[Spridgets] stripes

Lester oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Tue Sep 9 21:35:35 MDT 2008

Yup.. go get vinyl ones.  Most that I know who have painted them on  
swear that "Next time I'll use vinyl."


On Sep 9, 2008, at 9:13 PM, Frank Clarici wrote:

> lindalnhvt at nhvt.net wrote:
>> I have a newly painted (today) leaf green bugeye. Before I start to  
>> put
>> everything back on, I'm giving serious consideration to stripes,  
>> wide ones
>> like the red on silver ones on an earlier post, but perhaps Old  
>> English
>> White on the Leaf Green.  My question is--- how do you get clean  
>> edges?  I
>> had someone paint Shelby stripes on my 66 Mustang fastback, and I  
>> helped
>> apply the tape, but I don't remember what kind if tape we used.
>> Also, if you paint the stripes, how do you rough up the new paint  
>> only
>> where the stripes are intended to go?
>> Thanks.
> Dick
> Kevin and I have stick on stripes that my Dad made.
> Mine are Oyster white (close to OEW) on a blue Bugeye,
> 5 years now and no problems with the stripes.
> With his vinyl, you spray windex on the body, position the stripes,  
> use
> a credit card to get any bubbles out, and when the windex is dry, the
> stripes are permanent. A heat gun is supposed to remove them if you
> change your mind.
> Let me know if you want to go this route, I'll give you his email and
> you can deal directly with him.
> -- 
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ

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