Clear laquer over vinyl decals?

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  1. racer51

    racer51 Active Member

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    To all you bodywork experts on the forum, can a clear laquer be sprayed over vinyl decals?

    Any special tricks for clear-coating a new paint job?
     
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    Don't do it. You will thank me your first crash.
     
  3. racer51

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    LOL...what about for my sixth crash? (although really...who's counting?)

    Thanks Justin.
     
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    You can, but some decals react with some clears and can bubble, best to just apply over.
     
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    I have cleared over decals, I wouldn't use laquer (if you can even get it) I've used a clear that is the same clear with base coat clear and it worked fine, careful though, that the coats are thin and set good between flash time.
    But I wouldn't clear over decals on a race bike, that would just make way too much work after the first crash.
     

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