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Old 06-20-2019, 11:40 PM
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Cool Comments on my paint prep plans, please.

The paint is peeling off the roof and hood of my '95 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. Pretty typical on these mid-90's Dodge trucks. It's been doing that for a few years so now I've got primer spots and some surface rust areas. It's a work truck I've had for 20 years and I wanna make it all purdy again!
My question is about sandpaper grits and paint selection.
I plan to remove the surface rust with 80 grit followed by 150 and then spot prime the areas with this....
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/s.../applications/

Next I'll D/A the whole truck with 220 grit then shoot this as a top coat....
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/s...iew/make/white

No clear, I'm just doing single stage. It's a work truck and I just wanna get some color on it. Doing it as cheaply as possible, too.

Other than my roadster it's been 40 years since I've done paint and bodywork and I know things have changed. Does my plan sound about right? Comments/suggestions/critiques are all appreciated!
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