Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: SW Michigan
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Re: Smoothing a S-10 Interior
Apply a few coats of bulldog adhesion promoter, I just followed their application instructions for this.
This step is probably the controversial step, as many people will use resin or glass for removing the texture..
I appied 2 coats of spi turbo 2k primer. I could have removed all the texture with a few more coats but the goal here was to keep film build to a minimum, to avoid cracking of the primer.
Now I sanded the primer with sandpaper, I knew I was going to re-prime so I believe i went with something like 180-220 grit, I dont' recall at this point.
I sanded the primer down until I could see the high points of the texture from the dash start to show through, This is to verify once again that film build would be minimal.
Now at this stage most of the texture has been removed.
I now applied 2 more coats of the turbo 2k primer, This was to be the final prime, So this step was sanded with finer paper than the first coats.
But still sanded on the primer until I thought I was about to sand through. Once again to keep film build low, I keep emphasizing this as it is critical to the longevity of this job. When I finished priming and sanding the dash still had it's flexible characteristics, if the products we're to heavy they would crack easier.
Now that the dash and other panels that we're soft are sanded for final paint, the parts we're all moved into the booth for the pro-spray lamborghini orange base coat and spi universal clear.
Wet-sand and buffed as described above!!
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