Originally Posted by aarias-31
Hey Hotrodders need some help. My son and I are attempting to paint our project 1985 chevy short bed. One question I have is before we start to prime the truck should we use wax and grease remover then wipe down with tac rag or skip w and g remover and use surface wash and then wipe off with tac rag? I also read to wash the whole truck with dawn soap and rinse off before painting. Any info would be great. Thanx
Wash truck prior to sanding with dawn or any dish soap as it has grease removers in it, never any that contain a wax in it [turtle wax]
Always use a good wax and grease remover prior to painting, never just dish soap as this will leave a film, Ppg dx 330 works great, depending on your area you may need a waterborne cleaner as Ppg dx 394 be sure to wipe with a clean wet cloth after using 394 also as it may leave a film.