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karlos1987

Member Since 28 Jan 2014
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Rough Paint After Respray.

22 July 2014 - 07:40 PM

I resprayed my rear bumper today after the Mrs had a fight with a bollard.

The paint has fully dried and is now feeling really rough.

Is there anything I can do to get the glass like finish?

The process I used was.

Wet and dry sanded it with 2500 grit.
Let it dry.
Paint prep wipes.
Primer x3 coats.
Paint x3 coats

I never got round to the laquer as time ran out.

Any tips to get the smooth finish back would be wonderful.

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Ford Focus Driveshaft Replacement

21 July 2014 - 01:00 PM

I need to replace my driveshaft on the passenger side because the cv joint is knocking,

 

 

Is there anything I need to look out for when changing this?

 

 

Also am I likely to loose a lot of gearbox oil?

 

 

If so would I benefit from changing the oil at this stage or would you just say a top up?

 

 

Does anyone know where is best to get gearbox oil and what grade do I need?

 

 

Cheers

 

 

Karl


Light Tint Spray Removal.

18 July 2014 - 04:20 PM

Does anyone know how to remove the tail light spray on tint.

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New Discount Company

12 July 2014 - 04:58 PM

Any chance of getting a company on board that deals with plasti dip?

 

I have just found a company and this is from their website.

 

Car Clubs and Forums

If you currently run a club or forum why not sign up to become a member simply send us your details and we will then send you a unique code to enable your members to receive a discount. In return all we would ask is a link and introduction message

All genuine forums/clubs are welcome, please email your details to alan@matt-pack.co.uk

We invite clubs of all types including Car, Scooter, Marine, Bike, Classics, Off road. The list is endless so please get in touch.   

 

 

 

Just a thought, as I don't think we have anyone like this do we?

 

Plus I would like to buy some and if I can get discount then even better, :D


Focus Engine Cover

08 July 2014 - 11:45 AM

I received some paint from lenny to tart up my engine cover some time back.

I finally got round to getting it done only to realise my car hasn't got an engine cover.

Does anyone know if I can get one? Any links? It's a focus mk2.5 1.6 petrol.

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