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Can I restore old paint on a classic car?

I want to repair some paint chips on my car but the paint on the car is faded and the new paint is different. Can I restore the old paint?

Asked on 23 July 2019 by David Taylor

Answered by Keith Moody
The answer to this really depends on how big the chips are and how long they've been there. Yes, it is possible to repair small paint chips that have exposed bare metal - but if the chip is too big or the metal exposed has rusted then it's going to be very difficult. Your local paint specialist will be able to mix up a small pot of touch up paint that should match your existing colour.
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