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  1. What all do I need for small paint jobs?

    The DIY Garage RSX
    I'm needing to paint my carbon hood. I screwed up trying to get by with rattle cans; the cans of Desert Silver I ordered just spit all over the panel... it's worth stressing that I REALLY don't care about this thing looking perfect, it just needs to look good enough at a glance. Local shops all...
  2. Matching black paint

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2003 RSX. I used the dupli color paint match. Got the paint code. I just finished painting, wet sanding, polishing, etc and the new paint has a blue tint to it but my original paint is just black. Anybody else see this? Is the paint code wrong? Did they use a different paint up here...
  3. reboot custom paint thread

    Member Show-Off RSX
    I was looking for information on custom paint colors for acura/honda rsx/integra and found this Custom Paint Job Thread I call for a reboot on this thread. All the pictures are expired, and all the comments are about the pictures.
  4. 2004 Acura RSX New paint, Mint

    Vehicles For Sale RSX
    For sale i have a 2004 Acura RSX The Car has been maintained by a mechanic and there is no problems to speak of. The car is at my mechanic shop and has been driven by my girlfriend for the past 5 years. The car has had regular oil changes all the time and had maintenance done to it regularly...
  5. Auto Body Paint In SoCal?

    Southern Cali
    Guys after 10yrs in the SoCal sun it is time for a new paint job. Does anyone have an auto body paint shop recommendation in the SoCal area that is tuner friendly? No I am not interested in 1day or Macco work. I have a lipkit and my ride is dropped. My paint guy sold his shop so I am searching...
  6. Rpf1 Silver Paint code?

    Wheels & Tires
    Does anybody know the RPF1 silver paint code? I curbed the shit out of my rims and they need a refinish.
  7. Paint

    Southern Cali
    Does anyone know of any good places to go for paint in the San Diego/Chula vista area? Trying to get some parts and some other things painted before install. I'm looking for fast and incredibly reliable work.
  8. Spray paint that has a plastic finish?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone, I was wondering if you guys have any experience with any spray paints that have a plastic,Matte looking finish to it. I'm currently working on my Double DIN mount/trimming to fit my Nexus and would like to return it to a near/similar OEM-like look to it. Doesn't have to be exact...
  9. AEM Intake v2 paint flaking.

    Problems & Solutions EP3
    I have an AEM v2 intake in my 2004 ep3 with the stock k20a3 and recently I've noticed that the paints starting to crack and flake, especially on the underside of the intake, just wondering if anyone else has had this problem? Just worried that the paint peeling off will make the intake less...
  10. Canadian RSX Type S that started with a re paint.

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hey there! new to this forum and new to Acura as well. Ive owned a 99 civic dx, a couple of Vr6 Volkswagons, a Landrover, an Altezza, and a few Jeeps. In November i Was browsing kijiji and found a great deal on this 2003 acura as it was in need of a new fender (pushed right in) new front...
  11. 05-06 Type S Wheels (not original paint)

    Southern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    05-06 Type S wheels w/ tires - $400 Long story short, I got these from someone else that had painted them black, so I sanded them down and rattle can painted them a near OEM silver again. Over time, brake dust caked on because I have aggressive pads. I never cared to scrub the dust off because...
  12. Body work and full paint in 818 SFV?

    Southern Cali
    Anyone have a recommendation out here? Looking to redo the whole car NHBP again. I live in Van Nuys and travel to Burbank almost daily. Just years of normal wear and tear, lots of scratches and dings. Also have side markers and front a rear itr-replica lip that nead painting and fitting...
  13. Diy Kandy paint on small parts

    The DIY Garage RSX
    So Kandy paint has always been intriguing but seemed to expensive for me to try. After playing on the google, I found a guy who mixed Kandy Koncentrate into his clear coat, then just sprayed un tinted clear on top for protection. I had to try this since I want Kandy paint on the exterior. I've...
  14. Rust and Paint

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a stock '04 RSX. The paint has been going bad for some time on both the hood and the roof, with light rust on the roof. I took it to MAACO today for an estimate. My thinking is that I can't replace the car, so I need to maintain it so it'll last until I can afford to replace it. Am I...
  15. ASM 06 Type-s | Track update | Two Track Events : 4-2-2017 Page 4

    Member Show-Off RSX
    Most recent photo Progress Starts Below ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Got the car for my birthday ( 16th ) Dad bought the car and I've been paying for everything else since...
  16. Paint help needed

    Exterior Mods RSX
    i have a mugen front and rear lip coming in soon! but i need help with paint! i saw someone use the site for spray cans and i was thinking of doing them myself and plasti dipping the diffuser on the rear. any thoughts or suggestions?
  17. Paint...

    Exterior Mods RSX
    I've got the full Mugen kit on my rsx and was wondering if getting $399 full car Maaco job was worth it and would last a decent amount of time. My car's paint is in pretty bad condition at the moment and that's why I would do the whole car repainted and not just the Mugen pieces. I have no...
  18. Best way to paint valve cover

    Exterior Mods RSX
    What's the best way to paint a valve cover gloss color to get it as close to powder coated look as possible.
  19. DIY :Removing tiny rust spots and bubbled paint

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey guys! Just bought an Acura RSX 2005 base model, thought I would join the forums, the car is relatively great in terms of condition, but the only problem I have with it is some tiny little rust spots on the hood about 1 cm. across, I also have a little bit of bubbled paint on the side that I...
  20. Fs: 05-06 mugen front and rear lip ready for paint!

    Canada East: For Sale & Want to Buy
    Selling 05-06 mugen front and rear lip mint condition never used ready for paint. Polyurethane 200obo Call or email 6474488266 [email protected]