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Re: Paintwork help/ideas

If its at all possible, remove the trim panels you want to paint.

This makes sanding & painting much easier, plus you can do this indoors and therefore get a better finish (and there's no masking/overspray issues).

Its a personal taste thing, how many pieces to paint - I'd get the rubbing strips done, and see what you think about how it looks (and how much work is involved).

Any automotive paint supplier should be used, not necessary from a renault dealer (some are online), Halfords clear lacquer (600ml size), is good value, and applies easily.

If you'd like any advice/assistance, please don't hesitate to ask away, and if possible, take pics of the work from start to completion.



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