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Old 02-16-2013, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Coaner View Post
I painted the truck, first time painting a vehicle it wasn't perfect but i was pleased with the outcome and was glad with what i learned. The hood was painted on the truck, i took a closer look and it does appear to be on the horizontal surfaces more than the vertical portions of the hood so it makes sense that maybe those shifted causing the clear to crack. My other question is why a year after did it do it? Sorry for the questions but the more I learn the better I will get at it.
Realistically it simply took that long because it wasn't out much in the sun? Because the clear simply lasted that long before it "gave up". This is one of the reasons why I love it when a guy says "I do it and it works", that is fine but do you see it years after you have done it? That is often a whole different story.

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