Dep-O Magazine

Bodger’s Guide to Repairing Clearcoat Car Paint

We take our usual on the cheap approach to repairing clearcoat car paint which has fallen prey to the dreaded lacquer peel.

You’ve all seen cars where the clearcoat has started to crumble away – or in some cases, fall off in sheets – and we thought there must be a way to get this Mazda Eunos’ (aka MX-5 aka Miata) clearcoat car paint looking OK again (please note, we’re not saying concours finished, or shine forever durable…).

So we broke out the wet ’n’ dry and the rattle cans.

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