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Refinish Of New Light Duty Wrecker...


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Friend of mine is building a new car wrecker and was unhappy with the factory paint on the unit. They decided to trailer it to us so we could refinish it...

 

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It wasn't terrible but dry in spots and they missed a few areas...but unfortunately with what these trucks cost, you expect them to be A1 Perfect!

 

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We removed the winches, rope and assorted components prior to painting...

 

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The manufacturer agreed to pay for the repair so we shot it this week...

 

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First we shot the rear panels, the wheel lift tube & fly boom with a "tintable" Raptor Liner. Then we did a complete over coat with his color in base coat/clear coat...

 

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This way, for one the color would not alter due to the different base finishes and now when it gets a scratch or chip, it will still be silver under the paint. My last wrecker they covered in a black bed liner material and if it got a scratch, it was black under the white & stood out...

 

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All back together and ready to go back for the body install at the dealer...

 

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This is one we did a couple months ago...same unit, same truck...different installing dealer...

 

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Came out nice. I just got the replacement light pylon that I have to modify & paint but the truck is back in service for my buddy until I can get back  on it.

 

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