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Interior paint
#1228789 Sun Aug 06 2017 11:16 PM
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I'm gearing up to paint the interior of my AD 49 3/4 ton. The former painted the dash, window trims and the heater orange. It looks like a good job and the paint doesn't seem to be cracking or pealing. My question is, do I need to strip it off or can I paint over it. It doesn't have a clear coat.

Any help would be great.

Don


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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1228805 Mon Aug 07 2017 12:58 AM
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Scuff, seal, and paint.

Re: Interior paint
Ssrjim #1228811 Mon Aug 07 2017 01:30 AM
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I understand scuff but what is seal? Primer?

Don


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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1228822 Mon Aug 07 2017 02:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Don huffer
I understand scuff but what is seal?

Don

That right there is the best "dumb" question ever asked since the beginning of time!
I never understood what a "seal coat" consists of either.
Thank you for asking that question so that I am not the "dumb" guy (even though since I just posted this, I am indeed the other "dumb" guy). smile
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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1228892 Mon Aug 07 2017 03:10 PM
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The reducers in paint are able to react with the old paint or sometimes even you high build primers and melt it.
That leads to adhesion failure.
Your remedy is sealer coat.
Usually just a very thin/reduced coat of epoxy.


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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1228914 Mon Aug 07 2017 06:30 PM
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Caso to the rescue of the short bus!
Thank you.

Re: Interior paint
CASO #1228928 Mon Aug 07 2017 08:17 PM
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So scuff, spray on some reduced epoxy, skip the primer and paint?

Don


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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1229046 Tue Aug 08 2017 01:53 PM
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Prep is prep.
If your going for best practice then stip off everything down to fresh metal.
Apply 2 -3 coats epoxy.
Do any filler/high build work needed to get your surface as perfect as your needs require.
A coat of sealer just before painting does two things.
Seals the layers below from moisture.
Provides a chemical bond for the paint to lock onto BESIDES the physical bond to the small scratches left from the scuff pad.
If your really serious check out "the perfect paint job" thread over at
link to SPI


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Re: Interior paint
CASO #1229168 Wed Aug 09 2017 01:21 AM
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Well Caso that's a bit too much for this truck. Not a frame off and I didn't buy it solely to work on it. It's in really "good" shape but all I want to do is make the paint stick. I also don't want to do too much so future owners won't have a mess on their hands.


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Re: Interior paint
Don huffer #1229181 Wed Aug 09 2017 02:07 AM
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Then sand it down with 80g as far as you need to get it as smooth as you need.
As long as the paint that's there isn't coming off and your not hiding rust (even on the edges) then just work off that.
Only reason for a sealer now is to keep your volatiles in your fresh paint from reacting with your old paint.
A quick test of your new paint in an inconspicuous spot will tell you if you even need to worry about it.
If your old paint lifts easily you'll have a clue as to it's long term properties I guess and the make decisions from there.


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