Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > General Tech
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino







Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 12th, 2013, 06:18 PM   #1
DZWrangler
Senior Member
 
DZWrangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06-23-11
Location: Michigan
Posts: 556
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default Primer Help

I just finished up the body work for my nieces honda and I'll be painting the entire car for her as well. Does anyone have any ideas for primer that they have used in the past that I can use. So far I have used duplicolor and rustoleum sprayable primer and both have been garbage.
DZWrangler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 12th, 2013, 06:36 PM   #2
Marion3
Senior Member
 
Marion3's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06-25-06
Location: Fowlerville, MI
Posts: 352
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

2 part filler primer from painters supply
Marion3 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 12th, 2013, 06:48 PM   #3
sburt1928
zombie killer
 
sburt1928's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-25-12
Location: flint,mi
Posts: 88
iTrader: (2)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

you want a sandable primer so you can block it out. a hi build sandable from finishmaster

Last edited by sburt1928; March 12th, 2013 at 06:50 PM. Reason: misspell
sburt1928 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 12th, 2013, 06:51 PM   #4
Dylan
Senior Member
 
Dylan's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-24-06
Location: K-zoo
Posts: 1,120
iTrader: (7)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

this is normally what I use.

http://www.autobodytoolmart.com/tran...FYpDMgod82UAlQ
Dylan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 13th, 2013, 02:28 PM   #5
Red97
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-04-10
Location: leslie
Posts: 430
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

if you have bare metal showing, use an etch primer shopline jp 215 or, NOT and. a epoxy primer shopline jp375. if you have small to light imperfections use a 2 part acrylic urathane primer shopline jp 202. if you have medium to large imperfections use polyester primer. basically spray filler. jp 205. all of these are at painters supply store. all are 125$ a gallon/kit or less. epoxy primer has the best corrosion protection on bare metal, it just dosent build and sand as well as the acrylic, or polyester primer. you can also reduse the epoxy primer and spray it as a sealer. if you dont use shopline brand/ppg those are still the same components in every diffrent brand of primers to look for.
Red97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 13th, 2013, 03:15 PM   #6
DZWrangler
Senior Member
 
DZWrangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: 06-23-11
Location: Michigan
Posts: 556
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Thank you red97 thats exactly what I was looking for numbers and all!
DZWrangler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 13th, 2013, 04:32 PM   #7
Red97
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-04-10
Location: leslie
Posts: 430
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

No problem
Red97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 13th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #8
GearDrive
A little slow
 
GearDrive's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-30-07
Location: Charlotte, Mi
Posts: 593
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

If you use the epoxy primer, you should recoat it with 2k primer within 72 hours, or you will have to sand it.
GearDrive is online now   Reply With Quote
Old March 13th, 2013, 07:32 PM   #9
Red97
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 02-04-10
Location: leslie
Posts: 430
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Or paint it. in that 72 is hour window. Also one thing i forgot about most epoxy's is the 15 min induction period after you mix it but before you spray it. Just make sure you get the p-sheets at the paint store for which ever products you end up getting.
Red97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > General Tech
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:26 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Copyright 2005 - 2012 Cracker Enterprises - Powered by Linux
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=
Page generated in 0.09547 seconds with 30 queries