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Mrfixmaster no paint job NEEDS buffing, buffing is a choice. Buffing the paint just will enhance the shine and smoothness of the paint. If you layed down a slick coat of paint with little or no mishaps or serface irregularities you don't buff. As for the single stage for your frame and susp. I highly recomend NOT doing it. Using a single stage on your frame and susp. will not hold up to the road debree and you will end up being very unhappy in a short time. Get your frame and susp. powdercoated or coated with a good polyurethane or acrylic urethane enamel. Use a product like POR-15 black coat chassis coat or one of their hardnose paints, its a polyurethane finish and will take almost anything you can throw at it. As for the body use a good BC/CC. Prep the body, clean it with a cleaner like prep-sol and lay your base coat down let it tack dry for 10-15 minutes untill its dry to the touch. you can use 400-600 grit to smooth away any runs or mistakes you may have if its a non metallic color. Then clear with one or two cots of clear, or as many as is desired. Let cure in a warm place (65+f) (the colder the tempreture the faster your hardner will need to be) After it has cured you can buff if you choose to with 3M's finishing/polishing compound. You can find a full how to in the Knowledge base.

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If your dead set on that color I'd get an acrylic urethane from PPG and shoot it. Or you could still get it powder coated. Powder coatng is available in metallics.

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