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  1. Detailing
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  2. Detailing
    Hi guys I'm thinking of paint my centre console, I've removed all the parts and sanded them down, I've applied a few coats of primer and sanded down in between coats. My question is what's the best spray paint to use??? I hard flexible vinyl paint is best suited for this job however can I use...
  3. Detailing
    Hi all, I have a Corsa c and I want to just brighten up the centre console bit where the air vents hazard switch stereo and hater controls are. I don't want to spray paint them a different colour. Was just wondering whether I can just add a few coats of lacquer on the bits so they have a shine...
  4. Interior & Exterior
    Hello all, I can't find a tutorial on this so was wondering if someone could show/help me. I've got a Corsa C, and I'm bored of the interior therefore I'm thinking of painting the centre column the display dash dome, surround around air vents, fascia and heater control faceplate. How do I go...
  5. Interior & Exterior
    Sometime next week I'm planning to remove wipers and scuff off the rust/wear and re-spray them, but not sure what paint? The finish on my Corsa B It's like a standard matt black type of paint? Pretty sure it's not gloss, can anyone confirm that it's a matt black? or even link me to a halfords...
  6. Interior & Exterior
    Both my front wipers have succumb to rust on the arms themselves so my plan is to remove them, sand them down and re-spray them as at the moment they look awful Out of interest is it a complete ballache to take them off and then put them back so they are in the right position/place? Any tips...
  7. Interior & Exterior
    hi, ive just bought a new corsa c in aruba blue and the paint is covered with small black dots which are hard to wash off, i was going to buy t-cut and use that but ive heard about this stuff from autoglym which is meant to be great, ive been on their website and theres loads of products and i...
  8. Wheels, Brakes and Suspension
    Hi, I have just got hold of some Vectra B SRi alloys and they need a slight refurb in places but there is no point respraying the whole wheel as the damage is only small. So I need to match the paint they are painted in straight from the factory. Will the alloys have a paint code and if so does...
  9. Projects and Builds
    i bought my first little corsa 1 month ago for passing my test.now i dont have heaps of money to put into the car but ,i thought a few small thing could make it better . the second day i had it i went to my brother in laws and he had a couple of things for it,the haynes manual,corsa b dashmat...
  10. Interior & Exterior
    Hi again, so i just bought a corsa gsi spoiler with the saxo add on for £50. the spoiler has already been painted BLACK, but my corsa is arden blue. so i just want to know what to buy to get this too match my car also a link to a tutorial if there is one out there. i know i need arden blue...
  11. Interior & Exterior
    Hi so i bought my corsa and got a bodykit thrown in free of charge :) well im only going to fit the front bumper i think. its in a pretty bad state and its been sprayed very bad so im going to spend my weekend off fixing this basically i just need a materials list because not too sure what to...
  12. Wheels, Brakes and Suspension
    right got some new cav slabs thanx to martinlird lol they need a lil tlc so should i strip the paint off of paint over it? and if strip the paint, how?
  13. Interior & Exterior
    Tomorow if i wake up early enough, ive planned to Paint my engine bay and Engine im gonna spread it over about 2-3 days depending on what time the world decides to go dark, lol So, for painting the actually bay (the bay walls) i dont need Heat Resitant Primer do i? Just standard primer, For...
  14. Interior & Exterior
    ok so i tried to spray where my wiper was with cans and its tured out gash, iv also got rust, i can borrow a compressor from work is it work geting a spray gun and paint from the internet and doin it myself? i got quoted like £175 - £300 just to do the bonnet and boot, and i want much more then...
  15. Interior & Exterior
    Hi all, I've had my corsa for a few months now and one of things I noticed when i bought it was the amount of chips on the bonnet. So in good old DIY fashion I have attempted to sort it out this weekend. I bought a chip repair kit from halfords and away I went. I laid down the primer, wet...
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