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Old 06-09-2017, 05:00 PM   #1
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Primer Questions

Alright guys I've gotten to the stage in my build where I start body work and paint. My truck is my daily driver and does not sit in a garage and will be out in the elements. I'm trying to do my body work panel by panel so my questions are.
1. If I sand down the paint on my truck apply my filler what comes next? Epoxy primer? Self etch primer? High build primer?
2. After I apply the primer how can I seal it and stop it from rusting? From my understanding epoxy primer seals its self so is that the way to go?
3. Would applying plasti dip over the primer seal it off so then I can primer the truck and paint it let's say a month from now?

Thank you guys for your input and help.
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Old 06-17-2017, 07:41 PM   #2
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Re: Primer Questions

Use Epoxy primer. Strip a panel and apply epoxy. Etch isn't needed with epoxy. Epoxy is a moisture barrier.
Do not add plasti-dip over the primer. Eventually, the epoxy will start to chalk and look ugly, chalking should be sanded off prior to repaint.
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