How do I get exact paint to match my car?

Mix the paint until you get the exact color you need: start with the variations in lightness and darkness and adjust the hue until it matches. Always blend the color to achieve a color match. Even if the color looks close enough, blend it!

What kind of paint is Dupli Color Perfect Match?

acrylic lacquer aerosol
Perfect Match Premium Automotive Paint Dupli-Color® Perfect Match® Premium Automotive Paint is an easy-to-use, high-quality, fast-drying, acrylic lacquer aerosol paint specially formulated to match the exact color of the original factory applied coating.

Do you need primer with Duplicolor?

It depends on your surface. If it’s bare metal, an etching primer is best. When painting my motorcycle last year with duplicolor metal specs, I primed with duplicolor filler primer sanded it then used duplicolor primer sealer. After painting I used duplicolor clear engine enamel and finished with a wet sand and buff.

Do you sand spray paint before clear coat?

Wet-sand the base coat before starting the clear coat. Wet sanding makes the surfaces smoother. Once the base coat is smooth and clean, start spraying on about three to four layers of clear coat. Do not scuff the base coat beforehand.

Is it hard to match paint on a car?

matching automotive paint is much harder than the average person understands. Silver and other similar metallic paints are the hardest paints for a body shop to match. The reason for this is because they are light colors and contain a high content of metallic flakes that give it that “bright” appearance in full sun.

Is Dupli Color lacquer or enamel?

Dupli-Color® Hi-Build Fleet Coating is a high-solids enamel paint that provides superior coverage and durabil…

Does Dupli Color paint have clear coat in it?

Dupli-Color® 1K Clear is a high-performance clear coat recommended for use over most any Dupli-Color product for added protection, appearance and performance.

Who makes duplicolor paint?

Today Dupli-Color is a division of the Sherwin-Williams Company, and benefits from the parent company’s large technical staff and ISO 9000 lab. There, new coating technologies are constantly being developed to produce and market innovative new products making Dupli-Color Auto Paint the number one choice on the market.

How do you match paint?

Finding a Match with an App Download a paint-matching app if you can’t take a sample. Scan your paint in natural lighting for the best result. Test the paint in an inconspicuous area to make sure it’s a good match. Purchase or borrow a color scanner for a more precise match.

What is engine enamel?

They are specially formulated to withstand corrosion, rust, salt spray, chemicals and additives of today’s gasoline blends and degreasers. VHT 550°F (288°C) Engine Enamels™ are a unique blend of urethane and ceramic resins, which produce a tough and long-lasting finish for engines, engine accessories or wherever a tough,…

How do you match a paint color?

An easy way to match an existing wall color is to take the original can of paint to the store where you purchased it. If the identifying paint label is still attached to the can, the paint store can easily re-create the hue. Without a label, the store can still mix a matching paint for you by obtaining the required color formula through other ways.