Painting decals

geoffles

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might be daft question but, as my decals have faded and ive spent a day emailing and ringing people i wondered if i masked off the areas is it possible to respray over the decals, if so what spray could i use.
 

vwalan

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not ideal . it will possibly flake off . far better to remove the decals them either replace or paint in new ones .
i,m sure there must be a sign writing printshop somewhere near you .
ask in a big transport yard who does theirs , most are sticker s now not proper sign writing .
 

jonandshell

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Would it not be worth a visit to you local sign making company first?
Many of these companies are able to reproduce stuff on vinyl to a pattern.
 
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geoffles

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I have rang five today and emailed pic over, i was stunned as it looks a simple enough design
 

vwalan

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Would it not be worth a visit to you local sign making company first?
Many of these companies are able to reproduce stuff on vinyl to a pattern.
we have a few round here only have to have a quick look take a pick and off they go playing on a computer in a few minutes done . mind best get them to stick them on . its not as easy as it looks .
 
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On my GReg Pilote it had a dimple finish. The decal on the after end kept bubbling up, I took a soft lead pencil, drew around the decal, then peeled it off, then painted it in using an oil based enamel paint. Looked good!

Tip; match the paint before you peel!
 
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