Just when I thought the steering wheels were done, my 29's clearcoat started melting in the hot sun.Unacceptable. I went back to the Painter's Supply and was informed that a catalyzed clear would be necessary for something that would receive as much handling and direct sunlight as a steering wheel. Live and learn. I'm off to find a real body shop with a real booth and proper ventilation to finish the wheels properly. I'll update once I've repaired the wheels. I was referred to a local painter who is reputable and a good guy:
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Here's my wheel painted PPG Light Turquoise Pearl. This is the color I'm thinking of painting my roadster's exterior. I'm very happy with how the color looks. All that's left is to find a local body shop to spray a nice coat of catalyzed clear.