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      09-28-2011, 01:22 PM   #23

Drives: E92M3,E36M3,955GTS,NA6 Miata
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: cbus, oh

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Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
update. looks like crap. the prep work went fine but after applying the paint there is a definite edge from the tape. tried sanding it down again and using qtip as suggested and doesnt look much better. if its not in direct light it looks okay but under scrutiny it aint so good. back to the beginning i guess. maybe i need a euro bumper.
Dude, keep it up! Did you remove the tape and sand down the edges to form a cavity for the paint to fill? Also don't be afraid to take your time and let the paint slowly fill the cavity, thin layers at a time. The finished product won't be perfect but should still be better than what you started with and help buy time until you get the Euro bumper (my plan or just fill reflectors and do a whole respray).

2008 E92 AW 6MT /// 115k orig rod bearings