Painting

Discussion in 'Technical Forum' started by Limbo, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Limbo

    Limbo Member

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    Does anyone know how much paint it takes to do a set of fairings and tank? I have arranged for an autobody painter to do the work, he will be using 1 stage urethane paint. I'm just looking for a ballpark quantity so the right amount can be ordered
     
  2. Michelin Man

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    western collision in red deer is $400
     
  3. oldskool

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    One quart should do the job. Opaque single stage colors will get full coverage in less coats than a base/clear job. Make sure that if it is going red/yellow/white that the primer is a light tint (white/yellow/light grey ect.) as it will use less paint. Trying to spray red on an upper that is white and a tank that is currently black will lead to the tank needing 3 to 4 coats (instead of 2) and it may still seem an off shade.

    BTW......O'Gradys Paint FTW!!!! (my paint jobs are done with a special paint made with a space age molecular make up that allows the air to pass with less resistance, in other words my paint jobs are the fastest....scientifically tested in my lab/garage and on the race track, lol)
     
  4. Fireman

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    O'grady's paint jobs wheelie better as well. May have something to do with the hot air produced by the painter though. lol
     

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