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01-28-2007, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

What is that painted on? Looks damn nice!
01-28-2007, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

The only concern I have with the rattle can is that is urethane/lacquer based. You can spray water based paints ontop of lacquer/urethane, but not viceversa without any adverse affects.
The water...
01-27-2007, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

Yes, you can make anything look like CF, and with spray cans too... just find the right color paints, and have your shelf liner handy.

N20torious, what base paints are you using? Lacquer, water...
01-04-2007, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

Glad I could help, and I hope you have fun!
01-03-2007, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

Well, I have a short post under my picture how I did it.
I will elaborate a little.

After you've prepped your body for painting:

Lay your Shelf Liner (SL) down square with the body, and...
12-03-2006, 01:49 AM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

saran wrap.
Spray your candy color on first (translucent), mine was purple. Let that dry, then the second coat was faspearl silver, and while that was still wet put the saran wrap down, let it dry....
12-03-2006, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Custom G-Rafix

RE: Painting to make it look like Carbon Fiber

Hey bud.
Not bad for the first attempt.
http://webzoom.freewebs.com/grocker_70/CFX/Dodge%20Top.JPG

Color application is the trickest. Always lay the light color on first, pull your shelf...
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