Before we can start the paint process, the car must first come in with the damage on it. This car that we will follow has damage on the right front door, right rear door and the rocker panel.
Than we need to repair the damaged areas.
When the repair shop is refinishing a vehicle what is the paint process like?
Here is a picture of the vehicle after the first coat of base is applied. Base coat is the color that is applied to the vehicle. It has no shine and is only applied to give the vehicle its color. This is usually only sprayed over where it’s needed to bring back the vehicles color.
The last stage of the refinish process is the clear coat. Here is an example of the clear coat going on the vehicle:
After it is painted it still needs to be put together.