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how to fix clear coat damage

How to Fix Clear Coat Damage in 12 Steps

Have you ever looked at your car and thought, “Wow, my car looks drab!” Have you ever debated whether to take it to the car shop to have it repainted?

You may be looking at a damaged clear coat already. There are a few factors why the clear coat is already damaged. Age, a poor paint job, exposure to the elements, and improper cleaning habits are some of the few factors.

There was one time that one of my customers came in with his three-year-old Chevy. It looks very clean and well-maintained. However, I noticed that some areas of the exterior looked like it had been peeled off. The customer said that he had it repainted a few months ago, only to have it come out bad after a few months .Upon closer inspection, it was a bad case of clear coating gone wrong.

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Best Spray Car Wax Buying Guide

Best Spray Car Wax Buying Guide : What You Should Know

Most of the customers who come to our shop have questions about maintaining the glossy look of the car. They are also concerned how to protect the car paint without having to spend more.

As a car owner, I've also wondered how I keep keep my car looking brand new. I have a 5-year-old Chevy which I'm proud of, and I'd like to keep the paint job glossy and sleek.

On my next project, I have decided to check the best spray car wax products in the market. Not only will it be useful for me but for our customers, too.

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Best clear coat for cars

Best Clear Coat for Cars : Tested by Team

I recently took on this job of adding clear coat to my car to give it a shiny finish. It was not an easy job because I had to make sure that I cleaned it out very well before applying the finish. Another challenge was finding the perfect finish that will make it look brand new and show a dull finish.

What exactly is a clear coat? In order to choose the best clear coat for cars, it is important that you know what it is. Clear coats are exactly that, clear top coat to add a protective layer to your car. It creates additional shine and also protects against UV rays that makes your car paint fade. Clear coat is also known as 2-stage paint as it is added to the base color coat.

Hopefully, by the end of this article, we have helped you decide on which clear coat is best for your car and removed any misgivings you may have had in applying clear coat.

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how to remove window tint

3 Easy Methods on How to Remove Window Tint

It’s summertime once again and I suddenly realized that my car’s window tint was not dark enough to protect me from the harsh sunlight.

When I drive out during the afternoon, I could feel the heat of the sun burning on my face. Imagine, I had to wear sunblock even though I was just inside the car!

So, I decided to embark on a project to remove my window car tint so I can install new and darker ones. I also noticed that some of it had air bubbles inside them - definitely time to get them out.

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how to clean engine block

How to Clean Engine Block in 10 Steps

The idea for this article came about when my friend decided to sell his 10-year-old car. So, he asked me to check the car like I was the buyer and asked me if it was worth the price. I found it pretty well-maintained except for the engine.

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How to Clean Intake Manifold Without Removing

10 Simple Steps on How to Clean Intake Manifold Without Removing

Your car’s engine is the life of your vehicle; without it, your car will not function. Car owners should take extra care and make sure that the engines are clean and kept in the best condition.

As time goes by, carbon deposits, sludge, and grime may get in your engines, which affects fuel efficiency and your vehicle’s overall performance. One of the overlooked parts is the intake manifold.

You might be wondering, what is an intake manifold? When I was interviewing people and asking them what they knew about the intake manifold, they had this puzzled look on their faces. That was my first reaction as I was speaking to a mechanic.

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How to Clean Mold Out of a Car

7 Steps on How to Clean Mold Out of a Car

Mold is one of the worst things that could inhabit your car. Mold is a form of fungus that forms due to moisture and warm temperature. Since it is a fungus, it is harmful to one’s health and can cause severe allergies even death.

There is one type of mold called black mold or Stachybotrys chartarum and chlorohalonata species, which are fatal even by just inhaling the spores. Be careful when leaving your car out in the open, especially if there is no roof above it.

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how to remove paint transfer from car

How to Remove Paint Transfer from Car in 5 Easy Steps

Have you ever parked your car after a night out with light booze and accidentally scraped your car on the garage door? Have you ever parked your car and then came back to it with scrupulous-looking paint on the side?Alternatively, have you ever been in a minor accident where you or another vehicle came too close to each other?

There is one common effect you get from these mishaps – paint transfers or paint scuffs. Paint transfers, otherwise known as paint scuffs, result when another vehicle or another solid object such as gates or posts scratch against your car.

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Best Car Vacuum For Car Owners On A Budget

The neatness of your car may be the reflection of yourself. This means that if your car is often dirty, then you might want to tidy things up. The carpet of your car could easily collect dust and other dirt, which is why you should always make it a point to clean it.

Maintaining the cleanliness of your car, especially the floor part could be tough if you are to do it manually. Lucky for us who live in this era, we now have the help of a vacuum cleaner to this job for us.

But you must know that there is a specific vacuum made especially for cars. I'm here to share with you the best car vacuum before you buy one in order to avoid being ripped off. But first, allow me to guide you on the process.

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