My Activa got some fresh paint

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My Activa got some fresh paint

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And a new bonnet, front bumper and headlights as well.

Don't worry, it was painted in its original colour.
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Very lovely and smart :)

Mine badly needs new paint...
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Nice, they/you have done a good job.
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Wait, what? A Dante Red Xantia without lacquer peel? I thought that was an abstract theoretical concept...

Looks good!
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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No sun in Denmark....it is why they are all blonde :)
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Zelandeth wrote:Wait, what? A Dante Red Xantia without lacquer peel? I thought that was an abstract theoretical concept...
:rofl2:
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Mine is almost 'bald'. I just washed it and the lacquer went virtually overnight. It's a non-runner so i'm not investing in any fix for her unfortunately. One day, when the love returns, maybe.

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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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That looks really good, have you a before picture to show the improvement?
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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The roof had quite a lot of 'sun burns' as I call them. I'm afraid I don't have any pictures of the car before the paint job. I had a tendency to avoid taking pictures of it, because I found it ugly. I was actually slightly ashamed of it.

But here is a picture of the car when I just bought it back in Spring 2015:

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Notice I got rid of the headlight sprayers, I never liked those.
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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You've done it now, I need to see pictures of your DS in the background :-D
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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I'm afraid, that DS is not mine. But I do have a thread with pictures of my DS on here.
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I remember it now but had not made a connection. You really do have an amazing pair of cars there.
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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Here are some pictures of it after it got polished:

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Re: My Activa got some fresh paint

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Very sweet indeed :)
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