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Posted by: philip Posted on: October 26th, 2004, 9:54pm

i did a touch up job on one of the rear doors on my car(first timer) and when the touch up paint dried,its color is darker than the original paint :( what can i do?!it was just a 2inch scratch that im trying to repair but now it looks worse :'(oh and one more thing,i oversprayed clear coat and it's not leveled with the rest.heeeeelp!!!

Posted by: admin Posted on: October 28th, 2004, 5:15pm
Reply: 1

Did you spray or brush? See for information on blending paint if you sprayed. If you brushed the paint and it is a metallic, is is difficult to get a good match. Also, did you use rubbing compound on the clearcoat?

Posted by: philip Posted on: October 28th, 2004, 10:58pm
Reply: 2

i used brush :( and i just found out that for bigger scatches,spray is required,so how do i fix this?how can i remove the dark spot?

Posted by: admin Posted on: November 8th, 2004, 8:10am
Reply: 3

You can just sand the area and repaint it. I would probably prime it also before painting as this makes for a better finish.

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