1987 s10 Blazer paint

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Old 05-04-03, 09:05 AM
Legion1
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1987 s10 Blazer paint

I have a 1987 Chev S10 Blazer 4x4 that is basically a woods vehicle, I use it for going hopping around in the trails etc plowing snow stuff liek that. I just wanted to know the basic procedure for giving it a quick coat fo paint in flat black, just so it will stick and stay on. Nothing fancy I just dont like driving around a pink truck. Used to be red, sun faded it to pink. All i need is the basics on how to make it black, not going to be a show truck or anything, sanding, priming, painting?
 
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Old 05-04-03, 03:19 PM
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Doing it correctly is fairly costly and labor intensive. It's more cost effective to get a Maaco special on it so it looks decent.

I have seen some fairly decent cars painted by them (and not so good ones..lol).

Barring that, a few cans of Rustoleum should do .
 
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Old 05-04-03, 05:10 PM
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Rustoleum, yes this is what I am looking for I just need to know do I need to sand and prime before aplying. I did one time when i was younger paint up a old beaten down chevette with spray paint but when i went through a puddle on a rainy day it started comeing off. lol Will sanding/priming first solve that? Im definately going to go the rustoleum way, because it isn't worthy of Maaco
 
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Old 05-05-03, 09:11 AM
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You'd really have to strip all the old paint off for it to adhere properly . That's labor intensive.

If it's not worth painting right, might as well leave it be, or just spray it every so often when you see spots coming through
 
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