Paint Run Removal Help

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by BuickV8Mike, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. BuickV8Mike

    BuickV8Mike SD Buick Fan

    Its a long story.....but took in in for 1/4 panel repair and I came home with a fully painted car. Again.......

    Is their a reccomended removal technique?

    Thanks all,
    Mike

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  2. Matt Knutson

    Matt Knutson Well-Known Member

    Go get your money back. It wasn't ready for paint.

    If its a catylized (2 part) paint you may be able to carefully scrape the run with a razor blade or a nib file and try to buff it it out.
     
  3. BuickV8Mike

    BuickV8Mike SD Buick Fan

    Isn't there a specific file for this? I'm think its 2 part.

    Its been a few or 6 months now. Can I wet sand the balance of the car, or buff it. How can I make the ARMY. Best it can be.
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2020
  4. philbquick

    philbquick Founders Club Member

    It looks like a single stage non-metalic color. Level it out the best you can, maybe start with a razor blade, then 220 on a firm block and work your way up to 1,200, then rubbing compound and polishing compound. At that point it will be the best looking part of the car. I know no way to fix the craters next to it. Do they still do $29.95 paint jobs? Some one was in a big hurry.
     
  5. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    That paint is very thin I'd leave it alone
     
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  6. Mule

    Mule Active Member

    "hugger-That paint is very thin I'd leave it alone"
    --> X2. Could go from bad to worse easily.

    If you decide to work on it, 2" blue tape over the entire run area and sand taped area with block and finish paper. It works on the high run and the rest is protected under the tape.
     
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  7. trodwen

    trodwen Active Member

    So, what method did you do? I have the same problem with my car.
     
  8. BuickV8Mike

    BuickV8Mike SD Buick Fan

    I took Hugger's advise. ;)
     
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