You will need
- - automotive paint;
- - degreaser;
- - spray gun;
- - plastic film;
- - old Newspapers;
- grinding machine;
- - special clothing;
- - gloves;
- - respirator.
Find the old part of the body. It can be a door, hood or the wing. This part is necessary for the first experience painting a car. Importantly, you found the detail was still intact.
Start preparing for painting with dismantling doors, boot and bonnet. This will allow a much easier process and to access the openings, which should be carefully paint over. For staining of doors you will need a special stand. They can be made of boards nailed together crosswise.
Get rid of the old layer of paint. To do this, first wash the body of the car with water with a special shampoo. To remove the paint with chemicals. In this case, be sure to use protection, because the chemicals can harm your health. Also from the old paint can be removed with sandpaper or sanding machine. In the absence of grinding machines use a normal mixer for grinding wheel. Carefully remove the paint from the entire surface of the body. Use sandpaper to large sizes, gradually replacing it for less. In those places where there are signs of corrosion or rust, you need to strip the surface to bare metal.
Degrease the exterior of the car with a special liquid. For this purpose, may be approached and soap solution with high concentration. Prepare the putty. At the Bank you will find detailed instructions for its preparation. Apply the first coat. It needs to be as thin as possible. In putty you can add fibreglass to give strength. It should be noted that the optical fiber over time, not rot, as it is artificial material. Avoid thick layers of putty. Carefully smooth it over the entire surface.
Let dry the first layer. Inspect the body. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Now you need to seal those parts that should not be painted. Windshield and rear glass can be glued with Newspapers. Gasket glue masking tape. Do everything very carefully, so as not to leave gaps. Doorways shut with plastic, fixing it the same with masking tape. Wheel of a car you also need to cover the film.
Degrease the car directly in front of the painting. You only need to paint indoors. This is best done in a special spray booth. If not, then will fit a normal garage with electricity. Take care of the fluorescent light. They will allow you to see with the naked eye all the flaws and imperfections in the paint. The floor, walls and ceiling of the garage carefully blow out with a compressor to get rid of dust. Cover the floor with plastic wrap. She's close walls and shelves. Paint the car with the doors closed!
Put on the special clothing, gloves, goggles and a respirator. Start the process with staining of all openings. Make smooth and uniform motion. Kraskopult keep at a distance of 30-45 cm from the surface of the body. Don't stay long in one place if you have activated the button crastolla not to apply too much paint. Then paint the roof of the car. Paint smooth motion, completely covering the space from one end to the other. Next, paint the side pieces. Doors, hood and trunk lid paint in the same way.
Inspect the deposited layer of paint. If there are flaws, then paint the car with the second layer. After 20 minutes, apply varnish. Small smudges will be removed when polishing the body of the grinding apparatus.
In any case, do not try to paint the car without a respirator and safety glasses! Do painting only indoors!
All materials and tools prepare in advance. Ask the person who knows how to paint cars, to control your process of painting.