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Unread 03-26-2013, 09:26 AM   #1
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How would you go about painting this hardtop?

I'm looking at buying this hardtop so the owner sent me this picture to show its... uh... boo-boo. Would I need to strip it down to the fiberglass? If so what would you use? I was searching for other people who painted their hardtop, but I am mostly seeing people repainting faded tops. Thanks!

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Unread 03-27-2013, 07:56 AM   #2
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It appears the top was not sanded very well so the paint is peeling with the least amount of abraision. Pressure washing will give a idea of how poorly the job was done. Then a real good sanding and repaint with the product you can afford.
This poor paint job makes the value of the top less. What is he asking for it?

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Unread 03-27-2013, 08:15 AM   #3
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$500 for the top and hard doors, from the pictures the doors appear to be in OK condition. Sound reasonable?
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Unread 03-27-2013, 10:28 AM   #4
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500 is good. Especially in our area. Go for it.

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Unread 03-27-2013, 10:49 AM   #5
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Alright Thanks!
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Unread 04-07-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
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You can get paint stripper for fiberglass
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