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Why is my car paint not so "shiny"?

The tiny shining things in the original paint are metal particles, which is why it is called metallic paint. I guess you should have bought a duplicate of the original paint spec. Anyway, it's ...
Weather Vane's user avatar
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Why is my car paint not so "shiny"?

While the first answer is good, it is somewhat wrong. If the area repaired is small enough, we will opt to blend the color into the rest of the panel and then clear coat the entire panel. However if ...
Phillip Cowles's user avatar
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DIY Clear Coat Peeling Fix and Paint Mistake

While I am BY FAR no expert in the paint department, I think there are several things you need to look at to get to a better end result: If you can afford it: Purchase a cheap High Volume Low ...
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