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    Painting VS centre console

    Any tips on how to remove the centre console in my Vs Ute? And also what kind of spray paint I'd need to repaint it as close to the stock colour as possible?
  2. NathanMason1984

    Clear Coat gone crap

    Hi, guys painting noob here. I have a banshee style vt bonnet that I attempted to paint yesterday. But the clear coat seems very foggy in large patches. wondering if anyone could help me out and let me know what I have done wrong and how to fix it cheers.
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    Matte clear coat?

    Hi guys i saw in a street commodores magazine the other day a matte green ve ute which was supercharged and all that but what got me was he said it was made matte buy just getting a matte clear coat over the top and if this is true what would be the cost? to just get a matte clear coat sprayed...
  4. lifel355

    What compressor do you use?

    What compressor do you guys use for all your backyard work? I need to get a decent compressor at home because I'm sick of doing personal work during my lunch break. Will mainly be using it to run an orbital sander, and I know they are hungry for air, so just wanting to know what...
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    Painting 5 speed vy gear knob silver

    Hey all probably been posted few times before can't find it but if anyone could post a link/how to etc, on painting a vy 5 speed manual gear knob satin/silver?.. How do you remove to gear knob, what paint to use stuff like that. cheers any help would be great
  6. ONROADYNO

    Bare Alloy rim clean B4 paint. Prepsol or Thinners

    I am about to paint my bare metal alloy rims with a primer/build. What is best to clean rim before paint? Wax and Grease remover or Thinners? Thankyou in advance
  7. ONROADYNO

    Can I paint Alloy or Plastic when its wet weather?

    I am preparing some alloy rims to paint and also have a VY bumper that is ready for a topcoat of pressure pack acrylic. Can I paint when it is raining outside, ie : high moisture content? Thankyou in advance
  8. ONROADYNO

    Factory Alloy Rims Coatings

    What are the factory alloy rims (silver in colour) coated with please? Paint, powered coating, anodized, etc Thankyou
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    [General] How to paint rusted wheel hubs

    Hi Guys In light of a recent post and request for info on this.. I thought i would share my method of fixing ( painting ) rusted wheel hubs. The unfortunate thing is that this happens to lots of cars even within a few years of owning a brand new car this can happen. It is a pain in the butt if...
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    [General] How to Paint your Brake Calipers - While Still Attached to the Car

    Hi Guys/Gals Its my first post and i thought i would share some know how. A simple guide on how to paint your brake calipers yourself and get an awesome finish. The most important part of painting anything is in the preparation. With automotive painting there is also the disadvantage...
  11. JSTCOZ

    Can I spray paint the radiator?

    Hi guys, This might be really stupid question, but can I spray paint my radiator on my car? Will it have any affect on the radiator itself? Cheers
  12. Mattde

    Painting dash

    Hey all, just looking for some general opinions. I currently have an all grey VX interior: handles, vents etc. but iv seen a few write-ups on painting door handles/ dash parts. most ppl paint their's silver but i was wondering what everyone thought of doing some parts black? so this would...
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    My Guide: Painting Brake Calipers (Pictures)

    For a step by step guide go to painting calipers on VE go to http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/general-discussion/155576-my-guide-caliper-painting-easy.html
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    My Guide: Caliper Painting EASY

    Hey Guys, An easy and cheap mod that can really add to your car. This really is easy and if I can do it so can you. PLEASE NOTE I TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY DAMAGE (INCLUDING DAMAGE ARISING FROM NEGLIGENCE) OR LOSS ARISING TO ANY PERSON OR VEHICLE FROM READING MY GUIDE TO WHAT...
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