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Hi all, first time poster!

Proud owner of 2011 inaugural #384 of 1100 .

So over time parking in the sun has faded the red coloring on the 392 , weird how only the red faded! I am looking for advice and recommendatio on how to proceed with this minor restoration? Very careful fine brush painting ?

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I have no experience here with your problem, so I'm just talking off the top of my head here.

I would measure the height and width of the 392 numbers and see if you can find a vinyl decal shop online that will duplicate the 392 in red. Rubbing on vinyl decals would be easier than trying to paint it in my opinion.
 

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Red is the absolute worst color possible for UV resistance for some reason.. Think late 80's ford and chevy vehicles.. Paint has came a long ways since back then, but still red sucks...

If it were me, i would go to a parts store, pick up a pin striping brush (usually around 4-6 dollars), and have half a pint of red farm fast dry equipment enamel mixed.. Tape off the majority of the area in case of a shaky hand, and paint it yourself.
 

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My pinstriper says red fades the fastest for whatever reason. The main reason is the EPA decided having lead in paint is not good for humans. Meanwhile, why not contact a local pinstriper guy? They are known for having steady hands, which I certainly do not have. Mitch Kim in Clackamas. Oregon could handle this in a matter of minutes.
 
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