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    We have been asked to do a minor cosmetic blow in on a 550 Maranello, the client did not want the grills to be removed, lighly shot (sand), primed, painted and baked. So I offered to do an insitu blow in.

    Its a nice easy process with pleasing results so I thought i'd share.

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    The oil cooler grill always requires a little realigning.
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    The main time taken is to establish a clean masking line behind the grills, then a very careful rub down to remove the loose paint edges that remain, vacuum to remove rub down dust. A black primer helps avoid any unsightly area's that grey primer may find its way into but the paint cannot.
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    Same for the side vents, just apply patience when masking off!
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    Ran out of time today, O/S vents will be painted tomorrow, and the front scoop.

    Then I will give the car a proper wash!!

    Update tomorrow.

    T.

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    Good work, inspiring me to have a go at mine! So far I've just been touching up small marks individually, might be time to give them a complete freshen-up

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    Front grill, Before and after.
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    Could not resist giving the cavalino a little TLC.
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    Nice work tim

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    Great work, what did you use on the Cavallino - normal polish? Or a specific metal polish?

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