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Old 06-22-2004, 12:28 AM
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wet sanding and painting techniques

I s there anyone currently working on a 1982-1984 Olds cutless supreme? If so I would like to know how to prepare the non metal surfaces for painting. especially the plastic above the front and rear bumpers. Should I use a 320 grit paper or a finer paper to rough up the surface for primer?
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Old 06-25-2004, 03:44 PM
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I sprayed plastics even tough it was not on a Cutlass.
I think (your picture ain't helping )you are talking about that soft pliable plastic right?
what I did was wetsanded it untill smooth with 600 then sprayed a few coats of primer with flex additive base coated and cleared with the flex agent again now I can twist and bend those parts whithout the paint flakking off.
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