Time for paint correction

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I'm taking my '66 Coronet 500 to a buddy whose son-in-law is a professional detailer, who specializes in paint correction on nearly any type of paint. Many detailers won't touch single-stage enamels, because so many vehicles have been basecoat/clearcoat since the early 1980s, and most simply have no experience with other-than pristine new paint jobs to work with. Mine was painted in 1985 with single-stage enamel, which has held up beautifully, but is showing its age a bit these days. I'll post before and after pics after the car gets done on January 22nd. I'll divulge the cost afterwards.
 

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if the single stage is non metallic, you can sand the crap out of it like clear
 

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It’s funny to me but these young people can’t fathom single stage paint. Don’t know about it and won’t touch it.

Alot like carburetors and chokes. They just remove the choke or wire it open and deal with it till the engine warms up. It doesn’t have to be like that guys!
 

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I had a great paint and detail guy up in San Jose, CA. But since I moved to LA I have yet to find someone I can trust. In my experience, paint makes a car look good, but detailing makes it looks spectacular!
 

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A little before/after action from today. You can see the water spots on the "before" on the hood and decklid. Gone! More pics tomorrow, as my phone was out of juice.

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i prefer single stage paint in both look and application...but that's just me.
 

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they hold up very well. my 61 in the avatar has single stage. it's over 20 years old...looks new
 

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Here are some "after" pics. To say this is night and day is an understatement. There were a number if water stains on the hood and deck. The whole job took right at five hours.

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I had a great paint and detail guy up in San Jose, CA. But since I moved to LA I have yet to find someone I can trust. In my experience, paint makes a car look good, but detailing makes it looks spectacular!
Who?
 

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  • 1988 shit paint job. Shelly’s auto body in Danielsville, Pa. Recent Gtechniq Ceramic after correction.
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. FB link to more pics.
 

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I've done Chroma-One on a few cars, it's a single-stage urethane. On a solid color, you can't beat it.
 

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