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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-20-2010, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Painted Interior BAD!

Well I tried to paint my trim pieces and i only did one piece to see what it would look like ( thank God ) and it came out really bad i did all the prep work and got the plastic paint and made sure to follow all the directions but still looks bad. Any tips on what to do or if anyone would want to help me by painting them for me? I will send them to you if you could please help me out. Please help car looks great but now trim looks bad.

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any pics? how is it bad?(like in what way)
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the paint just looks so bad like pastie and bad idk i don't have pics yet but im so bad at painting stuff and these trim pieces are not cheap so i would much rather have someone who knows what there doing to help me out

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you're probably doing to thick of coats
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Painting is a time consuming practice, you need to make sure you goo gone the pieces then soap them, rise and dry, after that, BUY KRYLON PRIMER!!! its white, and makes the color more vibrant and it sticks soooo much better...after that paint in very light coats, the first should look like it is just a speckled tint to the white, and continue light coats every few minutes...if it looks bad, wait till it dries, sand it down with a fine sandpaper and prep and try again....number 1 rule....TAKE YOUR TIME....i had the same problem as you too...i dint know how to do it...i learned though...good luck...

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or you didnt clean them enough, like your getting fish eyes or bubbles kinda? clean it moreeee

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spray each coat in one continuous pass. I start the spray off to the left about 10-13 inches away from it then swipe to the right and left off the nozzle off the part. also paint the part in the position in will be installed..

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The prep work can make a huge difference in the outcome.
Make sure there is no oil or protectant of any type on the trim because the primer will not stick to it.
It's best like the other said to do a light coats. Then wait about 5 min and put the next one on but never real thick.

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spray each coat in one continuous pass. I start the spray off to the left about 10-13 inches away from it then swipe to the right and left off the nozzle off the part. also paint the part in the position in will be installed..
That's another thing never start or stop spraying over the part.
Always go past it.

Just get a old piece of wood or something to practice painting on first then do the trim.
That will help out a lot.
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the first coat of the primer should look speckled then progress with more light coats until evenly covered and then the same with the color

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I freakin hate painting lol, ironically I work at the paint desk at HD lol.

But yeah nice even sweeps and CLEAN THE PARTS WELL!!! acetone does WONDERS to remove grease and other oils. The first coat should look like its just powedered lightly on, if its covered by the first coat yo effed it up.

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