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Old 04-22-2017, 05:21 PM
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Dipping does not work nearly as well as it did before the lacquer paint went thru many changes. I was one of those who used to put 4 gallons of water followed by 1 gallon of lacquer and dipped my parts. Worked great. Though this process looks great and matches an original it does lack longevity so it is really only good for a trailer queen. To be quite honest I have been afraid to try the water method with the current lacquers as this could be an almost $300 mistake if it does not work so I now just dip them in straight lacquer. May latest pail of paint is over 3 years old with no issues. I do not believe the water method will work with any other type of paint other than lacquer but perhaps others have tried with success.
Rick Nelson
Musclecar Restoration and Design, Inc
specializing in REAL LS6 Chevelle restorations

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