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I am going with an aluminum base to go under my hotrod white sparkel and candy black paint for my truck and the base it needs to be heat cured and I was wondering how I should go about doing this and what materials is needed to heat cure?
 

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Some paint shops have UV lights in their paint booths. I had a set in my old booth, get a sunburn too.:runaway:
 

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no dont worry solution to problems just got on autoaircolors.com and they had a write up on how to paint a ford or somthing and it said they used infa-red bulbs to heat cure paint :) easy.......only one problem I need a place to paint........I was gonna do it in my gerage but I have read that people strongly advise not to for sum reason.....looking for a paint booth somewhere I can rent or borrow :) wish I had a friend in the paint buisness.....



It would prolly be easyer though more expensive to haev someone do it but I would liek to do it myself just to have the satisfaction in that it is my work not anyone elses
 

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AutoAir is good stuff, but it is water-based. Even a hair blow dryer works to set that paint. If you're painting a whole vehicle, you'll need a LOT of UV lights to bake the whole car...no one paints in sections.
Kudos for wanting to paint yourself, it is rewarding work. I paint smaller stuff like bikes and guitars now. Problems with painting in a garage is danger of fans and heater pilot flames which can ignite fumes. Overspray gets everywhere too. Good luck.
 
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