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…
After curing for a few days she’s glossed out more:
Rolled her into the garage Saturday morning and set to work. Got her sealed and the first coat of color laid on:
Sorry for the crappy pics, was getting dark.
Got the body all prepped for paint:
Wasn’t happy with how they looked the 1st time, so I had them blasted and did them again. This is before clearcoat:
I keep going like this, it’ll be ready for paint by this weekend:
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 just finished up with painting the main body of the firebird and holy shit did it turn out way better than expected!
Set out to get the truck sprayed this weekend. Went to a friend’s place Friday night and went to work:
After many days weeks months of hard work primer is finally on the Firebird body.
Picking up paint tonight. Got everything sanded last night:
Been busy painting things at the new house. I am beyond excited to have a good-sized two car garage.
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:
Picked up the trans donor:
My little Easter Egg arrived last night:
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!
Decided it was too cold to do any real work this weekend, so I got my taillights sorted:
So after some pondering and planning, we’ve decided to do a “galaxy” theme on the hood/fender of the car.
Got some more shots of the hood in the sun: