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  1. Is the clearcoat done?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    California sun has treated her badly, I was wondering is there any way I can fix this without a respray?
  2. clearcoat help

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I sprayed 3 coats of clear on my new bumper, had orange peel and no runs. I knocked down most if not all of the orange peel with 1250 then 1500. Should I spray another coat of clear or just buff it out?:dontknow:
  3. NEED LEFT FENDER FROM 05-06 RSX Vivid Blue Pearl Clearcoat code B-520P

    Part Outs RSX
  4. Clearcoat Run

    Exterior Mods RSX
    So recently I just got my mugen rear lip painted, the shop did an ok job except there were craazy runs from the clear coat dripping down, and the shop did buff/sand the clearcoat down so its smooth and feels level with the paint, but it did leave behind a ghost of where the drips use to
  5. aging/chiping clearcoat? touch up paint too old/thick

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    hi im new here :) just got a satin silver rsx-s theres slight sunfade and clear coat is just starting to chip in one spot :'( anyone know a good way to improve the look? i was thinking either claybar or trying to buff on and off a small amoutn of touch up paint on it. im stoned so maybe not the...
  6. Clearcoat scratch :(

    Exterior Mods RSX
    I know there are many threads about touch up painting and all that, but my problem is just through the clearcoat and also the fact that its on the front bumper. I was thinking if i could just use spray clearcoat to cover the scratch and make it shiny again. If not, any advice please?? I just...
  7. f/s oem aspec side skirts pwp no clearcoat $200 shipped

    Exterior & Interior RSX
    sold to black munny
  8. f/s f/t silver type s spoiler, no chips or clearcoat coming off

    Texas For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    I have a type s spoiler for sale/trade. I'm getting a type r spoiler tomorrow and won't need this one any longer. Color is ssm, perfect shape. Ill be in anna,tx tomorrow picking up the type r that I'm getting,so I can sell/trade it then(or we can meet up later). I also have a full set of 18...
  9. Clearcoat question

    Car Care RSX
    I've got several clearcoat wounds on the hood, roof and trunk lid of one of my cars and I'm not sure what the cause was...tree sap, bird droppings? Anyway, that's not important right now. I wonder what could be the most effective fix for this. I was thinking of just dabbing some of that...
  10. Cleaning without a clearcoat? NHB

    Car Care RSX
    I just bought a NHB 06 rsx from an acura dealer and when I looked at it the paint seems extremely dull. I tried washing it a couple of times and using wax and its still dull. Im afraid to even polish it. What can I do to make it shine? There are also swirl marks all over the car. I really...
  11. Clearcoat over decal?

    Exterior Mods RSX
    hey guys, i've seen lots of showcars where the decals look like their embedded into the paintjob? is that clearcoat over the decal or what? anybody have any info? heres an example.
  12. How to correct hazy clearcoat?

    Car Care RSX
    Need some advice from you pros. This is on a freshly painted car (bout a month old). Some areas look really hazy, like an extreme whitish orange peel effect. I tried simply hand polishing it with meguirs stage 2 polish, and it worked to some effect on some smaller areas. Other areas are...
  13. Clearcoat instead of buffer sanding marks

    Car Care RSX
    I have some some really nasty 1500 grit sanding marks on my bumper. I have a shipment of touchup paints from coming and was wondering if some clearcoat would fix the problem instead of using a buffer because I do not own one and do not want to get one just yet (trying to save...
  14. diy fender repair what clearcoat

    The DIY Garage RSX
    i got a grapfruit sized dent in my fender, going to to fix it myself with bondo, just ordered paint from paintscratch, but didnt get their clearcoat, im thinking of using duplicolor acrylic enamel is there any other clearcoats i should consider?
  15. Cf hood needs new clearcoat

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Bought my vis cf hood used. and it has some spots fading and swirls. would i need to wet sand the hood + clearcoat or could i just clearcoat it and it will look brand new? BTW:how do you wet sand? and would using clearcoat spray paint do the job?
  16. Need advice on repairing clearcoat damage

    Car Care RSX
    Hey guys. On the roof of my '96 VW Passat, I have two spots where birdcrap has eaten through the clearcoat. Each of them is about 2" x 3". So the paint is exposed by a good-sized area and I want to get it taken care of asap. I'm a pretty big newb about paint. Ok I'm a complete newb. Here is my...
  17. Need advice with peeling clearcoat

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Hey guys. On the roof of my '96 VW Passat, I have two spots where birdcrap has eaten through the clearcoat. Each of them is about 2" x 3". So the paint is exposed and I want to get it taken care of asap. I'm a pretty big newb about paint. Ok I'm a complete newb. Here is my plan, can anyone offer...
  18. New Clearcoat for my CF Hood?

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Hey, the clearcoat on my cf hood is really messed up. Anyone know about how much it would be for a new clearcoat? Any way I could fix this myself? There are like 4+ spots where the clearcoat is..chipped? What type of shop could I go to to get this fixed? Any autoshop? What about a cheaper...
  19. clearcoat buffing question

    Car Care RSX
    since the only way to remove swirls is by buffing them out with an electric buffing tool doesn't this harm the clearcoat? i'm sure the results can be astounding, but from what i've searched and studied so far it seems that by using a buffer u are slowly breaking down and removing the clearcoat...
  20. Scratches in clearcoat on rims

    Car Care RSX
    Don't blast me for postin this cuz i did do a search and didn't find an answer to my Q. I gots the a-spec wheels and I clean them weekly along with my car. I use seperate mitt for the wheels and sometimes I use some cleaner to loosen the brake dust on the inside of the wheel with one of those...