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Quick correction this weekend

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Quick correction this weekend

Post by MarkG M3CP » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:28 pm

In preparation for its engine rebuild this week, the Kuro was treated to a revival of its flat (brown!) paint.

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You can’t beat a bit of beading.
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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by brix79 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:35 pm

That looks awesome. Mine could really do with a proper sort out. Will need a respray in certain parts first though.. :|
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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by MarkG M3CP » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:17 pm

brix79 wrote:That looks awesome. Mine could really do with a proper sort out. Will need a respray in certain parts first though.. :|
You might be surprised - my paintwork isn’t perfect but I’m delighted with the overall look.
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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by Phil Bate » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:37 pm

I can't wait to finish mine and get that sparkly (brown) paint shining. Good work :thumleft:
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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by shroom » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:49 pm

brix79 wrote:That looks awesome. Mine could really do with a proper sort out. Will need a respray in certain parts first though.. :|
Yeah my front bumper needs doing so many stone chips it's untrue!

Looks good with that beading. Always rewarding getting it looking nice and clean, just takes a bit of time effort and some decent products and it's amazing what you can do.

I would like to get my front bumper resprayed then ceramic coat it

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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by GreySilver Beast » Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:45 am

Nice work Mark :thumleft:

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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by warpc0il » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:31 am

Chipex gives much better results than touch-up paint and is perfect for stone chips on the plastic bumper and alloy bonnet with no concerns of rust.

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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by DigitalGremlin » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:14 am

warpc0il wrote:Chipex gives much better results than touch-up paint and is perfect for stone chips on the plastic bumper and alloy bonnet with no concerns of rust.

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Iv used chipex with varying degrees of success, iv yet to get it perfect applying how is stated , may try it with sanding and maybe a small airbrush.

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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by DigitalGremlin » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:16 am

MarkG M3CP wrote:In preparation for its engine rebuild this week, the Kuro was treated to a revival of its flat (brown!) paint.

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You can’t beat a bit of beading.
Love the beading, what products did you use ?


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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by Nickp47 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:17 pm

Sparkling black certainly lives up to it’s name when weather conditions permit, a good polish and wax certainly helps too
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Re: Quick correction this weekend

Post by MarkG M3CP » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:35 pm

Beautiful!
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