How To Paint Your Car: Revised & Updated by Dennis W. ParksHow To Paint Your Car: Revised & Updated by Dennis W. Parks

How To Paint Your Car: Revised & Updated

byDennis W. Parks

Paperback | June 17, 2013

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How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You’ll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, surface prep, site prep, as well as respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know.
With step-by-step detail, you’ll learn how to properly prepare your car for paint work, including minor bodywork, surface preparation, rust removal, masking, priming and final coating. How to Paint Your Car also includes information about custom touches and effects as well as how to care for your paint after application, including information on buffing compounds, waxes, and other care products. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable and confident in undertaking your own paint project, whether a touch-up job or a complete respray, is covered in How to Paint Your Car.
Dennis W. Parks has written several best-selling how-to books for the Motorbooks Workshop series, including How to Paint Your Car, How to Build a Cheap Hot Rod, Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide, and The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair. Parks' personal projects currently include a complete buildup of a 1955 Chevy pickup truck...
Title:How To Paint Your Car: Revised & UpdatedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10.75 × 8.38 × 0.5 inPublished:June 17, 2013Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760343888

ISBN - 13:9780760343883

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Automotive Painting Defined
Chapter 2 Automotive Paint Chemistry
Chapter 3 Supporting Products
Chapter 4 Tools, Materials, and Safety
Chapter 5 Surface Preparation
Using Paint Stripper on Small Jobs
Mixing and Applying Body Filler
Applying and Sanding Primer-Surfacer
Chapter 6 Masking
How to Tape and Mask Windows and Windshields
Chapter 7 Paint Application
Chapter 8 Extra Details
Laying Out and Painting Scallops
Applying Vinyl Adhesive Graphics
Chapter 9 Part Replacement and Assembly
Reinstalling Door Glass
Chapter 10 Keeping the Shine
Touching Up Your Vehicle’s Paint
Chapter 11 Painting Other Parts and Components
Painting Wheels
Repainting a Vehicle (Start to Finish)
Appendix I: Vehicle Painting Checklist
Appendix II: Fiberglass Body/Body Component Preparation Checklist