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BrugeeRT
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« on: March 21, 2022, 08:40:33 PM »

So I have been going over this in my mind a few times and can't decide what to do.   I'm about ready to put the quarters on but want to get as much paint wise done in the trunk because I can't imagine squeezing myself into the trunk to paint when it goes back together.   I know I can reach through the backside where the seat goes but I still don't think that would be easy.  Everything is coated in epoxy primer.  The black on the trunk floor is just black epoxy primer.
     Should I just spray everything in sealer over the primer and sand so the only thing I have to do is paint when the trunk is back together?   Should I paint the underside of the package tray and leave the rest until it is all together?   I don't want to paint the whole thing as I still will have to weld around the rear tail panel.  What is the best order?


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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2022, 01:59:35 PM »

Mine was painted during a restoration.  Still has all original panels.  The trunk, inner quarters, wheelhouses, everything is bright blue, QQ1 and has a high gloss.  I imagine you'd do just as well.  Paint after all body work is done.
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2022, 09:59:30 AM »

dont mean to hijack your thread, is the inside trunk color supposed to match the exterior color? would a flat black or semi work of it currently is not matching the outside color?
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2022, 10:14:40 AM »

Inside the trunk is body colour
Think it would look a little od if it was black
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