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Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

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Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by New Duke » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:31 am

A friend and I are looking to experiment with spraying some body panels ourselves. He has spray guns (so no rattle cans!), a workshop full of equipment and we'd like to try it and start to learn.

Does anyone have any recommendations of quality car paint suppliers that they've used before? We'll be looking to colour match according to paint code, but may need to tweak it as the panels will be matched to an existing paint job that's a few years old.

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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by Essex2Visuvesi » Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:32 am

Adam (punchy) would be a good place to start
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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by SeriousSam » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:22 am

Shambo does some bodywork as well, he's probably got different distributors but could advise on the manufacturer.
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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by Delanor » Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:11 pm

Just look for your local AutoPaint factors where the local repairers go, if a paint factors is poor they would not be in business.

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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by warpc0il » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:54 pm

Local is always best, as you can walk in with a body panel (fuel filler flap?) and have them make up to match
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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by New Duke » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:59 pm

Thanks a lot guys. Very helpful. I've asked Adam and he's finding some stuff out for me Gary.

Wish us luck that we don't make a pigs ear of it.

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Re: Car paint suppliers - Looking for recommendations

Post by RobinPZ72 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:46 am

How did you get on with suppliers as I'm also looking to get back into it!

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