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Old 22nd January 2009, 12:57   #166
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zerocritical, i think you need to mix the clearcoat and paint BEFORE application.
Yes.. I am aware of it.. but was thinking of trying it by applying just one coat and that too from a distance of 15-16 inches so that it doesn't become opaque..
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Old 3rd February 2009, 00:01   #168
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got the shipment today.. tried with one wing mirror.. here are the results:

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some more final touches have to be given.. will post the final pics soon..
Also tried it on some of the scratches. Works well. But the quantity is very less. Finished whole can on one wing mirror and some scratches. Ordered some more today.

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got the shipment today.. tried with one wing mirror.. here are the results:

some more final touches have to be given.. will post the final pics soon..
Also tried it on some of the scratches. Works well. But the quantity is very less. Finished whole can on one wing mirror and some scratches. Ordered some more today.
post some day pics also. and did the color match? upto acceptable levels?
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Ya absolutely,the quantity is very less.

Specially for the first timer,when you waste some in getting used to it.

But works well.

One query though,Can i buy only the Paint can not the clearcoat?
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sunny, the other can is not a clearcoat. its a thinner/solvent used to
1. spray and wipe away the com paint stuff if you mess it up(without seriously affecting the OE paintjob)
2. spray over the comp paint coat , which tends to be a bit granular, and dissolve it and smoothen it out.

a clearcoat is available seperately
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no i want only the paint can not the other thing as i still have a lot of that left
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Old 4th February 2009, 20:33   #173
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here are the day time pics.. It still needs another coat..


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Old 4th February 2009, 20:37   #174
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Tried "Smoking" the tail lamps.. For testing first tried it on my bike's tail lamp..
One light coat of the black spray of compaint with a layer of clear coat
here are the pics:


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can we have a shot of the lamp with the brake light lit ( in the daytime)
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zerocritical next time you paint anything on the car be it the tail lamp or the ORVM, take them off the car. it will be easier than masking that way. wont take much of an effort to take out the tail lamp just 2 screws thats it!!
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touched up two more wheel arches, and the can gave up. Still have the thinner left.
the site really should give an option to buy just the paint. Am not sure if this is economical. how much would touching up the wheel arch scratches cost elsewhere ?
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A major paint shop in tvm is giving a free demo of Pylox. its apparently a nippon paint for DIY.
Nippon Paint
http://www.nipponpaint.com.hk/eng/pr...df/arch064.pdf
check the details in the links.

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update. went to the show. they were showing using it on some household articles. didnt see how the final finish would be. I asked them about shade matching, and they said that for touch ups it woulsnt be too important. I kept bugging them for a shade chart and they finally said it should be available at their shop.

The good part? 400 ml of the paint costs 150/175 (solid/metallic) - thats half the price of com paint. they also have clear laquer. going to wait till my next scratch to try it out
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update. went to the show. they were showing using it on some household articles. didnt see how the final finish would be. I asked them about shade matching, and they said that for touch ups it woulsnt be too important. I kept bugging them for a shade chart and they finally said it should be available at their shop.

The good part? 400 ml of the paint costs 150/175 (solid/metallic) - thats half the price of com paint. they also have clear laquer. going to wait till my next scratch to try it out
Is this available at Ernakulam ?
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