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Old 05-02-2011, 08:08 AM
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I don't, no sir. I'd start my research with google'ing vincent wong iforged widebody SL.
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:04 PM
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oh HELL YES! that's it alright. check this out...

http://www.vincentwong.com/v1/?p=1623
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:30 PM
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"...BASF Glasurit Liquid Metal. The paint also goes by the name of Mercedes Design Titanium Alubeam. It is a very rare color used by Mercedes for the F800 Concept , as well as a $10,000 paint option on the NEW Mercedes SLS..."



i'm not sure if it really costs that much, but i'm getting to the bottom of it.
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:57 PM
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I'm telling you, if you find a way to put that on your car, it'll be a very exclusive, rare and noticeable color. BASF don't play...none of the Germans do I guess.
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i believe you are right, Mr. Auflick. i've sent off an email and left a message with BASF and i'm gonna see if it's actually doable for blue collar folk...
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That silver looks sick! GL with your car
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oh HELL YES! $626 plus tax for a gallon! (at least what i got quoted.) for that kinda price you're damn sure that when i'm ready to take on the project, you'll be seein a liquid metal Trans Am!

but that price is without reducer or clear and hardener. still, i expected far worse damage for the paint alone.
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Old 05-09-2011, 04:43 PM
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That's great news bro. I too thought it'd be closer to a G or so. I'm excited to see this ****! Get a good quality clear (basf, sickens, glasurit, etc.),wetsand to 2000, buff with menzerna, and stand back. Should look incredible.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:30 PM
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That will look amazing
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well i need to redo the black on the car while i'm at it and after all the colors are down i'm gonna clear coat the **** out of it! i don't care how much clear and hardener i have to buy!
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Yup. Your car will then acquire a bit of fame from this mod. Promise
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:33 AM
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GL with the paint job and keep us updated.
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:56 AM
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well before i get into it i need to prepare the car by taking precautions to PROTECT that bad *** paint job. i was thinking for the rear some 6LE dual plane splash guards would do the trick, but what about **** getting kicked up from the front tires? also, do you think it would be tacky to wrap the front bumper cover in some clear 3M protective plastic?
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:26 PM
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You could always run the splash guards up front too. As far as the film, to hell with "tacky" for a paint that expensive.
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I would definitely do the 3m film.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:23 AM
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Some high end cars have 3m film for a factory option. I wouldn't personally do it because I don't daily my T/A anymore. I'd just keep whatever paint that's left over and respray any areas after it starts getting aged, like the front bumper (usually after 15k-30k miles depending on geographical location/roads/traffic). That's just me though.
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i think the film sounds like a good idea in my application since i drive the wheels off my car. but if i did get another DD then i think the tape would come off.

but i had a question for you, Mr. Auflick. since you seem to know what you're doing with paint, do you think it would matter what is underneath the Liquid Metal? like if i did a black basecoat, then put the Liquid Metal on top? do you think that would affect the look at all, or does that only apply to paints like the Kameleon?
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:54 PM
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You know, I honestly don't know for sure. My guess is it wouldn't matter but I'd contact BASF. To clear things up, I'm not a paint expert by any means. I just know this is pretty much the ultimate silver one can buy. It looks like a damn video game.
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:22 PM
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Pontiac G8 Switchblade silver is pretty damn nice. Has metal flakes in it but is not overbearing. Really pops in the sunlight.


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I say go for Audi Avus silver. Very nice, and always looks wet!!

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