Tag: paint

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 »

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Paint Front and Rear Corvette Letters! It’s EASY!!

At the Hooters Cruise-In today, I learned the following SIMPLE way to paint your Front & Rear “Corvette” Lettering: Items Needed: Mineral Spirits Lint Free Cloth or Wipes Enamel Spray Paint (Pick your Color) Masking Tape Procedure: Clean the lettering with Mineral Spirits. If you are removing existing lettering, make sure to get all the […] More »

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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 »

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Corvette Body & Paint Repair Basics

Corvette Body & Paint Repair Basics by Lars Grimsrud & Butch Powers SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss simple repair (non-structural) and refinishing processes to produce high-quality results on fiberglass (Corvette) panels. Recognize that there are many different product lines out there, and […] More »

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