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Eliminating rust before painting

Steel exposed to damp air begins to rust in minutes. If there is any rust on it when it is painted, the rust will spread under the paint. Read more

Painting a car

Small chips and blemishes are best repaired with a can of touch-in paint and a brush. For larger jobs, use an aerosol spray. If possible, work in a dry, warm, dustless but well ventilated atmosphere. Read more

Smoothing out a dent

The best way to treat a dent is to raise the metal almost to its original level, then to level the surface with a thin layer of plastic body filler. You can do this with most of the plastic filler kits available. Read more

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