Tips for refueling

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Repairs of minor damage or welding can be repainted yourself. That is why here are some tips for refinishing. With a spray can. They are for sale in the standard color of your car, motorcycle, scooter or moped or can be made 'at'. Such spray paint must be at the right temperature to obtain an optimum result.

On temperature

So put the spray can for half an hour in a container with warm (no hotter than 40-50 degrees) water. Do not immerse, as all water must be gone before you start. 'Drops' in the paint does not have a good end result. Before spraying, mix the paint well. The 'marble' in the aerosol must be clearly audible. Preferably shake for a few more minutes. You do this spraying crosswise with a smooth movement. Apply several thin layers. You start with this before the part to be sprayed has been reached and stop when the part to be sprayed has been completely touched. Provide 'overlap' on the existing lacquer layer to obtain a smooth transition. Let it dry for at least 24 hours before using cleaner remove any mist. Don't you dare to do it all? Then just go to the sprayer. It can probably also make your filler tighter…

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