MX5: Fresh & Cheap Paint

Posted on Posted in MX5: 1996 Land Rover Discovery

Time to clean up the body of the Disco. Being cheap, I’ll be doing this on a budget and in segments. First I work on the passenger side, which was badly sun faded. Once I dismantled parts that covered the body I did some sanding.

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After sanding I cleaned off the dust with acetone then masked off windows, tires, door handles and etc.

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Then I mixed up the same paint I got for my off-road trailer (XT1).

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The next day I painted the driver side.

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I waited another day to work on the the hood and rear door

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Another shot of the color changing. This ended up being a weird color.

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Eventually I got the roof painted. With some family stuff popping up had to wait to finish.

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Trip with the off-road trailer I built.
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