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I painted it! Pictures-56k bad

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#1 waimaks


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 04:45 AM

Very badly!
But its much better than what it used to be like.
Used to have very nasty furry matt red primer/rust kill kinda stuff....
Now its $3 rattle can!
Whole car cost about $35NZ all up, clear coat, sand paper, colour, etc..
I was gonna pull the front bumper off to and see if I could run without it for a while, mighta looked cool. But its arc welded to the V-rusty chassis rails...Good times....
Not a wonderful job, but not tooo bad I reakon!.
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#2 Bucky92


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 08:23 AM

Looks really good!!! Much better then before...Hard to believe its the same Brumby:headbang:

#3 ivantruckman


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 08:32 AM

if all else fails camouflage it, my Lil subie is allot more rusty than that, i do all my body work with a can of expanding foam, works great and seals out most of the road dust,:headbang:

#4 waimaks


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Posted 03 March 2007 - 08:01 PM

I had thought about camo, it definately would hide some of the 'imperfections' a bit better than gloss does, Matt/flat camo that is.
Got the first mud on the paint today... Just a little 4wd splatter on the back from towing legacys...
I'd keep on driving it quite happily personally.... Buut, 6 monthly WOF (warrent of fitness) is coming up april 24th for it... And it is just kinda a little wee tiny bit impossible to pass, I don't know where on earth the previous owner got warrents, but it musta been dodgy as ****.

#5 Zebisko


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Posted 04 March 2007 - 12:07 PM

It is definately an improvement, and for $35, a bargain. Another good idea would be to paint the wheels a nice, bright, glossy white. I painted mine, (badly I might add), and it looks a whole lot better. Although, make sure you use some tough paint, I used Rust-oleum, and it is already coming off! Oh well, cost me about $10 for all four wheels, so it isn't too bad, I'll just re-paint them this summer:-p.

#6 crazy D

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Posted 04 March 2007 - 04:16 PM


#7 kiwi subbie

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Posted 06 March 2007 - 04:42 AM

lookin awesum bro:headbang:

#8 Loyale 2.7 Turbo

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Posted 06 March 2007 - 11:14 AM

Really Nice Brat! ... Congratulations! :)

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