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Need help. What should I do about my paint on my WRX?

I have many paint problems with my 2006 WRX that is Aspen White. Subaru is definitely not known for great paint, and I have not taken care of it as well as I should have. I’ve been trying to repair it using various products but there is only so much I can do. So I’ve decided I need to step up to drastic measures. I…

Sexy Sexy

After curing for a few days she’s glossed out more:

Mission Accomplished Mission Accomplished

Rolled her into the garage Saturday morning and set to work. Got her sealed and the first coat of color laid on:

NAKED! (don't worry it's sfw, unless you're into that sort of thing) NAKED! (don't worry it's sfw, unless you're into that sort of thing)

Sorry for the crappy pics, was getting dark.

New color coming soon (update) New color coming soon (update)

Got the body all prepped for paint:

New wheels done (again) New wheels done (again)

Wasn’t happy with how they looked the 1st time, so I had them blasted and did them again. This is before clearcoat:

Body Work Continues Body Work Continues

I keep going like this, it’ll be ready for paint by this weekend:

Body Work Begins Body Work Begins

With the car mostly sorted, I decided it’s time to get her looking good again. So I set off to sanding and spot priming:

I still can't believe that this thing is sitting in my garage at the moment I still can't believe that this thing is sitting in my garage at the moment

I just finished up with painting the main body of the firebird and holy shit did it turn out way better than expected!

That's One Project Done That's One Project Done

Set out to get the truck sprayed this weekend. Went to a friend’s place Friday night and went to work:

Primer is finally on! Primer is finally on!

After many days weeks months of hard work primer is finally on the Firebird body.

Looks like I'll be painting this weekend Looks like I'll be painting this weekend

Picking up paint tonight. Got everything sanded last night:

No 1-series pics today No 1-series pics today

Been busy painting things at the new house. I am beyond excited to have a good-sized two car garage.

Needed a break from the car Needed a break from the car

Back story: My bedsides had rusted as all these trucks do, so I welded in new bed sides and got a new tailgate last fall hoping to get it painted before winter. Winter had other plans:

Weekend Progress Weekend Progress

Picked up the trans donor:

Easter Egg and Wheel Work Easter Egg and Wheel Work

My little Easter Egg arrived last night:

Thank goodness I only bought a quart Thank goodness I only bought a quart

I haven’t even used half the can for the hood and passenger footwell. This stuff is awesome! Goes on thick, and dries nice and tough!

New Look Out Back New Look Out Back

Decided it was too cold to do any real work this weekend, so I got my taillights sorted:

More Progress More Progress

So after some pondering and planning, we’ve decided to do a “galaxy” theme on the hood/fender of the car.

More Hood Pics More Hood Pics

Got some more shots of the hood in the sun:

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