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Hello, my name isXXXXX you want to hide flaws then paint it white. hides everything! Light colors tend to hide blemishes and dirt much better than dark colors such as Black. I have a black motorcycle and car and you can easily see every imperfection, spec of dust,door ding and body distortion.
I thought so...what do you think about yellow?
Can you recommend a paint kit? Lacquer?
yellow isn't to bad, Lemon? Canary?
Right now, it has some yellow in the cab and on parts of the engine..it looks kinda like a taxi-cab yellow (!?) well, maybe not quite that gawdy, but, close....
I like using Sikkens brand myself, very durable
Easiest is single stage
Does Sikkens make a paint "kit" ...and who carries it?
acrylic lacquer is the way to go?
most quality Automotive parts stores should offer it or be able to get it.
Acrylic laquer is fairly easy to put on
I think he should take the thing to Earl Sheib!!! (haha..April fool)
Better than a rattle can although not much better
Krylon? Sounds good to me
RUSTOLEUM all the way:)
how many coats
After all of this, we're selling it on eBay...wanna buy a yellow truck? (smile)
Depends which paint you decide to go with. If its a single stage then one, if BC/CC then probaly a few to get good coverage. Check this website out for more ideas and prices on kits. http://www.paintforcars.com/enamel_paint_kits.html
what about the psi questions
ooops..I didn't send it yet..he wants to know if a 40psi spray gun OK to use for the lacquer
Once again this is dependant on the type of paint and which paint system
(gun) you are using
An average gravity feed will be somewhere around 35 psi
If it is a HVLP—High Volume Low Pressure gun then it will be much lower
Check the accompanying literature for the gun you are using
Ok..thanks for all the info..I will be back if he thinks of more stuff