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Old 07-22-2006, 12:50 AM
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Getting her re-repainted

The 300D is getting re-repainted Colorado Beige next Wed. The body shop agreed that the orange peel/some runs were unacceptable, and agreed to resand the whole car and do a thorough repaint (or face the wrath of a re-re-repaint) So now there must be at least 3 or 4 layers of paint on there. With the thorough Por-15 job I just did, rust should be at bay.

After this really saltly/slushy winter, no rust has cropped up. Hope this second repaint will continue to keep my rust repairs...repaired.

I'll post pics when its done.

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Old 07-22-2006, 01:52 AM
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Will you wet sand and partially prep the car yourself? Repainting their own work to cover sags and orange peel, those guys might get lazy on sanding and prep work.

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