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Re: [T3] Pan off

<x-charset iso-8859-1>The problem isnt that the primer absorbs water, its that the primer is

Lacquer paint is VERY porous.

Its bondo that absorbs water like a sponge then bubbles out when it freezes.


----- Original Message -----
From: Erkson, Toby <toby.erkson@intel.com>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2001 8:41 PM
Subject: RE: [T3] Pan off

> There is a primer that doesn't absorb water (or so I was told).  I had it
> my baby, on multiple panels ;)  The body shop I went to knew it would be a
> while before she would see paint and they said this stuff would help.  I
> think it was a lacquer(?).  Any paint experts out there who would know for
> sure?
>    Toby Erkson
>    air_cooled_nut@pobox.com
>    '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed
>    '95 VW Jetta III GL 2.0L, P-Chipped, Jamex sport suspension
>    Portland, Oregon, http://www.icbm.org/
> >-----Original Message-----
> >> True.  But the car won't be in primer for much more than a few months
> >> and will be continually  sanded and worked on.  The inner panels have
> >> been POR-15'd and undercoated so the exterior is the only parts I'll
> >> need to keep an eye on. It'll also be out of the weather most of the
> >> time.  What's the paint code for a light blue in '69?
> >
> >I think "a few months" might be more than enough to let the rust
> >bubble through the primer.
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