Rice mod: Paint wipers..

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by LocoStrange, Dec 24, 2004.

  1. LocoStrange

    LocoStrange New Member

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    Hey, basically I told this chick that I would find her green wiper blade. Why? I dunno. Anyways, I cant find it any place online. Sizes are 17 and 22.

    So, basically, if I cant find it, I figured I could just buy em where ever and just spray paint it or something. So..what steps should I take to do it? I figured there is more to just buy and paint.
     
  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    AutoZone and Pep Boys should have that kind of crap. If you can't find them, make them. Remove the whole wiper assembly. Sand down the wipers with 400/800/1200 grit sandpaper, spray on some primer, let dry, spray on a couple coats of the paint, then bake them in the oven (the metal portions, of course) at about 300 degrees for a half hour, let cool, reinstall. Enjoy the envious stare of ricers. ;)
     
  3. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    300 is a little hot for sprya paint or car paint recomened hottest is 160ish
    also if your spraying primer you dont need to go any finer than 400
     
  4. Scottwax

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    I know car manufacturers bake cars at around 550 degrees. Maybe there are differences in the paint though.
     
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  6. idontgiveashit

    idontgiveashit I eat rice

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    the recomned max force dry temps on our refinish stuff is 140 :dunno:

    any hotter and you cure the out side to fast trping reducer under the paint leaving it soft
     
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    No need to primer, thats what the paint that it comes with is for. Just a quick sand and paint. No need to bake, over the counter sprays dont normally improve with a bake, the sun will do all the baking you need.
     
  8. Scottwax

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    I agree that baking over the counter paints doesn't improve the appearance but it does dry the paint more quickly so you can reassemble the wiper assemblys sooner.
     
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