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Re: Megane Bonnets
I've sprayed one myself before its just the sanding and priming im concerned about. The person who said its a 2 or 3 man job might not be happy if i told him I've done before by myself lol.
I can tell you what colour primer you'd need for your car's colour, plus if you tell me what colour the bonnet actually is - you may need a coat of contrasting primer just to 'kill' any residual colour causing a mismatch by leeching.
Oh, and I have also removed & replaced a bonnet on my own - but it isn't easy, as there are few handholes, and the ability to bolt the bonnet whilst holding & supporting it is quite a risky proposition.
I couldn't in good conscience recommend you do that alone, hence my mentioning the need for assistance.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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