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Old 12-08-2004, 07:56 AM
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mp 170 recoat

Painting a semi cab that is mostly aluminum and it was sugested that I use omni polyester primer over the aluminum panels but use omni mp 170 over the bare steel parts first. What I need to know is if I spray the polyester primer over the mp 170 after it has sit for 24 hrs do I need to sand the 170 first or can I just spray it without sanding?

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Old 12-08-2004, 08:02 AM
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Should be OK. What does your paint supplier say?
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The primer came from the local auto parts and the guy who sold it to the truck owner didnt know much about it. There are no full-time paint stores close by and that has always been a problem here. Thanks for the info
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I think it will be fine. To be safe, spray a test patch on an old paint can to see fo there is a reaction but I doubt there will be any problem.
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Ok I sprayed it, No problems as far as lifting but adhesion was what I was concerned about.
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