Painting 
My car in the spraybooth, msked up ready for painting
My car in the spraybooth, msked up ready for painting
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Cleaning out under the rear wheel arches wasn't a nice job!
Cleaning out under the rear wheel arches wasn't a nice job!
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The original stonechip protection was replicated on the sills
The original stonechip protection was replicated on the sills
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Neat masking is the key to a clean, dirt free paint job.
Neat masking is the key to a clean, dirt free paint job.
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Basecoat being applied to the door appertures
Basecoat being applied to the door appertures
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And the boot opening
And the boot opening
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The insides of the doors were also based up.
The insides of the doors were also based up.
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All panels were then reassembled loosely
All panels were then reassembled loosely
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This ensures a perfect colour match between panels. Painting them seperately could cause minor variations.
This ensures a perfect colour match between panels. Painting them seperately could cause minor variations.
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Fully covered in 3 coats of base
Fully covered in 3 coats of base
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The basecoat has an almost satin finish to it.
The basecoat has an almost satin finish to it.
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The panels were then removed to ensure good coverage with the clearcoat.
The panels were then removed to ensure good coverage with the clearcoat.
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By doing this I know I won't miss any of the nooks and crannies.
By doing this I know I won't miss any of the nooks and crannies.
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Skipping forward - 3 coats of 2K clear have now been applied
Skipping forward - 3 coats of 2K clear have now been applied
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A bit of orange pel in the bonnet :(
A bit of orange pel in the bonnet :(
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But the rest of the car has a very slick, flat finish...
But the rest of the car has a very slick, flat finish...
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