Big Red,Well, it just so happens I have a 76 rear heater that is in decent condition. I also have freshly painted seat parts using T145. My eyeballs do see a more greenish/yellowish tint to the heater color. I also included my rusty 71 heater. And I imagine fresh cans of T145 could come out different depending who mixes it, yada, yada.
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There is unlimited space for attachments.@woody might "pistol whip" me if I use up any more of his server space.
The seatback panel I posted above is the T145 I sprayed
I posted different pic's somewhere. Pop up the search bar and try
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Do you plan on clear coating? Or with the 1K do you not need to? I've been getting my paint from automotivetouchup.com and have been happy with the results. However my clear coat that I've done seems to be "soft" and I know in a couple of instances when contacted for extended periods of time the item will stick to it and impact the finish.@73FJ40
I got it from apstowerpaint. I didn't feel like messing with my spray gun so I opted to try some rattle cans. It's crazy expensive, but hastle free. I am very impressed with how it lays down. I didn't have any issues with it runs or drips, even when I layed it down thicker than I should have.
I used the 1k. It took 10 cans to paint all my frames inside and out. I even coated the springs, which was probably unnecessary and wasted paint. I was able to get every last drop of paint from each can. In the past I've had some rattle cans start sputtering paint when down to 1/4 full.
A cool feature is the cans have a nozzle that can be twisted to adjust the spray pattern from horizontal fan to vertical fan. I sprayed all my seat frames in a hanging position. So when spraying the vertical tubing I used a vertcal spray pattern. Then I quickly grabbed a can I had set to horizontal spray for the horizontal portions of tubing. This helped reduced overspray and paint waste.
The paint is currently still drying. With each day it seems to lose its softness. In fact, today it seems to be hardening nicely. I did a 3rd coat on my long jump seats so that paint is a bit softer at the moment. I'll soon know how durable it is, I'll let you know.
I have also used the APStowerpaint 2k. In Cygnus for my 76's bezel. It dryed rock hard and looks nice. I think I posted some close-up pic's a while back. It's crazy spendy though.