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Old 12-27-2012, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by mr4speed View Post
Well in all actuallity I never do repaints over factory paint, I don't do collision work. They are always to bare metal then an overall repaint over fresh substrates. It is restoration work, period. Not the same as what your talking about.
not every guy with an old car,, wants or NEEDS that. all the way to metal..

take my 86 SS 8700 miles.. never titled till 2001
never hit, never anything other than the paint is 26 y/o and tired from lack of care.. it doesn't NEED or warrant a down to metal repaint..
as the paint is tired from the showroom rub down it got way tomany times.. that killed the paint..

not many are dumping 10k on a paint job on a 1500.oo -10k car..
and there are tons of these in the hobby. no matter if YOU don't do them
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