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Old 11-20-2008, 09:56 PM   #1
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Anyone ever have any repair work done on the white tricoat paint with any success? I am getting so frustrated with my bodyshop trying to match the paint (with little success) on my '05 and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions, ideas to help out. Thanks!
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All tricoat paints are composed of a basecoat followed by a tinted midcoat and finally clearcoat. They are impossible to match with a single application. They must get the 3 separate paints from GM and do them in sucession, or it just wont be the same.
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