I just cleaned mine with grease and wax remover then gave it a few light coats with Matt black. I don't like the glossy look as cars never come out painted like that. Hasn't chipped yet after a few car washes. It does really improve the look of the car too.
Blueoval: is your car eb series 1? The series 2 EB has the different plastic bit.
So if its EB 1 its still the same as the EA piece, isnt it?
Anyway I did mine a fair while back, I didnt want flat or gloss so I got satin!
all I did was clean the surface (as said wax n grease remover) (shouldnt be any flakey paint, but if so get rid of it)
and sprayed it black, a few light coats then a heavier coat (not to heavy) there is no need for primers because the paint sticks well to the plastic.
Ok thanks cogo. Im not sure on whether mine is bare plastic or if its been made that way from the factory. I have some plastic primer left over from something I did earlier. Im gonna give it a go this weekend to see how it turns out!
Do I need a clear sealer over the top after its dried or will semi-gloss be sufficient as is?
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