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hi guys im nearly ready to use the model Y ive put together and for this year im gonna run it as it is and hopefully paint at the end of the season. i dont want the body to get worse than it is so i was thinking of lightly scotch brighting the rusty panels and lacquering the car for a little protection.

so my question is what sort of lacquer do i use and is there a certain way to lay it on?









 

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I'd have thought if it was only for one season it wouldn't really matter what you used. Any trade rattle can lauqer should do it
 

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A matte or satin lacquer would look best over rust but bear in mind that if your going to reprint it later in the year then your pretty much wasting money now as it'll all have to come off again.

For that reason get rattle can stuff as said above, you won't have too much money tied up in it.

Looks a sweet little car too
 

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If your after some matt lacquer then I've got some I'm no longer in need of. Bought it to spray over my truck but I've decided to re paint it instead
 

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if the cars garaged when its not in use then I wouldn't bother spending the time or money if its only to last till the end of the season. I'd just run it as is and then put the money you'll have saved not doing it this time round into having it painted.
 

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if the cars garaged when its not in use then I wouldn't bother spending the time or money if its only to last till the end of the season. I'd just run it as is and then put the money you'll have saved not doing it this time round into having it painted.
good idea and any repairs you've done just sniff a bit of aerosol clear/red oxide over it so it doesn't rust.
 
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