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Old 10-26-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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body filler/ primer

I am curious how long Primer can sit on a vehicle before paint.

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Old 10-27-2013, 07:55 AM   #2
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Long time.

Might require sanding and another application of primer though. The primer has a rougher surface texture and will attract dirt.

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Old 10-28-2013, 12:21 AM   #3
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The longer the better, as long as it stays xlean
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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Before what?

I've seen many a "patchwork" vehicle in the junkyard...
The car will still run. I don't think you're going to get rust or anything as the primer exists to protect the metal... Paint makes it pretty, and clear coat protects the paint...
I agree with WoW, you might not want to bother wetsanding the orangepeel off of the primer until you're ready to paint. I guess primer might be a little more susceptible to the elements without a topcoat, so some extra sanding might be needed to clear up any imperfections before paint.
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For ever!
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