Painting an AEV heat reduction hood - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 02-13-2013, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
slawkin93
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 118
Painting an AEV heat reduction hood

I just bought an AEV heat reduction hood that is e-coated and ready for paint. I plan to paint it myself to save some $$$$$. Any tips on the process? Of course I am going to wait a few weeks til it gets warmer outside. Too cold to do it now.

slawkin93 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 02-13-2013, 09:49 AM
222Doc
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lake Havasu City
Posts: 5,858
If you are matching the paint on the Jeep it may be hard to match unless you are very skilled at auto painting.Have the righ tools. Most people it is far cheeper to have it done by the time you have the tools a spry booth etc... Just a tip be sure prep that E coat.

http://www.parker4wheelers.net
www.bullhead4wheelersinc.com
222Doc is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 02-13-2013, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
slawkin93
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 118
Quote:
Originally Posted by 222Doc
If you are matching the paint on the Jeep it may be hard to match unless you are very skilled at auto painting.Have the righ tools. Most people it is far cheeper to have it done by the time you have the tools a spry booth etc... Just a tip be sure prep that E coat.
I am not skilled myself but I will be doing it with my girls dad who is very skilled. He has a spray booth with all the necessary equipment and we are matching it

Check out my build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/building-black-betty-1478489/
Jeep on!!!
slawkin93 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 02-13-2013, 07:54 PM
rjbruzan
Moderator
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Lake in the Hills
Posts: 2,542
Follow his advice.

Of all the things Ive lost
The one I miss most is my mind

Its like a fart in a windstorm
It smells good but thats about it

Registered Six Offender
Home of the Buzzin Half Dozen
rjbruzan is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome