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02-27-2013 01:02 AM
billand If the paint is cracked it will eventually fall off. If you send it to a body shop they will sand it to metal and start over with fresh paint so that the paint is uniform
02-26-2013 12:06 PM
ripto I do have tinted clearcoat, never knew what that meant. The paint was not damaged prior to PDR. If it's raised up, wouldn't wet sanding level it back down, ready to be repainted?
02-26-2013 12:20 AM
lyonsroar
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The clear is not tinted it's clear. It's a 3 step color base flake then clear.
It is tinted...it says so in his sig...

Here is some threads on Ford's "Red Candy Metallic tinted clear" color...

http://forums.corral.net/forums/loun...clearcoat.html

http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forum...arcoat-me.html

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...6&postcount=40
02-25-2013 11:40 PM
billand
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What about wet sanding?
I do think that going to do anything. Because it looks like the paint has cracked away from the body when they pushed the dent out. Was the paint damaged prior to going to PDR
02-25-2013 11:36 PM
billand
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you have a tinted clearcoat. That is why you are getting red on your pads.
The clear is not tinted it's clear. It's a 3 step color base flake then clear.
02-25-2013 11:28 PM
lyonsroar you have a tinted clearcoat. That is why you are getting red on your pads.
02-25-2013 11:17 PM
ripto What about wet sanding?
02-25-2013 05:01 PM
billand
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Here are some pictures of the scratches. You can see some parts are almost bowed outward.







If the trunk is pushed outward you might need a reprint in that area. It looks like you had pointless dent repair in that area and when they pushed the panel out the paint cracked.

As for the other scratches use the dr color chip.

I assume that they are on the same panel so if you get it reprinted you won't have to worry about it.
02-25-2013 04:51 PM
ripto This other scratch feels much shallower. It barely catches a nail at all, however it stands out too well. Maybe it's just wide? Do you think this would need to be wet sanded, or just compounded?



02-25-2013 04:50 PM
ripto
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If you can attach some pics I can guid you on the best way to get the scatches out safely. I opperate my own detail business and have tons of experiance with polishing and paint.
Here are some pictures of the scratches. You can see some parts are almost bowed outward.







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