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May 12, 5:33pm - #15465 
Painting center console...

i primered my center console.. and now im going to paint it, but before i paint it, what grit sand paper should i use to make the primer smooth?


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May 12, 5:37pm - #15466 
1) Wetsand 400 grit
2) Primer
3) Wetsand 400 grit
4) Primer
5) Wetsand 400 grit
6) Paint using high temp engine paint
7) Repeat step 6
8) Clearcoat using high temp engine paint
9) Repeat step 8

Let dry for a good 3-4 days

[ 05-12-2003, 05:38 PM: Message edited by: Steven ]

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May 12, 5:58pm - #15467 
Quote:
Originally posted by Steven:
1) Wetsand 400 grit
2) Primer
3) Wetsand 400 grit
4) Primer
5) Wetsand 400 grit
6) Paint using high temp engine paint
7) Repeat step 6
8) Clearcoat using high temp engine paint
9) Repeat step 8

Let dry for a good 3-4 days
What steven said ... although I recommend getting it professionally painted ... IMO it comes out looking way better and is more durable.

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1985 Toyota Corolla GT

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May 12, 8:43pm - #15468 
thanks guys~


2000 GT-S - SOLD, 12/2003
1986 AE86 GT-S - STOLEN, unrecovered, 2/2004
1985 AE86 GT-S - built 4AGTE, SOLD 10/2009
2004 Camry LE, SOLD, 5/2007-10/2007
1994 GS300, 2JZGTE, HKS T04Z, 10/07-Current
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