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I am about to buy a dodge diesel truck. The guy had it repainted and the guy that did it screwed him over. The paint is kinda on the poor side. It has been about 6 months since it was painted. I was wondering if I lightly wet sanded it, if it would improve its appearance? Does anybody have any wet sanding experience?
 

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I have plenty of wetsanding and polishing experience. It all depends on how much clear is on it to begin with. I do show paint. 6 coats of clear then wetsand with 600 then 1200 then 2500 and final with 3000 then polish. My paint looks like glass.



Look at the reflection of my Jeep sitting 30 feet away and outside the shop
 

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The finish looks GREAT! But the color... Definitely makes you stand out!
 

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I just finished it today, its going on the road tomorrow :)





 

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wow :drool:
 

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farmboy tou'll have to take it to a local paint supllier and have them put a mil guage on i to see if you have enough clear there to wet sand and polish, anything under 6 total mills and i'd be real careful if you do it.
 

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I have plenty of wetsanding and polishing experience. It all depends on how much clear is on it to begin with. I do show paint. 6 coats of clear then wetsand with 600 then 1200 then 2500 and final with 3000 then polish. My paint looks like glass.



Look at the reflection of my Jeep sitting 30 feet away and outside the shop
So how much do you charge for a paint job??
 

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Oh great, thanks. Now I've gone and drooled all over my shirt and have to go change! :D
 

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I have plenty of wetsanding and polishing experience. It all depends on how much clear is on it to begin with. I do show paint. 6 coats of clear then wetsand with 600 then 1200 then 2500 and final with 3000 then polish. My paint looks like glass.



Look at the reflection of my Jeep sitting 30 feet away and outside the shop
not bad ...
 

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So how much do you charge for a paint job??
I just paint bikes and golf carts. Nobody wants to pay for a decent job these days.

Here is my van I did in November 1983 when it was just off the line. These pics were taken last summer.



And a bike I did this winter



And another bike from this winter



And a couple of golf carts I did



And some of my toys from 2 years ago

 

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outstandin' work!!!:thumbsup:thumbsup:thumbsup
 
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