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rear s-line splitter painting

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nally, Aug 15, 2010.

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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    Hi guys i am looking for some advice on painting my sline splitter please.
    at the moment its satin black but the paint is coming off so want to rub down and re do, so what should i use ? also what primer type ? and can i do it in matt black ? its down to the plastic at the bottom.
    cheers nally
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    I think you need to use plastic primer:confused:. Yes you can paint matt black
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    thanks. anyone know if you need a special plastic primer that resits heat i.e exaust? and also can you lacker matt paint
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    audicruiser Audi Heaven

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    You need to use plastisizer I think then you can paint on that. It allows the paint to flex with the bumper and is heat resistant....
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    I have had mine painted matt black. No problems what so ever.

    I would imagine that if you lacquered it, it would look like a satin/gloss finish.
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    cheers guys
    what is plastisizer a type of primer?
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    scottie can you post a pic please?
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    On my build thread HERE

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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    cheers mate i have seen the post sorry i forgot it was yours. its very nice
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Halfords plastic primer is good and dries qiuckly too! Satin black is good
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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    thank you sarah. job for the weekend it looks like
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    remember pics are a must!!!
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    I had the mine painted matt black,looks almost gloss with a good clean.
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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    cheers peeps wait till you see my reg plate it funny
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