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OUR PAINT PROCESS
All our parts are professionally painted to meet, if not exceed that factory paint quality & finish. You can see our process from start to finish in the below videos.
We will be using a Subaru WRX front bumper as our example, but our process may vary depending on the part.
STEP 1: MASKING
We mask any areas on the bumper that are not meant to be painted just like from the factory. In this case, the WRX front bumper has a grille that is meant to be left unpainted.
STEP 3: CLEANING
Once in the booth, the part is properly cleaned to prevent any contamination and to ensure nothing is on the part.
STEP 5: SEALER
A sealer or primer (depending on the material of part) is then applied.
STEP 7: CLEARCOAT
Finally, two (2) coats of clearcoat are applied to protect the paint from UV, road debris, and other damaging effects.
STEP 2: SCUFF / PREP
All parts are then scuffed and prepped to ensure proper adhesion. Depending on the part, this is done use a very fine sandpaper.
STEP 4: ADHESION PROMOTER
Many parts come as a reinforced raw plastic. We apply a product called Plastic Adhesive Promoter which allows the sealer to properly bond to the scuffed plastic.
STEP 6: BASECOAT
Three (3) coats of base paint are used and painted to coverage. We use the highest quality materials to ensure a long lasting, factory paint job for your new parts.
STEP 8: PACKAGING
Once painted, all parts are then polished, powdered (protects the paint in the bubble wrap), and carefully packaged to ensure your new part arrives safely!
If you would like more detailed instructions, feel free to check out our article on
'How to Paint a Bumper Cover' which lists products, equipment, process, etc.
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