 at 13:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i used some anti rust stuff that doubled as a primer then painted over that.
3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 13:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i just sprayed some "grey primer" onto it

Whats the anti rust stuff?
A1EX
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7th Apr 03 at 13:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

you can buy primer which has a rust protector of some description in it, my mate got a load from halford when doin his old metro gti thingy and it worked a treat rust never came back,
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7th Apr 03 at 13:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i better ave a look then, cos all i did was normal primer...
A1EX
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7th Apr 03 at 13:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

sand that back down and use the other stuff if you can get some and it should be fine, depends on how deep the rust was really aswell
3CorsaMeal
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7th Apr 03 at 14:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

rust weren't too bad, but that why i've done it now, didn't want it getting nasty, i will sand it back again then, only slapped primer on cos it started getting dark and was fed up...

 
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