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    Talking $50 paint job

    Looking at this thread on astra site, one hell of a good finish - anyone fancy doing a Vec with Hammerite smooth or Dulux non-drip ??

    http://www.rickwrench.com/50dollarpaint.html

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    hes actually made a pretty good job of that........dont think you get any takers on here doing their vectras up tho lol

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    would be an interesting project on an old car like that guy - say an escort mexico ? would look good - kind of traditional looking finish.

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    think it would need to be done in a garage or workshop in this country ..or you would never get 10 coats on in a year lol

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    Dammmm....he did a good job!

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    top paint job very nice

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    Looks fantastic in the pictures.

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    Many years ago I painted an old Mini with 'coach paint' - with a bit of practice the finish can be excellent with a good sheen on it but it'll never hold a candle to even a mediocre spray job

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    Many moons ago, i had a painter friend of mine (in fairness he painted stagecoach buses) paint and old mk3 escort for me. He assured me that hand painting the car would be fine, i can assur you it ain't!! Looked like the car had been tipp ex'd when he finished!!!! I was gutted.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob 2.2dti View Post
    would be an interesting project on an old car like that guy - say an escort mexico ? would look good - kind of traditional looking finish.
    NOOOOOOOO ! An Escort Mexico !!!!!!!!!
    Have you seen what they're fetching on Fleabay ?
    If i had a Mex, i'd be getting the best quality paint job i could. Then sticking it up for auction for £8k !!!

    I think you meant a Marina van m8 LOL !


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