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1Stripped & ready for respray Empty Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 4:56 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Started stripping the R today ready for its respray in 2 weeks time Very Happy Im like a kid at christmas, cant wait lol. It going nissan white KJ7 i think is the paint code, So my vision is it will look pretty sweet in white with the anthresite comp's on Wink

Hers the pics so far, Ill keep them updated!

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2Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 4:58 pm

pulsarmoley

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Fair play to ya, dont think i cba to go through doing this. What was the rear spoiler like to get off?

3Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 5:04 pm

Stu

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FairPlay Gaz.
Was that bumper I give you any good?

Why you going for a colour change?

Are you having the bump strips etc colour coded or you gonna get them painted black?

http://www.j10-meets.co.uk

4Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 5:10 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Its not as much myther as you think lads Smile

I just fancy white Stu, so it looks cleaner & had enough of ivory now lol. yeh bumper is sweet cheers mate it will be getting sprayed with the car & im keeping the trim black, splits the colour up abit if you know what i mean.

Rear spoiler was easy 2 screws at each side behind caps, then 3 nuts in boot lid

5Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 5:27 pm

pulsarmoley

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I thought the rear spolier was bonded on as well? Agree with keeping the trims black, stands out and looks much better Cool

6Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 5:30 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Sorry there is abit of bond & 2 clips uner it, but just a little gentle persuasion helps :p

7Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 9:03 pm

nomad

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Great work there gaz Wink i took my rear spoiler off was a real tiny bit of silicone and couple of nuts was very easy .

8Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 16th February 2013, 10:26 pm

johnny gtir

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good on you for keeping trim black

9Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 17th February 2013, 5:08 am

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Yeh johney always been a fan of the original look, never been in to body kits & colour coding malarky lol. just suttle touches make3 the world of difference imo

10Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 17th February 2013, 8:58 am

pulsarmoley

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Ever thought about tinting the windows? Think a mild black tint would go well with the white and black trim Cool

11Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 19th February 2013, 12:23 am

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
I think the rer ones are slightly tinted anyway. I may think about it once car is sprayed

12Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 21st February 2013, 12:57 pm

Welling_AL

Welling_AL
If you dont mind me asking Gaz - who are you using for the re-spary ?
And how much roughly is it costing ?
This is something I'd love to do with my R.
Had mine 9 years now and it looks more and more tired every year i own her !
Looking for a new home soon - garage is a MUST - as soon as that sorted i will get a respray - same colour - just want it looking crystal clean again like when i bought it all those years ago !
Keep us posted with updates.
Cheers, AL.

13Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 21st February 2013, 1:35 pm

TurboTom


Al, if your only in welling go to Chappell coachworks in west kings down next to brands hatch, they are excellent with restorations etc (I'd know, I used to work there!) and I am sure if you throw my name in they will strike a deal with you Smile

14Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 21st February 2013, 1:56 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Ive got a freind doing the respray & putting new rear arches in, £900 - £1000 Al, But it will prob be abit more as it always is. lol

15Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 21st February 2013, 2:26 pm

Welling_AL

Welling_AL
@TurboTom wrote:Al, if your only in welling go to Chappell coachworks in west kings down next to brands hatch, they are excellent with restorations etc (I'd know, I used to work there!) and I am sure if you throw my name in they will strike a deal with you Smile

Tom - good man !
Thanks for the heads up. I'm very close to Brands so will keep that in mind and maybe give you a shout nearer the time if you know the guys down there.
Its good to use local businesses specially if recommended.

16Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 21st February 2013, 2:31 pm

Welling_AL

Welling_AL
@Gaz GTiR wrote:Ive got a freind doing the respray & putting new rear arches in, £900 - £1000 Al, But it will prob be abit more as it always is. lol

That sounds really reasonable Gaz - thanks for the info.

I will defo have mine done - its just a metter of time.
I went to a detailer to get a quote for a machine polish to take out all the imperfections but i have a few dinks from car parks (dickheads opening doors) to have smoothed out as well - nothing major but the company quote was building up and he said the polish would be 85% perfect but not re-spray quality so i thought once i have a place with a garage I'd go down that route. At present the R sits out in the elements - it wouldnt be worth getting it done and them not being able to protect the new paint job properly.

Be good to see how you get on with yours mate.

17Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 6th March 2013, 6:33 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Well arches are alot worse than expected, inner arches mainley but not going to let it put me off, It will be like new once sorted so thats the posative way im looking at it Wink

18Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 6th March 2013, 8:21 pm

johnny gtir

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As you have said imagine it all done will be top. Only 1 way to do rust chop it out

19Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 6th March 2013, 9:53 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Yup thats the plan, Wink

20Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 6th March 2013, 10:28 pm

buckym120

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Not good mate, hope there's no more hidden surprises for you. Get plenty of pics along the way

21Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 6th March 2013, 10:36 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Underneith is solid & floor is solid, just common arches Sad ill upload ocs along the way, car is still at home, should be starting next week Smile

22Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 7th March 2013, 9:41 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Well just hat my mate round to look at my arches & he said no myther & igive me the go ahead Smile

Problem is he's got alot on at the min then he's going on holiday, so its going to be afte easter weekend when he starts it Sad so about a month to wait now... oh well hopefully be ready for the shows.

23Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 7th March 2013, 10:47 pm

nomad

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Whats that for the respray or cutting out and welding gaz ? or is he doing the lot ...

24Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 7th March 2013, 11:38 pm

Gaz GTiR

Gaz GTiR
Hes welding inner & outer arches in then filling & skimming them & prepping the rest of the car. Then its going up to the bodyhop for another lad to paint it., But wont be starting untill a months time Sad

25Stripped & ready for respray Empty Re: Stripped & ready for respray on 8th March 2013, 7:32 am

nomad

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Least it will all be done mate and you know its done properly .

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