The Best Cleaning Compounds for Clear Coat Paints?

Answer Clear coat paint differs from an enamel or one-step paint in that it contains no pigments at all. It's usually not used alone like a varnish, but rather serves as a glossy protective coating over p... Read More »

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Best Way to Repair Key Scratches in Clear Coat?

Key scratches can make any paint job look bad and can potentially cause rust to form underneath the paint. Key scratches that are only as deep as the clear coat, as bad as that can look, are better... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »