Tag: paint

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

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 »

  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 »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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