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  • 09-05-2014, 10:56
    marts28
    Quote Originally Posted by Phunkie Hiboy View Post
    All the detailing on this was done over powder coating (lettering and striping)

    24 stone of bloke i love it i would break it and i want it!
  • 01-05-2014, 19:09
    JackGriffin
    It is only epoxy or epoxy polyester, but it is cured - don't they recommend when painting over epoxy primer that it is done before it fully hardens? I suspect something like cellulose on an un-keyed panel wouldn't last too long?
  • 01-05-2014, 18:51
    English Impala
    Used to do it all the time in the switchgear industry, everything would be powder coated grey than when assembled flatted and given a couple of coats of grey 2K.
  • 01-05-2014, 17:07
    kapri
    Thanks for all the replies guys

    Chris, do you reckon I could sneak that away and strap a 50cc to it ?...For ME I mean
  • 01-05-2014, 17:02
    Phunkie Hiboy
    All the detailing on this was done over powder coating (lettering and striping)

  • 01-05-2014, 15:47
    Gasolinescream
    Redditch Powdercoaters say you can. I've painted up a few rims that I've had powdercoated and never had an issue if hit with a scotch pad first to key it.
  • 01-05-2014, 14:59
    normalbloke
    Same here. In fact, I've often used it as a base, then keyed, and applied a further protective coating. Usually for harsh areas like undersides of wheel arches and running boards. I've just had the arches, wings and running boards powdercoated on the undersides only, than applied U-POL Raptor bedliner onto that.
  • 01-05-2014, 14:56
    jaydub
    Have painted over powder coat with various finishes and not had any problems - as long as it isn't chipped or flaking to start with.
  • 01-05-2014, 14:54
    nobody
    my powder coater has said its ok to over paint.recons its great for that
  • 01-05-2014, 14:25
    kapri

    Painting over powder coat ?

    Possible or not ? Powder coat isn't chipped etc but needs a detail panel adding . Is powder coat an 'inert' finish?

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