How to Fix a Clear Coat Fade?

Answer The clear coat on vehicles is the top layer of paint most exposed to the elements. The sun's harmful ultraviolet rays can cause a clear coat to fade. Faded clear coat is dull and has a rough textur... Read More »

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How to Scuff Old Clear Coat to Apply New Clear Coat?

Reapplying new clear coat to a car or boat results in a shiny new finish that protects the paint beneath. Before you can apply the new coating, you must remove the shiny finish from the old surface... Read More »

How to Spot-Repair the Paint Base Coat and Clear Coat?

Popular Mechanics offers some assurance for those who find ghastly scratches on their cars: Many of these scratches can be repaired with some buffing and sanding. In general, most car scratches pen... Read More »

How to Prep a Vehicle Surface for a Clear Base Coat & Top Coat?

Prepping a vehicle's surface is one of the most important steps in painting a car. If the vehicle's surface is not prepared correctly, even the best paint job won't look good. Paint must lay on top... Read More »

Auto Base Coat/Clear Coat Painting Techniques?

Painting cars is not for beginners with no knowledge of automotive paint techniques, but it can be done well if you have at least some experience doing paint and body work. The main techniques for ... Read More »