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Old 03-26-2012, 07:44 PM
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Best grit for final "scuffing"?

I'm preparing my car for paint (to be applied by a pro) by scuffing the existing paint, which is well adhered. I wet sanded with 320 grit in a cross hatch pattern and the scratches seem a little deep. Should I move to 400 grit? The scuffed paint will be shot with an epoxy sealer, then base-coat/clear-coat. I want the best adherence to the old paint as possible and don't know if I should stop at 320 or not. What is common practice? Thanks!

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The epoxy sealer should take care of 320 scratches, you're fine.
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Forget what any of us think. ASK the guy who's going to paint the car. Stu
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400-600 wet sand
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Forget what any of us think. ASK the guy who's going to paint the car. Stu
X2 If yer painter is a PRO as you said, he'll tell ya what he
wants it set up in.
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