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    Thought id give it a quick go today spraying my battery cover,only had a little bit of Ultra blue left but had a full tin of star silver 2




    Should i just spray it all Silver or do you reckon CC with car ?

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    Liking the silver, i'd sand it down tho to get it as smooth as possible as it'll catch the light better... Having to do my battery cover again as i didn't flat it enough...

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    Might have to do it again too mate only had 1200 grit and i sanded it for ages lol but you can still see the pattern.
    Need to give engine bay a clean too lol its been neglected for ages

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    CC else it will stand out like a turd on a lemon merangue

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    I'm no expert, but would it not be possible to use a high build primar to fill out the dimples and save all that rubbing down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OPC View Post
    I'm no expert, but would it not be possible to use a high build primar to fill out the dimples and save all that rubbing down.
    as above aprt from the fact i am an expert...lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven T Davies-Moss View Post
    CC else it will stand out like a turd on a lemon merangue
    I see what you mean. lol.

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    Back to drawing board then

    Will this do http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...egoryId_165625
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    should be ok mate, or look for primer filler, goes on quite thick and dries quickly enough to get a few good layer's on in a short time

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    I 400 gritted all mine before i did them too, kinda melted the coating off my air box using a sander but the covers are as good as my body panels now... Except the battery that is

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