Right, I've bought the cooper s filler cap, and the two part spray paint set to spray the ring piece. My question is, whats the best way to spray it in order to get a good finish? Spray with several light layers or do I spray it until it drips paint? Same with the laquer? Does the temperature matter? As I tried spraying it in the garage and its freezing in there, and I never got a good finish at all!
The above instructions are good. When I sprayed mine, I followed the instructions that came with the tins. I waited 10 min between coats and applied a total of 4 coats. I then very lightly flatted it and applied one more coat of colour. I waited 15 min. and applied the first coat of laquer. Waited 10 mins between coats and sprayed a total of 5 coats. They tell you on the instructions to put the same amount of laquer coats as you put colour coats as only then will the colour match the car.
Worked for me (although I got a small spec of dust on it when I transported the part to the airing cupbord from my garage to finish drying over night!!)
It is worth the mod!!
By the way, my garage wasn't that warm either, but as long as you use thin coats and take your time, the tinned paint seems quite forgiving.
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