Waterproof and Primer paint are not usually compatible
Want a primer paintjob but also want something waterproof – Epoxy primer is a perfect solution. Here we put DragBus through a bodyshop to get flatted back, skimmed and painted with Sherwin Williams E2A933 Primer Gray.
Pinholes fixed, doors off, windows out, every last bit of trim off and off she goes to the paintshop. One important tip before we dispatched her to the bodyshop was to align all the doors, exactly how we would want to see the final gaps. This involves attention to detail and lots of small adjustments. Finally once we got the front doors aligned we pushed the hinge pins out and left the brackets on the body. Here is the Bus just before collection;
We went to visit just half way through to make sure the trim holes were still accessible and the issues were all addressed to our satisfaction but the finish was not good enough. Much to the body guys annoyance as they had already started to unprep the Bus;
Having driven Dragbus in the wet UK conditions we can say the paint is very good.