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  1. Powder coating Bristol

    Customising / Modding
    Just managed to get my hands on a cheap VW California bike rack. Now want to have it powder coated black. I've read on here that it's a pain and needs to be taken apart entirely. Anyone know if there's anywhere in Bristol that could do this? Was thinking of asking MAD Workshop. Any other ideas?
  2. DIY Flocking or Painting the Dash and Glove Box?

    Interior
    Hi, our van (Bertha) had some nasty grafiti which has been scratched in with a sharp implement. Bertha's previous owners attempted to remove the grafiti by scrubbing & using a heat gun. This however has made the scratching more intensive. The areas damaged are just above the glove box & on the...
  3. T4 alternative dash paint and finished product

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi there I am pretty new to the forum and owning a t4 but the preferred paint to use to spray the dashboards is plastikote, however recently I have done my dash in SEM. This is a new product that has been developed with textured dashboards and other textiles in mind. Here are a few photos of how...
  4. Painting the dashboard and floor

    Interior
    Hi, I am wanting to spray the dashboard and floor of my cabin, what spray paint does everyone recommend and how much do I need? Cheers,:*
  5. Painting my remotec centre caps??

    Wheels & Tyres
    Looking for some idea of how to paint my centre caps for my remotecs? I received two painted with the black inner bits and two without and somehow need to paint the two silver ones to match. I've been round a few wheel places now and they've all pretty much said the same thing, they can't help...
  6. Respray help.

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Ok, so the time has come to start thinking about my respray..... This is where i start to get nervous and need help/advice from you lovely people on the forum. So ive been quoted by two guys, the first is Paintology in Nottingham, and he has quted me between 2500-2750 for a full respray. The...
  7. Anyone have a T4/T5 Bonnet spare?!

    General T4 Chat
    Hi Guys, A good friend of mine is an airbrush artist, and is looking to make a centre piece for his workshop, ideally he would like a T4/T5 Bonnet! I'll post pics of his work when its finished, as im sure i could get him to give us some discount!:ILU: So, does anyone have a bonnet spare/going...
  8. Paint compatability

    Customising / Modding
    I don,t know if someone in the know can help? I am about to prep my alloy wheels for repainting. There will be a lot of bare alloy so plan to etch prime before high build priming. I was going to use rattle cans for the prep work and get someone to topcoat later. The question is, has anybody...
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