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Discussion in 'General' started by 3.8L of executive power!!, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. 3.8L of executive power!!

    3.8L of executive power!! New Member

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    hello again, i have an everyday vn exec 3.8 sedan, the paint has never been in very good cond, and its not a nice colour anyways and to top it off i have had to get a new boot lid of a different colour after a run in with a pole!! so after all this i thought painting the car matt black would be cool, as i have seen another vn matt blackk and it looked good.
    so how do you do it?
     
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    black primer
     
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    like a rat rod yeah???
    if you wanna do it on the cheap, get a shitload of sandpaper, a **** load of pressure pak black primer, and a **** load of matt black paint, sand the whole car back as much aws possible, paint the whole thing in matt black primer and sand that using fine sandpaper, then hit it with matt black can,
    or get it done at a paint shop, buy the paint and prep the car your self, oh and in that case, provide hifill to the painters
     
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    bogan stylings... I love it!!!



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    i think that would be sweet as...good idea, go for it and put up pics!!!
     
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    My Brother painted his XY GS 302 (with top loader) falcon matt back (had chrome 12 slotter wheels) with spray cans, it was the most evil car you could ever see
     
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    yZoH //There Ain't No Rest For The Wicked...

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    GM Matte black, Purchasable in 1ltr or 4ltr containers...

    Cheers
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    VNV6VENGEANCE VeNgeance

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    The only problem will b the amount of people asking you when your getting your car painted as matt black is an undercoat designed to help painters find dents in the body.
     
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    yZoH //There Ain't No Rest For The Wicked...

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    Your mistaking Matt black with guide cote... A guide cote can be any color.

    Just spray ur car GM Matt Black.

    Cheers
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    sounds pretty simple? i seen one other matt black vn, it has a senator body kit and 17"s looked read evil, im gunna put 5% tints on all winows aswell, even tho its illegal!! but i dont wanna do a sht job of it, so all your help is appreciated!!
     
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    yZoH //There Ain't No Rest For The Wicked...

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    Just went outside to take a pic of what i'm talking about...

    Cheers
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    oh ok, do u have to use a spray system with that? is it avaliable from a local automotive shop, ie supercheap, (as i live in nz)
     
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    can someone post a pic of a matt black vn, cause i think that would be cool also, with some big gun metal rims, and really low, vx clubby kit on it, looking "evil" if i say so myself
     
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    paiting your car with cans will be expensive with cans you get say 300g for $15
    thats premixed,

    you buy paint as a concentrate then mix it with thinners
    say 1 litre of paint is $40-50
    then you mix it with say 3L-4L of thinners
    then you get around 5L of mixed paint for about $75 (thinners are $25 for 4L)

    for a full car pending on how many coats you did, you could do it with 2-5L of paint, i dare even say 1 if your cheap, but then again its ALOT of paint when you look at it,

    i painted my rear bumper and my skirts with 1L and 4L of thinners, and still had 1L mixed left over, doing another coat soon tho,

    with cans your looking at around $750 and alot of work because when they get near empty they spit

    if you had spray gear your looking around $195 for materials cost
    then $50 for the gun and tank, and get a super crap compressor for like $75-100, dont expect it to last for ever but it'd do the job

    so it'd cost $320-345 and you'd have spray gear,
    or even borrow someones spray gear, thats what i did
    you'll get MUCH better quallity out of a proper gun

    yeah hope that helps, spraying is a fiddley thing
     
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    Richard Hammond painted his 1500 pound Porsche with blackboard paint on Top Gear, might be a cheaper alternative... :p
     
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    PaRaDoX Because Racecouch...

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    then you can write your own bumper stickers????

    could you imaine the vandalism possibilities :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
     
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    dad wants to get yet another vn wagon for our collection and spray it matt black, chrome wheels and dumped on its ass. if we find another vn wagon as a second car, it will get done.
     
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    PaRaDoX Because Racecouch...

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    hahahah troy, dam you and your huge property :( i want another car but they'res no room
     
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    not specificly VN/P related, moved to general
     

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