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Posted on: September 11th, 2006, 1:22pm Quote Report to Moderator
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I've had great success fixing chips with the following steps:

Clean area, apply primer
Apply basecoat
Remove paint outside chip by lightly rubbing with compound
Apply clearcoat
Smooth by lightly rubbing with compound

Well yesterday I rushed a final rubbing job so I could get it done before heading off to church and now I have a slight dark haze below the chip where I obviously rubbed too aggressively and removed some of the good finish (this is a white vehicle). What's the best way to deal with this?

1. Leave it and live with it and consider it a lesson learned?
2. Sand down the area and fix a now bigger chip area?
3. Dab or spray lightly over this area and blend with compound?
4. ???

Any advice?

Lesson learned: don't be impatient.
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Posted on: October 31st, 2006, 8:25am Quote Report to Moderator
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Best way is to put some more paint on. Sounds like you may need to spray it though.
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