No stickering is done by me, as the owner plans to get some different custom made stickerings. I will give him some laquer so that he can apply it to the outer edges of the sticker to prevent peeling.
Thanks a lot Sir! TAI
members like you, help a lot to keep my spirits high.
I am using PPG brand paint, which I think is a sub brand of Asian Paints.
Struggled for about 3+ hrs trying to fit the rear part back in one piece, finally gave up and took it to a mechanic who fixed in 15mins, he has some different shaped thin body screw driver, with which job becomes easy.
Tried polishing the mud guard and parked it next to a Ford Fiesta (same metallic Black colour) and checked it, the Dio was looking blurry and I was too disappointed, went back to my painting guru, had a discussion, came back home and wet sanded whole body to as smooth as possible. Tomorrow I will give it a last try, I will apply one last coat of lacquer with lesser thinner ratio to avoid over flow etc, hopefully this should fix everything.
Even the mechanic said that this much finishing is enough for a newbie painter, but then it just does not meet my expectations. My family is happy and angry at the same time, that I am redoing the work, they thought yesterday was the last time they will see me spraying the Dio.
It's not about competing with Ford, but then what's the harm in giving it one more go?
Few pics of sanding in progress with a 1000grit sandpaper.