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plastic filler over Dupont epoxy paint

I sandblasted then primed my motorbike with Dupont epoxy primer. Overall I am pleased. Some drips and sags 1 on the tank and 1 on the front headlamp faring. Small drips on the underside of the frame. Sanding will be difficult. Can I apply plastic filler,glazing compound to even out the surface? Is there a specific temperature required when doing the bodywork? Does the top coat need to be done right away or can it wait till spring its well under 50 degrees here now.

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Some tips

The temp of the metal should be above 55-60 degrees..use a razor scraper to work the runs and it may require a bit of sanding and respray on thoes areas..plastic filler and glaze does work over the epoxy..As long as you have a warm place to paint it can be done all winter..Once you are outside the recoat window on the epoxy then it will require a lite sanding to give the surface some "tooth" to accept the next coat of paint..

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