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F! the RED

Discussion in 'Body / Exterior / Interior / Cosmetics' started by 92civicb18b1, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. 92civicb18b1

    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    So, now I hate red.

    Don't ask me why, after looking/driving/getting pulled over with the red for a couple weeks, I just don't like it anymore.

    So...I'm sanding, priming and painting it charcoal gray metallic.

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    Same color as this GTO, without that stupid flame and shinier
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    You're like a damned woman.
     
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    UDT Senior Member

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    LOL my mom wouldint let me buy a red car for that very reason.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    She's a smart one. Since I just decided I wanted my car red, I went ahead and painted it red. I'm kicking myself for it.
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Leaving red is tough too... Lots of prep work or the new color will come right through.

    sorry
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Some sanding and a couple coats of primer should solve that.
     
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    B16RacerN2NR Working Hard VIP

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    just wetsand the red...lay a nice coat of white primer so the red doesn't come through and it'll make the silver come out better.
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Aircraft remover.
     
  9. 92civicb18b1

    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    that would take too long.

    A nice sanding, and some paint prep (I can't remember the chemical's name, it degloasses and degreases it), and 2 coats of primer should be sufficient.
     
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    Fine then, Audi Remover.
     
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    kaoskustoms Senior Member

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    i love red but not on my car mine is yellow which is more noticable

    eh well what ever you want
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Until you own a red car, and just get tired of seeing red. I love the color on someone elses car, like you said.
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    what a waste of all that time.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Yea, but I just really, really don't want it red anymore. `
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    how about like a rust color?
     
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    Paint it like the German Flag.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    I think I can be satisfied with the charcoal gray.
     
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    3M makes an awsome product called "scuff it". Its a gel that you apply to your scuff pad. Cheeck it out.
     
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