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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by Herrie » 18 May 2016 10:57

Daardie side steps lyk goed!! :thumbup:
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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by SJC » 23 Jun 2017 10:31

SJC wrote:Het my patrol bakkie sy jaarlikse bad gegee gister, toe ontdek ek hierdie kraakies op die bonnet.
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Ok, omtrent 'n jaar en drie maande later.
Die "krakies" het metertyd groter geword en verf het begin af dop, oppervlak roes begin te vorm...

Wat is die maklikste (en goedkoopste) manier om die verf te herstel?
Paneel klopper het my R1800 gekwoteer om engin kap oor te verf.
Kan mens nie net die problematiese kol herstel nie.
Wat het mens alles nodig om "d.i.y." te doen?
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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by Russ Kellermann » 23 Jun 2017 10:49

I've said this a few times and i'll say it again,.... Nissan Paint work is by far one of the worst in the Automotive business.
The paint work on a Toyota Land Cruiser is 100x better than a Nissan Patrol...fact.

Nissan charge a fortune for these vehicles, and cut corners in so many places, its disgraceful.

Unfortunately bud there is no DIY fix for rust. The only way to fix that is to have a REAL QUALITY panel beater fix it, either cut it and plate it, or if its shallow enough, take it down a few microns and treat it, but generally it will always come back.

I absolutely HATE the kak paint job on Nissan Patrols.
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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by SJC » 23 Jun 2017 13:59

The rust is not deep at all. just surface. Was thinking to sand it down and repaint. But not sure what would be the correct paint to use. (to get the same thickness).
Probably better to have it done professionally.
Was hoping to fix it temporarily until the cash flow allow to do a proper job... Would actually be first place to do the whole vehicle as there is some bad (lot smaller) spots here and there all over the vehicle.

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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by Michael » 23 Jun 2017 16:03

Agree with Russ, there is no shortcuts here. Do it properly or........actually there is no other choice.
Fanus dis ook nie n bad prys daai nie, patch jobs gaan nie hou nie en jy gaan net jou geld mors.
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Re: My Patrol Pickup thread...

Post by SJC » 23 Jun 2017 16:36

Ja, ek dink julle is reg. :salute:

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