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Scratches – Keys scratch and light scuffs

Has your car been egged?

One of the mos insidious things that someone can do to your car, right after keying, is to have someone egg you.  I have a feeling that kids, or whomever does such things, doesn’t realize the damage it can cause.  It’s really hard to fix.  It’s not the mess it causes, that’s pretty easily cleaned…

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Paint chips on the hood

If you have unsightly paint chips on your hood, please don’t buy a paint pen or other touch up method and put blobs of paint on each little paint chips. It’ll look awful.  You’ll go from having little chips in the paint, to bumps on your hood, and that’s if you’re able to put a…

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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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Process for Scratch Repair

“It’s just a scratch.” That’s how people describe paint damage. Some will even buy a DIY kit, assuming they’ll fill the scratch in with some paint, and it’ll look as good as new. They are so wrong. Repairing scratches is completely different than paint chip repair. The reason why scratches are so difficult to repair…

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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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Porsche Parade

I’m finally writing about the Porsche Parade from earlier this month, which is a testament to how busy I’ve been repairing paint chips on everything from Porsches, Corvettes, Mustangs, from million dollar show cars, to daily drivers. Using the Dr.Colorchip paint system, I’ve become known as the best paint chip repair technician in Orange County,…

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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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