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Old 10-29-2010, 03:53 AM
Rodnocker Rodnocker is offline
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Default To paint a truck...

I was wondering if there is an inexpensive way to paint a vehicle. I have an air compressor but it is a 6 gallon and only about 3 cfm at 90 psi. I don't believe this is going to be enough to run a paint gun and high cfm compressors are out of my price range. I've been trying to watch craigslist for something cheaper but the ones I do find, are gone before I can even respond to the ads. Is there a "work around" for this? Either a spray gun that would work with my compressor or somehow setup a secondary tank?

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1989 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4x4
2.9L V6
d28 front, 7.5" rear with 3.73 gears
Mitsubishi FM146 manual transmission
31x10.5 15 tires
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:23 AM
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The roll on paint job. Google it, lots of people have done it.
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
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