Sanding – Filling – Priming – Base coat – Clear coat

Step 1 – Remove Boot Lid and Sand

So here we go! Not much to say really I think the photos show and say it all but the first day was all about preparation!

Boot lid off and on to panel stand!

Boot lid off and on to panel stand!

Sand off top coat and fill dents and scratches.

Sand off topcoat and fill dents and scratches.

Primer/sealer, wet and dry ready for colour!

Primer/sealer, wet and dry ready for colour!

Those curves were hard work sanding!

Those curves were hard work sanding!

Step 2 Base Coat

First coat of colour! Two more and then ready for clear coat!

First coat of colour! Two more and then ready for clear coat!

Step 3 Clear Coat

First clear coat coverage. 2-3 to go!

First clear coat coverage. 2-3 to go!

Three coats of clear and a nice gloss already evident!

Three coats of clear and a nice gloss already evident!

That’s the first two days and I have finished the painting! I think I will have time to attack even more of the boot area than previously thought!

A few chips and scratches can be sorted out as well!

A few chips and scratches can be sorted out as well!

A trailer knock when backing too tight! Gone!

A trailer knock when backing too tight! Gone!

A previous repair with a poor colour match - fixed!

A previous repair with a poor colour match – fixed!

Very happy with the final result colour match is pretty good!

Very happy with the final result colour match is pretty good!

Lid back on for trial fit and not a bad colour match across the back!

Lid back on for trial fit and not a bad colour match across the back!

A week later, trim back on and buffing pretty well done!

A week later, trim back on and buffing pretty well done!

Looking Sweet!

A sunny day to show off that gleeming new paint!

A sunny day to show off that gleaming new paint!

During the week while I waited for the paint to harden prior to buffing I took the BeaXT for a cruise with the Albany Veteran Car Club! The adventure will be in my next post!

The Petrolhead!

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