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Old 06-03-2011, 08:35 AM
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

What threads did you read that said automotivetouchup was bad? I've only heard good things about them, and my own experience with their products have been nothing short of exceptional.
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Old 06-03-2011, 08:59 AM
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

I dont remember the exact thread. I have been reading everything on jeep garage due to me waiting in a tent trying to fly home from iraq. I just remember someone saying that they experianced cracking with automotive touchup on their retrofit
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

it's all in the prep. degrease,sand,prime, and you should be all good! I've use automotivetouchup paint on many parts(engine parts,plastics,metal) and its holding up great. As for the side markers, i dont know about the law in Hawaii but most of the states it is illegal to cover them. I have mine covered with stillens and it looks so much better without the amber!
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

Alright man thanks for the help and info
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

No problemo, looking forward to your project!
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

Be careful when you rattle can stuff. Don't soak it in paint. I have seen bezels react from 2-3 other guys who contacted me about fixing them who had rattle canned them. One set got sent to me....bezels were trashed as it ate into the plastic so bad.
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

thanls for the info. Got a buddy in the army with me thats pretty good with a can from his high school days. He is going to be doing my painting with the help of all the write ups and tips
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

This is what you don't want to happen. No idea what caused it as I don't know what was used or in what manner it was applied. This is how it got sent to me.

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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

mine did that very slightly in a few spots when i sprayed on adhesion promoter. lucky for me once i painted them it's not very noticable. i sanded all of the chrome off very good and wiped them down with mineral spirits (or something of the sort, can't remember exactly what), let them dry then sprayed the promoter...no idea which part of the process caused it but it had to be something in the first 3 steps...or its the oem headlights.
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

We have painted over 10 pair of OEM lights and never had an issue. So OEM lights definitely aren't the issue.
Although the ones I posted were OEM too....
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

Wow that looks horrible. I wonder what paint was used or types of prep work
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Re: Automotive Touchup paint on quad projector headlight housing

my guess is some type of contaminate mixing with adhesion promoter or paint that causes it. when it happened it almost look like some type or chemical reaction occurring.
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