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Old 09-03-2009
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Tips for quick frame paint job?

Hey guys tomorrow in auto class I'm going to attempt to make my frame look a little bit nicer to possible buyers..

So I bought some rustoleum flat black paint, and have some sand paper and whatnot..what all do I need to do?

I'm just going to be painting the areas that you can see..I'm not taking off the bed or anything.

Tips to make it look decent? I only have about an hour- 90 minutes to do it.

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Just wire brush it and paint it. Any really rough stuff you can spray undercoating on.
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I think this is more than an hour job unless your gonna use a grinder with a brush attachment.
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it shouldnt take very long. wash the frame, then paint everything you can get. it will last long enough to sell it and then some. every fall, thats what i do, but i use undercoating instead. it holds up to all the snow/slush/salt.
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i just take a paint can and start sprayin...not much to it..lol
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Old 09-04-2009
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A quart of Rustoleum black and a paint brush. Go to town.
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i always spray mine down with simple green. rinse let dry and Voila..DONT forget to spray the rearend and spare tire!
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Haha yeah I just did a quick wire brush job and sprayed the frame with paint and did the wheel wells with undercoating

It'll work well enough!
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i sprayed mine with a bunch of undercoarting. just made sure all the big pieces of dirt were off. and power washed it. let it dry. then sprayed the visible spots. been like that for a few months now and have had no problems.
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i did a little bit a while back. i just started painting and it looks just as good. im going to do it again and im just goin to pressure wash it. but i know how you feel on that time limit, our classes are only 55 min
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Haha yeah. I figure I'll go over it with another coat again when I can get it up on the hoist.

I'll post up pics tomorrow or something.
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