What is Paint Correction?

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Paint correction is a term that is now commonly used by both professional car detailers and car cleaning enthusiasts worldwide to describe the process of restoring and rejuvenating the paintwork of a vehicle, mostly through the elimination of surface imperfections, that dull, oxidize, or haze the surface by reflecting light off in various directions, therefore detracting from a true and …

Tesla Model Y Production Set to Begin 2020- How to Protect Your Paint When You Get One

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People have started spotting Model Y’s being road tested out in the wild. A good sign that Tesla is gearing up to start production on the Model Y in the coming months. Allegedly consumers will start receiving their orders in the summer of 2020. Having worked on hundreds of Tesla’s over years, from the original Roadster to the latest Model …

UV Damage and How to Prevent it

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UV damage can show in various ways on your vehicle. From fading the paint color to causing the clear coat to crack and peel off. Overtime UV rays weaken the clear coat causing damage that can only be repaired by re-coating or re-painting the vehicle. If your paint fades you might be able to restore it with a full detail. …

Ways to Protect and Preserve Your Vinyl Wrap

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Vinyl wraps are basically a thin colored sticker that is applied to your vehicle. The colors are printed onto the surface on the vinyl, and most do not come with any kind of topcoat. Leaving it completely exposed to the elements. Vinyl is designed to be a temporary addition to a vehicle. To either add stripes or change the color. …

Keeping Your Hotrod or Classic Car Show Ready

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Over time the paint of a vehicle is exposed to UV rays, dirt, rain, and other elemental factors causing the paint to lose it’s original shine and depth, even when garage kept. To try and restore the shine you have to polish and correct the clear coat, slowly over time taking more and more of the clear coat off the …

Ghost Shield’s Standard Paint Protection Package vs Premium Paint Protection Package

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Can you live with the Hood line? This is one main points in deciding between our standard or premium paint protection packages for a lot of our customers. With the standard package, there is a slight line going across the hood and fenders. Granted the paint protection film is about 0.7mm thick, there is still a slightly noticeable line from …

Protecting Your 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

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Chevy has finally announced its long-anticipated new mid-engine Corvette. And whether you get it in Long Beach Red or Rapid Blue you will want to keep it looking fresh off the showroom for years to come. First Editions Will Become Collectors Cars The first generation mid-engine C8 will become one vehicle that you will want to hold onto for a …

Door Cups, Door Edges, and Trunk Guards

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Ever wonder how the area behind yous door handles becomes so scratched and dulled? Or where those mystery chips along your door edge come from? Frustrated because you scratched the paint on the trunk ledge? We have the answers and the solutions for all these problems! Door Cups Nails and rings can cause damage to the area behind the handles. …

Repainted Vehicles and Paint Protection Film

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How long after painting should you wait before installing paint protection film? Typically you should wait 30 days after a vehicle has been repainted before having paint protection film reinstalled. Whether or not the panel is baked, you should still give the paint time to “air out”. You want to give the paint time to release the solvents from the …

Bulk Installations

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What is a bulk installation? A bulk installation is a clear bra install done by using a large sheet of material instead of a pre-cut kit piece. Bulk installations take much longer to install as everything must be hand trimmed. Most installation companies will only do bulk installations when there is no kit available or by customer request. Bulk installations …