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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

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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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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