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Spray Painting Black Torana

In part 9 of the murdered LH Torana Project I will continue on with the job where we left off in part 8, the car is now ready to start spraying the basecoat colour on. I will be using a favorite gun of mine the DeVilbiss SGK 1.4mm also known...

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How to Color Match a 3 Stage Pearl

Color Match Problems? I'm not surprised, Colour Matching can be one of the hardest parts of Automotive Refinishing, add an extra layer with a 3 Layer Pearl and understandably some people can get a bit lost but there is no need to get lost. I...

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Edge up Body & Prep work LH Torana Part 7

In part 7 of the Murdered LH Torana project we will be painting the door jambs of the body in matte black clear over base, I will use my trusty DeVilbiss SGK 600BV (FLG5) with Concept NM10 basecoat black and my mixture of Cromax AU175...

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MK1 GT Ford Cortina Part 6

In part 6 of the full respray on this Mark 1 Ford GT Cortina I will take you through the basecoat stage on the body of the car, being that we are doing the respray in solvent based basecoat we have got average coverage so I decided to use my...

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The Gunman’s Top 10 Spray Guns

So many spray guns on the market, this video/blog was a bit of fun for me to make by listing my top 10 Spray Guns, it was actually a pretty easy list to put together.So in this video I have included a small amount of video footage of each...

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Primer Work LH Torana Part 6

In part 6 of the Murdered LH Torana Project we will continue on and get the primer on the body of the car, I will be using the Airgunsa AZ3 1.8mm primer gun and Concept HS Primer. As always I will take you through the entire process so sit...

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Concept Paints Review & Demo

Concept Paints, otherwise known as in the USA as Transtar is a very cost efficient way of spraying a car with some of the cheapest paint on the market, they have a full paint system with every colour you will need to match most OEM paint...

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How to Paint Strip And Prime Mag Wheels

Learn How to Paint Strip and Re Prime Mag Wheels. This is Part 14 of the Transformation of my 1985 XF Ford Falcon in to a Tribute Race Car. This livery was used by Peter Jackson Racing in Australia from 1989 to the 2002, This Livery was on...

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How to Spray Paint Clear Over Base

In this video I will take you through the steps of Spray Painting this Mazda 6 Painted with a DeVilbiss GTI Pro HVLP, in Pacific Blue, Code 25B in Standox Solvent Base and Crystal Clear Pro HS Clear. Learn how to Spray Paint like a Pro by...

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How to Stop Orange Peel

To get the best possible finish using a spray gun there are many factors that will come in to it, the main areas you need to focus on are air pressures, paint viscosity (thickness), distance of the gun from the panel and gun settings. So in...

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VL Calais Respray Part 5

In part 5 on the VL Calais we will be finalizing the project and doing all the finishing touches preparing the car for the owner to pickup, there is still lots of parts to be painted so in this video I will take you through the entire job...

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ANI R150-T Mini Gun Review

The ANI R150 1.0mm Mini Spray Gun is a great little gun and extremely efficient, ideal for small surfaces like motorbike parts, wheels, engine bays, spot repairs and much more. I find that having a 1.0mm fluid tip it is still enough fluid...

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1966 Mk1 Cortina

This is the first video on the repair and respray process on this 1966 Ford MK1 Cortina, in this video I will go through the beginning of the job and start the repair process.

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Mini Cooper Respray Part 2

In part 2 of the repair and respray of this 1963 Morris Mini Cooper will pick up right where we left off in part 1, we will start off by doing the prep work on the body of the car then mask & paint. The next video will go through the...

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How to Spray Acrylic Paint

Acrylic paint is quite simple to use once you know how, it dries quickly and you can achieve top quality results by polishing as you can see in this photo. But you must be warned it is outdated technology these days, although it is still a...

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VL Calais Respray Part 2

This video is part 2 of the full respray on this Holden VL Calais in Morpheous Met Paint Code 448N. We will continue on the job picking up where part one finished. This video will cover the paint work on the engine bay, Prep work on the...

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Morpheous Met VL Calais

This is the first video on a VL Calais full respray going Morpheous Met paint code 448N, I will take you through the entire process in a walk through, starting with a look over the car in the condition we received it then making a plan of...

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Phantom Blue Mazda 3 Spray Painting

In this video I will take you through the steps of Spray Painting this Mazda 3 Painted in Met, Paint Code 32C using Standox Solvent Basecoat and Duxone Clear, using a DeVilbiss GTI Pro with a HVLP Air Cap for base and a Pro Lite TE20 Cap for...

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Flow Coat VL Body

In this video I will be taking you through the flow coating on the body of my Holden VL Commodore, I go through Prep, Masking and application so sit back and see me have a great time having the opportunity to have a bit of fun taking my...

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Respray Basecoat Stage VL Turbo

In part 12 of my VL I will be applying the basecoat on the body of the car, I will be using Cromax 6000 Base with the DeVilbiss SGK 600-BV 1.4mm. The colour is called Panorama Silver paint code 2B053 made famous by the first HSV ever made VL...

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Respray Masking & Black Window Frames

Part 11 of my VL Turbo Project will go through the masking & black around the window frames, using No-Mix basecoat tinter NM10 straight black and my Star EVO-T mini gun, a good little gun that leaves you with minimal overspray and paint...

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Repair, Mask & Prime Respray

In part 10 of my VL Turbo Project I will take you right through the Repair, Prep, Masking & Primer stages. I have jammed a massive days work into this video, I did this work in one day on a Saturday, tunes cranking and having a great time...

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How To Remove & Refit a Windscreen

In this video I will take you through how to remove and refit a rear windscreen on a VL Commodore, as long as you know a few little tricks then it is a very simple process and should take less than 30 minutes so why pay someone else $150 to...

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