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Old 11-16-2012, 09:58 AM   #231
MattTHEpainter
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Join Date: May 2011
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Location: CT
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2000 Impreza w/ WRX

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Originally Posted by turbochrgdRICE View Post
Yes, I sanded it down to bare metal, then feathered the 'edge' so to speak. From the center I could see bare metal, then about an inch of primer, and lastly the base/clear coat. All transitions were smooth to the touch. After feathering the section, water wouldn't lift the paint...only the spray paint would. Since it was a small area, I held the can about 12" away in a quick sweeping motion. I'd say about 40% coverage for the first coat (I would do two coats of the etching primer before filler primer).

As far as I know, there's no repainted/repaired sections. The paint looks uniform throughout the whole body. There's no noticeable 'blending' around the door jams. I figured the paint started lifting due to Subaru's horrible quality paint, plus 250k miles lol.

If I do need to start over, I guess it's time to go widebody.
I would suggest just going widebody. I'm working on a Aerosim RS right now. A lot of work.
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