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How to Paint Your Car

How to Paint Your Car

Authors: Dennis W. Parks & David H. Jacobs, Jr

Everything you need to know and everything you need to do to have perfect paint on your specialty car. Whether it's a concours-quality restoration or a ground-pounding hot rod, this book will fit your painting interests. The auto body and paint business is changing at an incredibly fast rate, mainly in response to environmental rules and regulations. This book emphasizes what parts of the job a hobbyist can, and should, do himself and what should be left to the pros.

Topics include:

  • Tools, equipment, and safety
  • Planning the paint job
  • Environmental concerns; Types of paint and materials
  • Removing trim
  • Repairing damage/rust
  • Prepping metal for paint/bodywork
  • Applying fillers
  • Applying sealers and primers
  • Final paint options; custom paint options
  • Custom graphics, flames, pinstriping
  • Paint care and touchup

Softbound, 270 x 210mm, 160 pages,
275 color photos