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Old 06-19-2007, 06:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Paint Rolled/Popcorn Effect

Some of the paint looks like it was rolled with a roller, some people call it the popcorn. You can only see it when looking at some angle. Is there a way of fixing this?
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?? you mean its not smooth? if so the only way to fix it is with stripping it down and repainting it....being that our car has a clear coat no abrasives or wet sanding will be possible...

but if its original paint i have no idea what you are talking about?!

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Is it "ORANGEPEEL"

Somnetimes they call it Orange Peel because it looks like the surface of an orange..

some of that sometimes buffs oout.. best bet is to take it to a body shop.. Either they can fix it or you can get an estimate on getting it repainted!
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Check out the first pic on http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/pic...8-a-52813.html

It's hard to see... Repainting, that would be expensive :|

Weird thing is the hood, trunk and roof look great but the doors just look weird.
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thats orange peel, if you have a clear coated paint job even a good shop will tell you the same thing, not much they can do...usually its underneath the clear coat, so you have to polish/wet sand through the clear coat and then the base coat to fix it...

if this is a factory paint job this shouldnt be there...just pay a professional detailer to do a good polish job, usually takes about 4-6 hours with various abrasives and a Professional Grade Polisher and costs around $200 but the result is miind boggling...

keep in mind, nothing will completely remove the orange peel except a better paint job
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Thanks I'll have it detailed and see the results. How much do you think repainting would cost? My friend paid over 2k to get his Golf repainted... too bad he still got accidents after that...
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honestly, $2k is on the cheap end with prep work...prep work and good paint job is around $4k for something decent, i went a step further, i think the beetle with me doing all the prep work(not recommended unless very skilled) cost about $4k just for the paint job alone...

the finish is FLAWLESS though...and it was a full job, windows out, full interior out, fenders all off deck lid off bonnet off no engine no gas tank, etc....

just rolled up the frame, body and then all the pieces to be painted hah
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Im keeping it black so id probably only repaint the outside no need to take everything you... You just had to do it version 2.0

ill try to find a deal through some contacts... Apparently after speaking to a bmw club owner, the e36 and up paint isnt that good and is mainly the reason for it to do that...
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Finally something I know a lot about. Sounds to me the car was repainted by someone who tried to do the job quick. The hood roof and trunks looks good because the paint flowed out on a flat surface. the sides are vertical and cannot take as much paint without running. There is a slight possibility the car can be wet sanded with 2000 grit paper but unlikely without burning through the clear coat. Best bet would be wet sand and reclear. If you can save the base coat painting the roof and hood and trunk would not be neccesary
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Maybe you can try adn smooth it out with claybar? And yes I realize how old this topic is.
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Ill have it detailed, clay polish seal wax, and see if that fixes it. If not, I'll try wet sand and reclear and if that doesnt work well I'll just repaint it later.
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