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Repair Maintenance

By JoAnn Bortles

ISBN-10: 1306876192

ISBN-13: 9781306876193

"Solvent-based paints were utilized in car functions because the days whilst autos have been known as "buggies" and the horsepower was once supplied via, good, horses. yet fresh EPA rules have limited solvent-based paints to be used in basic terms in authorized expert paint cubicles, which means that do-it-yourselfers can now not use them--and it will not be lengthy earlier than their use is banned completely. Paint manufacturers

"In car Paint from Prep to ultimate Coat, automobile paint professional JoAnn Bortles walks the reader via dozens of how-to classes, assistance, and tips approximately re-painting a motor vehicle, even if for aggressive express or simply garage-time pastime. The ebook positive factors over 500 how-to photographs, in addition to sidebars, walkthroughs, and informative text"--  Read more...

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Don’t skimp here or else you’ll have to go back and repeatedly extend the sanded area. indd 39 4/8/14 9:46 AM 4/8/14 9:32 AM Text (Fogra 39)_Job:03-41002 Title:MBI-Automotive Paint 04-AC70613 #175 Dtp:221 Page:39 RESTORING A HOT ROD Next, I filled this area again with Evercoat’s Quantum 1 Single Step Repair. Quantum 1 comes in two styles of containers. One is a cartridge style dispenser. The cartridge fits into an Albion B26T825 multicomponent cartridge gun. This system makes it easy to mix the two components in the proper ratio.

Have everything ready—spreaders laid out, sanders, and blocks—as you don’t want to look for things as the filler is hardening. Next, I moved on to the other problem areas on the quarter panels. It’s easy to see these areas as the panel is scuff sanded. For example, the top area at the middle of the quarters is usually a problem spot. Several parts of the quarter come together here, and they require filling and sanding. I sanded the surface using a DA and 120 grit. Don’t oversand. You want to sand just enough to have some factory E-coat left on the surface.

It’s lightweight and easy to set up. A two-outlet manifold attaches to a wall-mounted air pressure regulator; then, simply hook up the spray gun hose to one and the air system air hose to the other. The hose runs to a belt unit with a carbon filter that blows air through a hose and into the hood. The face shield has replacable tear-off sheets. When painting a car, the painter can spend a good deal of time—sometimes hours—in the booth, and without a fresh air hood, you can feel pretty awful afterward.

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