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How many coats of lacquer?

Discussion in 'Exterior & Bodywork' started by MarcoB, May 4, 2009.

  1. MarcoB

    MarcoB

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    Ive painted my side strips today, 3 coats of primer, 2 coats of satin black and one coat of pearl black. How many coats of lacquer do you recommend?
     
  2. jesus

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    3 thin ones should do it, make sure they are fully dry before doing the next coat and leave them overnight when complete to fully cure.
     
  3. Middo

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    impossible to say. i would put plenty on so when you wetsand there is sufficient that dont burn through.
     
  4. MarcoB

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    Im going to put 2 or 3 on I think. Im new to this spraying malarke but they look s**t hot!
     
  5. jesus

    jesus ClioSport Moderator

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    Don't ruin it with the laquer then :smile:
     
  6. MarcoB

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    I ruined one of the bump strips with a little blob so ive sanded it down and im starting again :worried: I want them to be as good as possible!
     

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