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    Angry have a l@@k "gutted"

    if anyone remembers that earlyer this week i started spraying my spoiler and showed u my first try!

    well it took me all week and friday morning put my last layer of clear on, so as i was so proud of my job i wanted it put on my car 2 day, untill my dad had 2 f**k it up.

    well this morning my dad gets it out the garage so i could give it a t-cut and on his way out he hits againist the door!!!!!!!!!!!!

    i went mad all my time and pride went into it and now have 2 start again i have some picture i'm trying 2 save it.

    the other end that looks good


    the end i want 2 cry about



    do u think i should try saving it or get someone else 2 do it?

    clare

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    has that got primer on it?

    shouldnt have came off that easy!

    would suggest stripping it back and redoing it... absolute bummer its hapnd tho! gutter
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    yeah it had primer on it in the picture i have already have rubbed it down with wet and dry

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    dont just give up mate and do it the easy way get to halford/ vauxhall and get some more paint and id start again from scratch because it takes alot of practice to blend it in without seeing thenew and old paint

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    Quote Originally Posted by autoSRI View Post
    because it takes alot of practice to blend it in without seeing thenew and old paint
    You won't blend silver in on a panel (you'll need a visual line to work to.)

    The new paint will not be the same colour as the paint already on the spoiler, so you'll have to paint it all anyway.

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    if you flat it all down with 1500 then 1200 you will be able to give that end a few coats then the whole lot one more coat and re laquer, will take a while as you will need maybe 5 more coats on that end and if you lay it on thick or dont let it dry right it will be shit. Honest answer if the paint got damaged that easy the primer and paint aint that good nor has it applied right.
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    Payne, I am sure its recoverable. Its horrible when something like this happens when you have put so much time and effort into it.
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    Honest answer if the paint got damaged that easy the primer and paint aint that good nor has it applied right.[/quote]


    i got it all from vauxhall so i cant see it being the paint!!

    it took me 6days and made sure i done it rite i read up on and and people told me how 2 do it because i didnt want 2 rush it!!

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    just making a vaild point on the information you gave mate. just take in the rest of the post i made and you will be able to make your mind up about doing it yourself again or paying someone and if doing it yourself how to.
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    the paint didnt come off that easy it said that my old man hit it coming out the garage so i had 2 sand it down with wet and dry as it says in the third post down, my mate will do it now as i aint got the time 2 do it

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