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Garage Painters....

Posted by spyderdrifter, Jun 15, 2019

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  1. jamel16

    jamel16 Proven Member

    Joined Aug 6, 2004
    Richmond, Virginia
    I’m glad I ran into this thread, I’m actually painting my car this weekend, well about 90% of it. I will definitely fill everyone in on my setup/ progress and how it turned out.

    1K  1

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    000.0 whp · 000.0 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  2. bastarddsm

    bastarddsm Proven Member

    Joined Aug 26, 2003
    Mendota, Illinois

    Showcar Build 6K  1

    1991 Eagle Talon N/T
    9.805 @ 144.00 · 1G DSM

    EVLGSX Proven Member

    Joined Dec 7, 2017
    Wallingford, Connecticut
    Just saw this now- sorry man, never been good at staying in on threads.......... No, I am not a chemist..........just another jerk with lots of experiance.

    Yes, I am a professional painter...........more like a professional phuckup.......... but yeah................. I know this stuff way better than I wish I did.

    Ive been doing it for about 18 years total. Ive bounced back and forth between the frame machine and the booth depending on what I can stand at the given time.

    If you dont see what I am saying about the threshold, then I am afraid we are beyond reason here.

    Street Build 2K  15

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 2G DSM
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  4. BLACK'98DSM

    BLACK'98DSM Proven Member

    Joined Feb 9, 2019
    Hoover, Alabama
    The absolute hardest part about painting is the prep process. Any idiot can use a spray gun, but getting the car ready to be painted is not always a walk in the park. Improper prep can ruin a very expensive paint job.

    To be more clear: to simply prep a car is not hard, but to get it near perfect for a quality job is hard.

    Road Race Build 3K  10  25

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse N/T
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

    143  3

    2008 Tomberlin Crossfire 150R
    rwd · manual · Misc Vehicles

    182  6

    2008 Tomberlin Crossfire (325 swapped)
    rwd · manual · Misc Vehicles

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