Notice the reflection on the hood. This is still the first coat.
The grill was easy to take off. I left the stop sign for now because body work would have killed the project momentum. The stop sign will probably be removed at some point.
Second coat of paint. It’s turning out pretty good despite not wet sanding between coats. The second coat was noticeably rougher from wind blown particles that had embedded in the first coat. I didn’t have access to water and wet sanding would have also meant additional coats of paint.
Second coat of paint. The paint thinner evaporates fast then the paint dries. Make sure to finish up an area and move on. You will texture the surface if you go back after the paint begins to dry.