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Old 09-20-2011, 07:53 PM   #33
down_for_the_scooby
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Originally Posted by MattTHEpainter View Post
So the lip is new and has the factory e-coat primer on it? If so, sand out any shallow scratches with 400 grit (wet) paper. Any deeper scratches fill with glaze then sand.

I would then use a flexible surface primer with good adhesion properties to plastic. Then you can base/clear.

To answer your other question; most auto body/paint supply stores will gladly put your paint code in a spray can. It will be base coat, so you will then have to clear over it. I am not familiar with the Hartford area paint stores, but I do know of two places in the New Haven area that will definitely put base in a rattle can. PM me for details.

There's a few places online too. I've always had really good results from Paintscratch.com. My $0.02
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