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Best type of paint for your hardtop???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by zx672, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. zx672

    zx672 Registered Member

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    Got a white top for my 84 K5. Would like to paint it black (Got a air compressor, gun, and a big garage). Do you need any type of special paint, primer, etc.???

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. 79Stomper

    79Stomper 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Not that I know of, just prep it as you would a piece of your body, or atleast that is what I done. Still holding after 2 "Hurricanes" and looking for some more.
     
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    mines holding just fine after a few years with a simple body paint.
     
  4. js4x4

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    do a search, cuz in the last month or 2 this same subject came up...I want to say someones wife or G/F came up with the idea to sponge paint it top...seemed like a good idea to me, cuz my top is textured(fiberglass). A lot of folks added thier 0.02 and recall a few diff ideas so I know this isn't a new thread. But IMO paint is paint, and it all sticks pretty much the same as long as its prep-ed right. Hope she looks good when your done.
     
  5. Blue85

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    Seems like any paint that would work on a Corvette or boat would be fine. The key should be in the primer, not in the paint.
     

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