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#2427072 - 01/01/18 11:25 AM Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel
440mopar Offline
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I am restoring both the grill and trunk finish panel on my 69 Dart GT. I am in the process of repainting the black areas on both pieces. I am using satin black paint. My question is, do you think it would be advisable to spray a coat of satin clear over the black? I was originally thinking maybe I should but then thought maybe the clear might discolor and not look right.

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#2427444 - 01/01/18 07:44 PM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: 440mopar]
polara426 Offline
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I did a 69 GTS grill and tail panel just used sem trim paint came out nice.

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#2427470 - 01/01/18 08:37 PM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: polara426]
rarefish Offline
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Originally Posted By polara426
I did a 69 GTS grill and tail panel just used sem trim paint came out nice.


I'm also interested in finding the correct paint for the the same parts on my GTS.
I just checked SEM web site and I see they have more than one paint listed as "Trim Paint"
Which one did you use to get the correct finish? Thanks...

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#2428033 - 01/02/18 07:59 PM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: rarefish]
BlueRacer69 Offline
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Originally Posted By rarefish
Originally Posted By polara426
I did a 69 GTS grill and tail panel just used sem trim paint came out nice.


I'm also interested in finding the correct paint for the the same parts on my GTS.
I just checked SEM web site and I see they have more than one paint listed as "Trim Paint"
Which one did you use to get the correct finish? Thanks...
Here is the paint you need: SEM 15013 Landau Black. Comes in spray cans. Get it on E-bay, $17.73 ea. This is as close to factory as you'll maybe ever get.

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#2428114 - 01/02/18 10:56 PM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: BlueRacer69]
440mopar Offline
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Registered: 08/24/07
Posts: 636
Loc: USA
Does anyone else have any thoughts on my original question about applying a coat of clear?

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#2428239 - 01/03/18 09:40 AM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: 440mopar]
rarefish Offline
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Registered: 01/19/03
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Loc: New York
I personally would not apply a clear coat to the grille or trunk panel. I'm thinking that doing so would give it a custom look instead of a factory look.

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#2428304 - 01/03/18 11:47 AM Re: Question about restoring 69 Dart GT grill & trunk panel [Re: 440mopar]
BlueRacer69 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/15
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Loc: Michigan
I agree with rarefish and say No.

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