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Matt Trakker



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PostSubject: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:06 pm

http://monumenticus.imgur.com/rollon_paint_job#BRuqf

Came out pretty nice. I read a few threads a long time ago where people were using Tremclad (like Canadian Rustoleum I guess) doing it the same way.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:21 am

im going to do it on my beater black cavalier, a guy i work with did his 41 caddy limousine, u talk about one big car turn out nice
http://board.moparts.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=2331682&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:43 am

Al "V8 Killer", I think, painted his caprice with Rustoleum. I think he may have sprayed it. It looked like a million bucks.

Tom. C.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 5:30 pm

silverfox103 wrote:
Al "V8 Killer", I think, painted his caprice with Rustoleum. I think he may have sprayed it. It looked like a million bucks.

Tom. C.


yup he did and it came out awesome, better than Maaco!...... Mr. Crovo just did his truck with it too.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 5:37 pm

i heard the home depot has a line of metallic rustoleum paint you can paint the car the same way, havent checked that out yet, will post pic during the roller derby
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:40 pm

waynes91 wrote:
i heard the home depot has a line of metallic rustoleum paint you can paint the car the same way, havent checked that out yet, will post pic during the roller derby


..... they have an extensive color selection...... walmart will only have so much..... check with your local auto body supply store.

Ive seen , black , grey, silver, dk blue, lite blue, red, yellow, green, orange, etc etc etc
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:43 pm

waynes91 wrote:
im going to do it on my beater black cavalier, a guy i work with did his 41 caddy limousine, u talk about one big car turn out nice
http://board.moparts.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=2331682&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1

That's one of the threads I read, took forever!
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:58 am

Why roll it when spraying it is so much easier and faster?

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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:19 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
Why roll it when spraying it is so much easier and faster?



pretty sure we went over this before in another thread Bill....... we can only led the horse's to the water...
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:23 am

bowtiepimp wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
Why roll it when spraying it is so much easier and faster?



pretty sure we went over this before in another thread Bill....... we can only led the horse's to the water...

cus its more redneck to roll on house paint! rabbit
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waynes91



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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:08 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Why roll it when spraying it is so much easier and faster?

just to be different, beside on the cavalier should take very little time,im not set up for spraying, and rattle cans would cost to much compared to a qt of paint and thinner imo and its only a beater
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:44 pm

Well i have a whopping 14 bucks invested in the paint for my s10. And shot it with a 10 dollah harbor freight gun... Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:22 pm

FWIW, the Rustoleum in the spray cans and the stuff in the big paint cans are different formulations, and most people don't have a gun or an ayahhh compressah available to shoot with, lol
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:19 pm

just painted my son's bike with a spray can of white primer from rustoleum ........ FAIL!


..... the spray tip is wider,so the overspray is ridiculous ...... and even after shaking the can for over 5 mins it still came out chunky and the consistency was horrible.... it got thin then thick, thin again, clog, then it spit chunks and came out heavy.

........ i wasnt planning on sanding the primer but the shitty rustoleum made this thing run like jesse owens


............ good luck to the rest of you. Take Bill's advice by the gun, get the right paint and learn...... its very rewarding Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:36 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Why roll it when spraying it is so much easier and faster?

It's a Zen thing.

No need to mask the whole car, you can just do a section at time.

The roll on paint comes in gloss black. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Jul 10, 2011 12:58 pm

Bah... gloss is fir sissies... Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:54 pm

This reminds me. I have to get some paint and spray the blazer satin black.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:49 pm

got the caviler and sanded down and taped off, just waiting for a few days with out rain will post pics if my camera dont f up
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:40 am

ok i been thinking of doing thid paint job. I know to thin the paint and shoot it, but has anyone used japan drier? u take 4 oz per gallon of rustolium and speeds the fry time. just wanted to know if its worth getting.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:12 pm

put the first coat on had lots of bubbles most flatten out, realized when they said mix thinner so its watery, i guess there watery and mine were different,lol knowing this the mix was still to thick i added more thinner ,still wasnt happy, i use a foam brush that took care of the bubbles on the remaining part i did, tomorrow if time allows ill d some sanding, no big deal, still a learning curve
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:28 pm

waynes91 wrote:
put the first coat on had lots of bubbles most flatten out, realized when they said mix thinner so its watery, i guess there watery and mine were different,lol knowing this the mix was still to thick i added more thinner ,still wasnt happy, i use a foam brush that took care of the bubbles on the remaining part i did, tomorrow if time allows ill d some sanding, no big deal, still a learning curve
I am sure you don't want painted finger prints on your camera, but this would be very cool to follow along pictorially.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:48 pm

hey all this talk about paint ive never changed colors before, and what do you do in terms of rmv insurance, do you just call insurance or do you have to go to rmv
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:56 pm

heres what i stated with



after a quick sanding




the first 3 coats of paint




resanded with 800 afterward i did another 3 coats of black which turned out like the above pics.


