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Paint?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Khaos, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Feb 19, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Fiance is getting a '99 Integra LS Tomorrow. Mechanically it's in good shape, only 106K miles, new brakes/tires/battery/windshield wipers. Had a mechanic neighbor take a look at it and he says it seems good. Only problem is the paint is somewhat less than beautiful.

    Can anything be done to this paint to bring it back to look somewhat decent?

    Sorry, best pic I have at the moment.

    Or do we have to re-paint it. Probably gonna paint it black if we do.

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  2. Feb 19, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    I'm not an expert, but maybe try wet sanding it? clay bar, then wax?

    It's hard to tell, but the top of the bumper/trunk door looks real bad, you may need to repaint.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    Khaos

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    Bump....

    The commuter car is quickly turning into what may be a project..... May have some fun with this thing. Got to drive it Today and while it's not exactly "fast", it's damn fun to drive.
     
  4. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    yah it looks a little beyond repair...can always try buff it up and see but yeah repaint looks to be your best bet
     
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