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Old 10-10-2017, 06:02 PM
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Hey everyone. I am a new member over here but have been on s2ki for years (pghs2kid). I have this posted over there as well but thought id reach out to this community and share this.
I purchased my current s2000 a little over a year ago now. For Christmas my girlfriend got me a OEM front lip. After waiting around for 10 months I finally decided to paint it Also when I purchased the car the rear bumper was missing clear coat only on the drivers side (odd) but figured this would be a good time to repair that too!

I purchased the paint from here

What I purchased was 2 cans of base coat (sebring silver)
2 cans of primer
2 cans of clearcoat
and a sandpaper package with wet sandpaper

The front lip went really well and not difficult at all.
The rear bumper I found to be pretty tricky. I sanded everything down, primed, sanded, painted, cleared, wetsanded, and buffed.
I think it turned out very well for not doing this very often!

I have a few rust spots i'd like to tackle next I will post when I do!

All in all with the paints available at the website I linked to it saves a ton of money to do it yourself. The rust repair im more skeptical on taking on myself, but the bumpers being plastic I wasn't very worried if I would have messed up

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Old 10-10-2017, 07:42 PM
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Welcome in,Dayum good job sir,I don't think a pro could do any better.
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:55 PM
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welcome to the forum, great painting job, fun car too,
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Old 12-16-2017, 09:14 PM
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Wow youh did a great job
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Old 02-24-2018, 07:40 AM
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thank you alex for sharing website
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Old 02-24-2018, 08:43 AM
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Hello Alex, I found this site through google , and am new to this site , I just wanted to ask you if I can use the formula 1 wax which I read in google that it can really fix the scratch!? I have a orchid pearl br v and have a few minor scratches , I thought if I could do it myself it wud save me some money ..what do u think ? Ur suggestion wud be great
many thanks
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Old 03-01-2018, 04:41 AM
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looks like new!
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Old 03-04-2018, 07:39 AM
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great painting job
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