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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 ...
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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 ...
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