Tag: paint

Glossy White Exterior on this C7 Corvette is Actually a Vinyl Wrap

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What if you could have a gloss vinyl wrap that looked exactly like factory paint?

  Comments | By - May 11, 2015

Orange Returns to the Corvette Color Palette for 2015

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This morning, I began gathering data to write a post about how orange was a missing hue in the C7 Corvette paint scheme, but as I was scuba diving through the forums, news began to break from Corvette Forum members attending the 2014 National Corvette Museum Bash. According to forum member “mpuzach” (a.k.a. Mike), orange is coming back to the Corvette for 2015.

  Comments | By - April 25, 2014

Chevrolet Factory Paint and Detail Process

The first Corvette bodies were constructed of fiberglass. There were a number of reasons of this. Fiberglass is a relatively workable material so if designers or engineers desired to make changes in body design or shape, they could do so relatively easily. In addition, fiberglass is a lightweight material, which is better for a car […] More »

  Comments | By - February 25, 2011

How To Repair Paint on your Corvette

If your Corvette paint needs to be repaired or touched up, remember that the Corvette is made up of fiberglass reinforced plastic and treating it like a steel car and using metal paint stripping techniques on it can cause irreparable damage. You will need several tools to repair any damage to the paint of your […] More »

  Comments | By - August 10, 2010

Paint Repair

Ive been a motor head for 45 years…IM a detailer, waxer…. and generally really anal about my cars… one nick.. stone chip upsets me..Anyway after so many years .. yesterday i tried something on my C5 that impressed me…. anyway here it the simple tech tip… To fix a chip.. you have to clean out […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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