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star01 11-24-2010 11:51 PM

E30 Hood - Sharpie Design

I am putting a e30 Hood with Sharpie Art drawn on it. The sharpie itself is an oil based marker, very durable and long lasting. However, you will need a clear coat on this if you like to put it on your car. I dont have a clear price so the highest bidder takes it, no low ballers please.

Soul_Rebel 11-25-2010 12:07 AM

coupe or sedan?

star01 11-25-2010 12:24 AM


Originally Posted by Soul_Rebel (Post 1466739)
coupe or sedan?

Believe its for a coupe.

craz azn 11-25-2010 12:27 AM

Doesn't matter for an E30. Coupe/Sedan/Cabby/Wagon is all the same.

Soul_Rebel 11-25-2010 12:48 AM

Didnt know, im new to the E30 world :)

craz azn 11-25-2010 12:54 AM

Yeah man, all the front end parts are the same, not like an E36. Welcome to the club, its a fun one.

Soul_Rebel 11-25-2010 12:57 AM

thanks for the tip man! *th-up*

talltorontoguy 11-25-2010 08:26 AM

unique piece... hmmm

star01 11-26-2010 01:11 PM


everlast 11-26-2010 02:11 PM

That's pretty awesome! So, you can clear coat right over sharpie?

star01 11-26-2010 02:35 PM


Originally Posted by everlast (Post 1467061)
That's pretty awesome! So, you can clear coat right over sharpie?

Not sure if you can directly do over it, might smudge depending on the pressure. Someone mentioned spray clear coat, that could be a possibility.

zarbat007 11-26-2010 08:22 PM

I'm not sure if you can spray clearcoat over it...

First of all, a "mechanical" adhesion is needed for clearcoat to stick...meaning the hood has to be sanded with P800-P1000 grit or scuffed before spraying clearcoat.
Secondly, the hood must be wiped with surface cleaner prior to spraying.
The surface cleaner may be solvent based or water based, whatever it is, it will probably remove the sharpie ink. The clearcoat also has some solvent in it which might react with the sharpie ink.

davericher20 11-30-2010 04:20 PM


star01 11-30-2010 05:54 PM


Originally Posted by davericher20 (Post 1467663)

are u insane ?

davericher20 11-30-2010 06:53 PM

if that's the highest bid so far then....nope.

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