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Rock chips – paint damage from impacts

Bumper scrapes and what to do about them

The thing that I see the most is bumper scrapes, mostly from hitting high curbs. With a push over the years for MPG, manufactures lower the front bumpers closer and closer to the ground. It takes very little to damage your car – you are in essence, driving your car into the equivalent of sand…

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Summary of how to fix paint issues

A quick summary of how to get different types of car paint damage fixed. Peeling paint: All too often the clear coat on a car will weaken and start to peel off. This happens when a car is kept outside much of the time, or if a car is poorly resprayed. It seems to be…

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Dr. ColorChip to the Rescue!

Dr. ColorChip to the Rescue! I have repaired over 30,000 cars – from Ferraris to Hyundais, from rare classics to old beaters. I have worked for car museums, car collectors, and for regular car owners who just want to drive a nice-looking vehicle. I love what I do and want to do my best for…

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Rock Chips and Their Flavors

The open road causes more damage to our vehicles than we would like. Debris gets kicked up by other cars speeding by, and sure enough, small particles, such as rocks and sand, slam their way into the front bumper. All chips can certainly be repaired, but some are an easier task than others. The easiest…

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What is that on my car…

I’ve been asked to fix many different anomolies on peoples cars.  Some things are pretty obvious as to what they are, others… not so much. 1. Bug poop.  Not a very appealling subject, but it still needs be addressed.  😛  There are, of course, many types, but only a couple might be an issue on your…

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Dr.Colorchip

I’m looking for a regular car venue where I can show off a little. I have an exceedingly good reputation in southern California for being able to fix those unsightly rock chips on everything from the car you’re returning on a lease, or some of the most valuable cars in the world. (worked on more…

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Paint pens

If you’re searching for your cars ‘paint pen’.  Please stop right there!  Those paint pens are awful.  I’ve spent hundreds of hours fixing the damage they cause.  That’s no exaggeration.  I fix rock chips and scratches for a living.  I see those paint blobs the most often at car dealerships.  People will use paint pens…

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Paint pens suck.

I spend much of my time working on cars that have paint blobs, usually from those God awful paint pens that dealerships and auto stores sell. In my opinion it’s really a dirty trick as those pens make your car look far and away worse. I admit I’m a little bias and my standards are…

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Some tips on paint chip repair

All too often when I arrive to fix a customers rock chips it’s because they hadn’t used a high quality wax to protect there car. Believe or not, it does make a big difference in reflecting rocks, and especially sand, from damaging your finish. I personally like Meguiar’s products, but there are many others. Aside…

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