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post #1 of 2 Old 06-23-2014, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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zj paint door help and lock removal

I got a door from a junkyard... great shape no body work needed... it does have aftermarket paint and clear.. i want to put it on my zj... what do I have to do.. just sand the clear...and put the door on and blend it with my car and the clear it... my jeep alreadt don't have the best paint anyways.. i just want it close...... Also how to you remove the lock.. i need to put mine on..

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post #2 of 2 Old 06-24-2014, 09:15 AM
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If you only want it close and not perfect,get the paint code off your VIN tag and either get it from these places and more(do a search for "Auto Paint touchups") in a rattle can paint

Or use the code on your VIN and your local auto stores Usualy carry rattle can paint for factory matches made by Duplicolor "perfect match" brand.

Or if you have a spray gun setup,take it to a local auto body supplier and they generaly have a computer that will take a pic of the current paint and give a mix code to mix a batch for a close match and/or just use your paint code.

No matter which way you go,just be warned that your factory paint is 21 years old and in time paints turn different shades in time,so a perfect match will be very hard to get for it,but it can be close.

Your best bet before you do any of it is to at least do a good color sand and buff to bring out the best of what paint you already have to help it match better too

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