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Old 06-01-2006, 02:49 PM   #1
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ya so i went to the store today to get some paint mixed up for my car...have to fix a few rust spots well ne way i could not find the paint code....i looked under the hood on the door jams and in the truck and could not find them could someone tell me were to look
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On the spare tire cover (RPO label) under the trunk carpeting. At the bottom of the label.
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alright i will go check it out...and another thing im fixing a little rust on both rear fenders right above the tires ....when i repaint it will it be close to color or very noticable
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Here'* a pic if this helps.
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oooo ya that helps i was lookin at that but had no clue what one it was....
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ok so i called and got the price on some paint but .....the guy was telling me there is three differnt steps i must take in the clear coat stage? almost like a clear coat primer...then clear coat and then a clear coat protectant...is this true becuase that got quiet expensive in a hurry
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ok so i called and got the price on some paint but .....the guy was telling me there is three differnt steps i must take in the clear coat stage? almost like a clear coat primer...then clear coat and then a clear coat protectant...is this true becuase that got quiet expensive in a hurry
NO.. Just base coat and clear coat. In a small nutshell...apply primer, sand, color coat, apply a few coats of clear, sand, finish w/ rubbing compound. There'* more sanding to be done in between, that'* just a quick list.

Clear coat protectant would be called wax.
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