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#1 Jehtro OFFLINE  

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Posted May 17, 2011 - 02:16 PM

So now that I have the 318 the father in-law wants the JD 185, I went to paint it for him, but I got orange peel on it, so I checked some youtube videos and I ended up wet sanding the final coat til it was dull then buffed it back to a shine.

What do you think?

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Posted May 17, 2011 - 07:20 PM

Looks pretty good to me. How did you paint it. I don't have any painting gear but I do have a compressor. I'm just wondering how you got such nice results.

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Posted May 18, 2011 - 11:01 AM

I watched this video on YouTube,
YouTube - How to Properly Paint a Motorcycle or car For Less Than $100

Its valspare paint from Lowes, $7 bucks a can, I don't have any paint gear either.,

I taped the decals off, then wet sanded the hood, painted twice, then wet sanded the final coat again, and then buffed it back to a shine with rubbing compound.

So far I have about 25 buck invested.

I think I'll just wax it now,

Pretty happy so far.

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Posted May 18, 2011 - 02:05 PM

Looks just as a good as a new JD paintjob




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