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Old 04-05-2012, 02:01 PM
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Got a new shell for my Caldera truck. What kind of paint should I use over the clear shell ?
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:19 PM
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lexan paint you can buy it at your LHS
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Make sure you spray the underside of the body and not the exterior as well.
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Roger that. Lexan paint, underside only

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Roger that. Lexan paint, underside only

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Make sure you spray the underside of the body and not the exterior as well.
I use Pectra. most common lexan paint you will see.

Its also not a bad idea to add layer of black as a "wear" coat.

Dont forget to remove the "overspray film" once you are done painting and ready to apply decals/stickers.

I have been known to apply headlight/taillight decals and THEN realize I still have the overspray film on the body
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I do the same. Add a final layer of black.
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I use Pectra. most common lexan paint you will see.
This paint works awesome

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