How to Repair a Base Coat and a Clear Coat?

Answer Most modern automotive paint refinishing systems use a water-based or solvent-based color that is blended into vehicle panels. This is subsequently covered by a clear coat, usually made from uretha... Read More »

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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 »

Base Coat/Clear Coat Vs. Acrylic Enamel?

Choosing a paint for your car is not just a matter of picking colors. To get the most durable finish, the type of paint used must be considered. Two-stage base coat/clear coat and single-stage acry... Read More »