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

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 »

  Comments | By - April 21, 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

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