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#1 danie garry

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 01:26 PM

hi Guys, 

 

continuing on with the build and the more i do the more i realise it isn't going to be a case of a few splashes of etch primer from an aerosol can!

looking for suggestions on a decent etch or epoxy primer. preferably something that will sort out bare metal and not be a problem over filler and 40 year old paint if it happens to spray over

i have 2k high build primer ready to go on top then

 

all suggestions and info welcome

 

thanks, 

 

Dan


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Posted 03 November 2017 - 02:34 PM

I used epoxy high build hb body 989 primer, however I did take the whole car back to bare metal as it was painted in synthetic in a previous life and was very thick. You can fill over epoxy without issue, I used upol fantastic lightweight filler,

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 02:42 PM

Epoxy or zinc primer, either will protect again rust. Etch only aids adhesion, it will soon rust through it.



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Posted 03 November 2017 - 04:38 PM

I used epoxy high build hb body 989 primer, however I did take the whole car back to bare metal as it was painted in synthetic in a previous life and was very thick. You can fill over epoxy without issue, I used upol fantastic lightweight filler,

 

Epoxy or zinc primer, either will protect again rust. Etch only aids adhesion, it will soon rust through it.

 

 

cheers lads, was looking at the 989 alright, seems like good value anyway, good to know about filling over it, i was always under the impression filler had to go onto bare metal

 

couple of other options if anyone can advise one way or another

http://www.autopaint...05l-14722-p.asp

 

http://www.autopaint...ener-4743-p.asp

 

http://www.autopaint...s-72-6768-p.asp



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Posted 03 November 2017 - 04:47 PM

Personally if i was going down that route then i would use the Mipa.

 

Another primer to consider though is Octoral PF131. Just used it on Paddy after a recommendation from Ben_O on here. Not epoxy but ideal for on top of any epoxy you do use. And no reaction with the epoxy primer i used either.



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Posted 07 November 2017 - 03:23 PM

Personally if i was going down that route then i would use the Mipa.

 

Another primer to consider though is Octoral PF131. Just used it on Paddy after a recommendation from Ben_O on here. Not epoxy but ideal for on top of any epoxy you do use. And no reaction with the epoxy primer i used either.

 

cheers for the recommendation, ordered some Mipa epoxy, the bigger tin worked out well as i have some other stuff to paint too






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