Fresh paint Cars & Trucks

You can whitewash your machine yourself.

Smooth out the surface of the vehicle. Use a 400-grit wet sand paper and move up to 800-grit sand paper to accomplish a smooth, even surface.7.



1. Disinfected and remove any obstacles and dirt in the representation booth or world where you are going to perform the delineation. Lay up a plastic windshield whether you are portray the vehicle out to cache dust and wind absent.

2. Wash the automobile or Motor lorry with machine washing cleanser and soak to remove all dirt on the reason of the vehivle. Confess the vehivle to dry.

3. Remove grow and grease on the surface of the Motor lorry or automobile using grease and increase remover or a suitable mineral spirit.

Body Preparation

4. Ground the protest of the vehicle against electricity by attaching one foot of a wire to the frame of the vehivle or Motor lorry and the other head to something grounded. Grounding ensures static electricity does account dust and dirt to gambol from the floor to the surface of the vehicle.

5. Sand the vehicle to the naked metal or recent primer using a tool sander. Applicability 36- to 80-grit sanding discs for hurry and efficiency.

6.The finest method to chicken feed the appearance of your machine or Motor lorry is to stain it. You can appropriate the services of a crack car-painter, at an added worth on the representation drudgery, or dilute the complete delineation fee by delineation the vehivle yourself. No hired painter can ante up extra interest to your van than you can.

Use masking tape to cover the areas you do not want painted. Ensure the body of the car is clean and dry before masking.


8. Allow about 90 minutes for the last paint coat to dry.



9. Apply two or three more primer coats for best results. Allow 15 to 20 minutes for each primer coat to dry.

10. Sand the vehicle again to smooth out the primer coat. Start with 200-grit sand paper and gradually move up through 600-grit sandpaper and 800-grit sandpaper to attain a smooth, even finish. Primer sometimes causes dips and mounds that must be smoothed out.


11. Check that masking on the vehicle is well done on areas you do not want to receive paint, including mirrors, windows and handles.

12. Mix urethane-based paint, solvent-based paints or acrylic paints according to the manufacture's instructions. Use a reducer, thinner or hardener to attain the right viscosity.

13. Spray the base paint coat on the entire surface of the vehicle using a spraying gun. Keep the spray gun at an appropriate distance and angle to the surface of the vehicle, depending on the air pressure and fluid flow of the gun. Hold the spray gun perpendicular to the surface of the car or truck (see resource 1) or at 45 degrees. (see ref. 2)

14. Apply another coat of paint. Allow 15 to 20 minutes for each coat to dry. Two coats of paint are usually enough, although you can apply up to 20 coats on show vehicles. Prime the vehicle. Read and follow the instructions on the primer can. Apply an even amount of primer to the surface of the car or truck. (see ref. 3) Priming allows the paint to adhere to the surface of the vehicle.

Apply clear coat on the surface of the truck or car after the paint is completely dry. Allow 15 to 20 minutes for the clear coat to dry.

16. Add another layer of clear coat. Two layers of clear coat are usually enough, although you can add more.

17.Allow about 90 minutes for the last layer of clear coat to dry.