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    best paint for fiberglass

    Hey everyone I just got a topper for my truck and the inside is white and I would ike to paint it black. What is the best paint besides automotive paint for painting fiberglass? Brands of rattle can that is the best or would a roll on say oil based paint be best? Thanks everyone



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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    Quote Originally Posted by yamaman View Post
    Hey everyone I just got a topper for my truck and the inside is white and I would ike to paint it black. What is the best paint besides automotive paint for painting fiberglass? Brands of rattle can that is the best or would a roll on say oil based paint be best? Thanks everyone
    why would you even consider not painting it with a polyurethane or acrylic enamel with a HVLP gun ?




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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    Because it was just in the shop for alot of paintwork and I didn't think of it till I got it back. And I figure its just the inside so how it looks isn't really that important I just want it to look decent and not peel at all. I want it black so that the white won't show up through the tinted windows.



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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    it would take for ****ing ever without a spray gun and a compressor fyi.

    you can have a setup worthy of spraying what you are doing for less than 200 bucks though.



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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    Quote Originally Posted by yamaman View Post
    Because it was just in the shop for alot of paintwork and I didn't think of it till I got it back. And I figure its just the inside so how it looks isn't really that important I just want it to look decent and not peel at all. I want it black so that the white won't show up through the tinted windows.
    oh hell, man just rattle can paint that ****. Peeling is entirely up to you, no matter what you paint it with. You need to clean the surface of the area you wish to paint with some acetone to get off all the oil and impurities first, and then whatever the hell you want to coat it with will stick well.




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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

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    oh hell, man just rattle can paint that ****. Peeling is entirely up to you, no matter what you paint it with. You need to clean the surface of the area you wish to paint with some acetone to get off all the oil and impurities first, and then whatever the hell you want to coat it with will stick well.
    INdeed. Clean it and go for it...

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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    so is there a certain brand of rattle can that wil work best?? There actaully is not that much to paint inside the topper its going to take longer to tape and plastic everything off. Here is a pic of the topper
    http://fordtruckworld.tenmagazines.c...n=773541&pos=1



    In this pic here you can see the white and the reason why I want to paint it
    http://fordtruckworld.tenmagazines.c...n=773560&pos=1
    Last edited by yamaman; 02-08-2008 at 03:45 PM.



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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    Say it with krylon, and say it well




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    Re: best paint for fiberglass

    Ok I figured Krylon



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