How to Test Car Paint?

Answer If you've ever had a scratch in your car's paint job, you've likely considered retouching it yourself. But in order to do a good job of this, you'll need to match the color exactly. Testing the car... Read More »

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When you buy paint do you buy a little test pot first if so why if not why not?

How do I Test to Find Out What Paint Is on a Car?

It can be heartbreaking to discover a nick or scratch on your car and a paint touch up could get expensive. The first task at hand is to discover the color code of your car and procure a bottle of ... Read More »

How to Test Paint Thickness?

Measuring paint thickness on various surfaces has evolved over the years. The primitive pen-like devices have disappeared, in favor of magnetic pull-off and electronic gauges that measure in micron... Read More »

How do I test paint to see if it is latex or oil?

PreparationWash a small surface of the painted area with warm water and a household cleaner. Towel the surface dry. If the paint is not already applied to a surface and is within a can or bottle, a... Read More »