Tag: paint

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

Fix Scratches in Ceramic Coatings

have a couple of scratches in the coating of my headers. Not a real big deal. But, if there\’s a fix that could help avoid rust, why not? I called Jet Hot and talked to a tech. He suggested using Hi-temp silver paint. Put some on a cue tip a rub it on. It looks […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Some Nice Paint Formulas for Restorers

Some Nice Paint Formulas for Restorers For you weekend restoration fanatics, here are some paint info, paint numbers and formulas I’ve gathered over the years. This stuff comes in really handy when you’re doing detail work and when you want things to look correct, original, and fresh: 1. Order 3 things from Eastwood: a. 1 […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Paint Chip Repair

1st Step: Wash and dry your vehicle. 2nd: Use a toothpick, matchstick or brush to apply manufacturers touch-up paint (purchased at your auto dealership or auto parts store). Allow it to dry to the touch � typically 45-90 minutes up to 3-4 days. This will leave the typical \”blob\” of touch-up paint visible on the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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