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trunk spatter paint....why can it only be used in trunks?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by NEK5, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i just used it on my hood, got sick of paint looking like crap, so i did it, but the can says only use on truck interiors, any reason why?
     
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    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    i mean it doesnt say why.....

    come on guys, someone must know why....:D...gettn a little urked here guys
     
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    on there website (duplicolor) it says its not recommended for exterior use....i wonder why?
     
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    Not sure why, but I've read a lot that you really need to seal your trunk good before you use the splatter paint because it holds moisture and does no good for rust. Maybe it has something to do with that. Sorry I really can't help you.
     
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    hmmmmmmm......TTT!
     
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    Maybe it fades real fast in the sun?
     
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    worth goin out and sanding it all of?
     
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    Spray it with water and see if it beads. I do know that we used to use the trunk of a Corvair as an ice chest though and they never seemed worse for wear.
     
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    probably some stupid legal disclaimer reason. Let it be.
     
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    It will wash off with water, ask me how i know.
     
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    because they know it will look gay anywhere else.
     
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    It's water soluble and is highly affected by U/V light, meaning it will peel and fade.
     
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    so.....its comin off pretty much?will it just wash off?...i kind of actually liked how it looked, as my painting skills fo(kin stink and it kept looking like crap, so the textured paint covered it, what about using bedliner?
     
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    I'm guessing it shouldn't be used on exteriors 'cause it's porous and will allow water to seep in.. just like when you leave a vehicle in primer too long and it gets rusty.

    Tom
     
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    welll......it rained last night
     
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    ummmm.....the spatter paint i put on.....is gone :D :D :haha:....so i`m guessing thats the reason why, must not like water
     
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    I told you that a few reply's back.
     
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    It does not seal at all and it retains moisture... bad for rust. If you use it exterior you need to clear coat it.
     

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