today i sanded some of it down with 1000, i tried using an orbital polisher but didnt seem to work well, so i used my angle polisher, problem there was i had only polishing pads, it was working but not good, i jury rigged a white buffing pad to it, ah that did the trick, so i stopped cause i couldnt find any 7 in buffing pads and it was late so ill find them monday, but the small spot i did i was impressed looks like it might work ..lol
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:25 am

and this is with a roller?

can't wait to see how this works. I've seen it before, but I've heard it's a pain in the ass to do (though not as bad as spraying with a can
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:54 pm

yeah a royal pia..never do it again... but cant go wrong with about $30 investment, time consuming yes, could of done a better prep .. yes.. but its a beater so i didnt care, im looking for some 7" buffing pads, not a damn store around here has them, they got polishing pads but no buffing, i can get from grainger but i have a few more places to call will post when done Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:37 pm

idk if there is a Benny's in yourt area but the one here has 7 in ones as well as home depot. also i belive sears has em.
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:10 pm

how long was the dry time?
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:38 pm

mega wrote:
idk if there is a Benny's in yourt area but the one here has 7 in ones as well as home depot. also i belive sears has em.

tried the local hardware stores, advance auto, bumper to bumper, azone, sears, home depot benny's ocean state job lot.. even called a auto paint place, nope, so i order some from grainger should be here tomorrow, it took me about a 1-1/2 hrs to do the car, by the time i got around to where i started it was pretty much ready for another coat, but i took breaks to play with the dogs, pee break and water intake etc , now i hope to get a window to finish it up b4 the hurricane weather hits,extended forecast for next week sucks too:(
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:28 pm

damn after 3 stores i woulda just bought a new one lol. i hope we do get that hurricane, i need some extra work.how long was the car down to paint?
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:45 am

waynes91 wrote:

resanded with 800 afterward i did another 3 coats of black which turned out like the above pics.


today i sanded some of it down with 1000, i tried using an orbital polisher but didnt seem to work well, so i used my angle polisher, problem there was i had only polishing pads, it was working but not good, i jury rigged a white buffing pad to it, ah that did the trick, so i stopped cause i couldnt find any 7 in buffing pads and it was late so ill find them monday, but the small spot i did i was impressed looks like it might work ..lol

Looks a hell of a lot better than peeling clear coat. And Holy crap! I'm not the only one from CT here!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:52 pm

got the pads from grainger, did the trick,started to but some wax on it but got to dark, the mosquito were eating me alive,hopefully weather will hold out tomorrow, 95brmw what part of ct,
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:14 pm

waynes91 wrote:
got the pads from grainger, did the trick,started to but some wax on it but got to dark, the mosquito were eating me alive,hopefully weather will hold out tomorrow, 95brmw what part of ct,

I'm in Trumbull, right outside of Bridgeport. Where are you from?
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:44 pm

[quote="95brmw"]

I'm in Trumbull, right outside of Bridgeport. Where are you from?[/quote]

im in groton "submarine capital of the world" or " viagra capital of the world" scene Pfizer is basically in my back yard lol
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:58 pm

well finally got around to finishing her off got her waxed up and tape is off, threw some new wheel covers on

so went from this


to this



still need to put the bowtie on
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sat Sep 10, 2011 10:33 pm

That came out unreal!
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:05 am

Matt Trakker wrote:
That came out unreal!

X2! looks damn good!
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:53 am

wow! .... not bad at all. Arrow


..... but why not paint the bumpers scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:43 am

pant never sticks to the cavy bumpers no matter what you do! The car looks great, good job!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:44 pm

LiveFreeorDieTryin wrote:
pant never sticks to the cavy bumpers no matter what you do!


.... ADHESION PROMOTER! ...... yes.... it does work. You have to prep them right , but it does work. Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: Roll-on Rustoleum paint job photo essay   Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:54 pm

Wow, what a difference! looks great, good job!
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