[Vwdiesel] Painted my Golf 2day
jon at kenneke.com
Sat Apr 23 18:15:53 EDT 2005
Tell us what you learned! I've done a few "rattlecan" jobs on cars.
My first tip:
Most car paint places will put honest-to-goodness car paint in a rattle
can for you. I have some nice pics of touch-up jobs I have done with this.
Nothin' beats "real" car paint.
On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Mike & Coreen Smith wrote:
> LOL Mark....I didn't do much for rust repair, filling, or even much sanding.
> In all likelyhood, I'll only have the car until January, where it will
> promptly fail
> inspection....so I didn't want to get into another round of "Fill with
> I just sanded a bit here and there...filled 1 tiny hole with spot putty and
> It's real rough up close. Maybe I should've said "REALLLLLLY" rough up
> close, but
> at least it's all 1 color now, and for a $100 car @ 50MPG, I'm sure as heck
> not complaining.
> Thanks for ALL the emails. I will certainly take more time my next paint
> job and do a
> much better job. This one was just to learn and test my painting skills.
> I learned a bunch and 'specially had a bit of fun.
> Mike in NB....
> Mike, Coreen & Corey Smith
> 699 Rte 616 Keswick Ridge
> E6L 1T1
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Shepherd" <mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk>
> To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 12:23 PM
> Subject: [Vwdiesel] Painted my Golf 2day
> > Are we looking at the right pictures? That's quite a
> > marketable colour (8OD)
> > Miser
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