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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 »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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 »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Corvette Painting 101: Strip Show

Forward: As some of you know I have promised VetteMan89 that I would put together a Corvette Painting 101 post.Well it�s time to put up or shut up so here goes. I will be publishing several articles, as it stands right now I am planning on doing the following steps: How to strip your current […] More »

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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 »

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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 »

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