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painting grill surround?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by vtragweed, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. Jul 1, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    im painting my grill surround and was wondering after i paint do i need to sand before clear coat?
     
  2. Jul 1, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    XR-Ace

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    sand first, paint second, clear coat last.
     
  3. Jul 1, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    vtragweed

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    thats what i thought, thanx man
     
  4. Jul 1, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    Sand first (I used 320 and 400 grit), then primer, then paint. After the paint dried, wet sanded at 1000 grit, then clear coated.
     
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