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Old 02-07-2013, 10:31 AM   #269
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Burlington, Vt
2002 2004 wrx swap
Sedona Red Pearl


Thanks Matt, I just got off the phone with the body shop that last painted the car, and it turns out that the guy at the paint shop screwed up. First the guy gave me a data sheet with the wrong reducer, so that was the first problem with the paint. Secondly the guy who painted the car used both an activator, and a 3 clear coats over the one stage. He said thie activator is because on these metallics if you don't use it, the metallic will streak. Just goes to show always double check your paint with the people who have done it, or triple checks with paint guys, like Matt. So does any of this sound accurate?
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