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Factory Clear-Gloss for repairing damaged paint


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Gloss Clear for repairing peeling paint on your car


Clear Gloss is usually used on metallic paint when cars are manufactured. Some manufacturers still apply non-metallic paints this is also known as the (COB) clear over base procedure. When a scratch occurs in metallic paint there are two types of scratch depths, light scratches that are confined to only the clear layer which can be resolved adequately with just rubbing / polishing compounds and clear gloss. The the other type of scratch where the gloss and the lower paint layers are scratched will need a more lengthy process requiring more procedure and products.

If you already have your paint code and or color name then try the auto Paint Pilot where you can have the concierge service matching the correct repair paint colour products required for the different types of damaged paint on finished Automotive Body Parts, Panels and Trims; this same rule applies for almost all other type of painted vehicles and items such as marine crafts, motorcycle etc, etc. Go to Touchup Colours


Clear Gloss Paint Tips & Tricks

The greatest indicator to identify whether the scratch is confined to the clear gloss coat or not is to apply our touch up paint Clean-up solution and as it cleans and gives a wet look to the repair area making apparent if the scratch is indeed in the color or the clear. If the scratching in the paint is in the clear layer as the clean up solution passes the scratch will momentarily disappear and returning as the clean-up solution dries. You should only use the clear to fix the scratch. The parts of the scratch that did not disappear with the  Clean-up will need to be repaired with additional paint repair products. Note: Gloss Clear may be used on non-metallic paint if the damage is confined to the color coat only. 


Clear Gloss Application Methods

Always apply the factory Automotive clear only where damaged, in other words do not put clear gloss on good paint, insert the product only to the effected area applying it to where the clear has been removed.


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Color Match Guarantee
Automotive Touchup Paint sends original perfectly matched colour from a global paint company that manufactures the paints of Mercedes-Benz and other classic popular brands. (Axalta Group Of Companies - Standox) the company is Globally renowned. The colour that is sent to you is an exact match to your vehicle original paint and if in an extraordinary situation that we find that it is not the exact match you are covered by our exact match guarantee and our business will replace the colour at our cost or provide a refund. Rest assured that by using the exact match genuine auto color provided, along with the complete scratch removal products supplied in the kit will perform the job of removing and/or camouflaging all scratches, paint chips and blemishes as shown in our comprehensive video tutorial, it is highly recommended to all users of our car touch up products that these How To paint & repair video and text Master tutorials be viewed prior to applying any paint products to ensure the outcome is successful. Always test your products in an inconspicuous area before commencing touch up repairs. For recipients of our Automotive touch-up paint products.
  • The vehicle may have had previous paint repairs and an aftermarket paint colour product was used.
  • Your vehicle has faded paint (this is one of the most common occurrences where the paint is not matched exactly, we guarantee to match to the vehicles original paint colour, as you would be aware, fading of paint is common where vehicles have had sun exposure, matching to each individual vehicle based on how much fading has occurred as you would understand is virtually impossible) however, the team at has continually offered their services should you bring your vehicle into the shop to have the colour-matched to the faded paint colour as a courtesy to yourself.
  • Poor application of the paint products. (this is once again a common occurrence if our online video tutorials are not viewed prior to applying the product) .