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Old 05-30-2016, 07:23 PM
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Clear coat is peeling: what to do?

The clear coat started peeling after a car wash today, in 2 spots, both about as big as a small tootsie roll. Is there anything I can do to repair it, or will it be crazy expensive to go to someone?
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Old 05-31-2016, 01:20 PM
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If it is the actual clearcoat there's not much you can do yourself. You sure it's not just oxidization?
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if the clear coat is peeling them you have paint failure. You can prevent more damage by keeping the area sealed/waxed but the paint will fade and continue to peel as time goes on.

Proper way to fix it is to remove the clearcoat that's failed and reapply, perhaps the base coat of paint too depending on how damaged it is.
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Old 06-16-2016, 01:11 AM
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Not the cheapest but the best and most permanent way to fix it is to repaint and re-clear.
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If you have small areas to repair you can try this method of wet sanding, spraying some computer matched base coat, spraying a coat of 2K activated clear, then wet sand again and polish with compound.

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