Originally Posted by mike69
I have a question about painting my car. I recently asked about what type of paint I should use on my engine compartment and (I think) single stage acrylic urethane was recommended. If I go with this how do I blend it with the BC/CC I plan to use for the body? This car was painted from the factory with the fenders in place, which means part of the fender would be painted with the engine comparment. How do I meet the two different types of paint and still make it look good?
You have to as yourself more than one question;
1- is it solid?
If solid, I'd go with single-stage for the whole job. As clear over solid colors tend to get a "milky" look in a couple of years.
If metalic, then Base/Clear, will result in a much better job.
Now if you have secondary colors, flames, or stripes, I'd run with base/clear, as you can shoot more than one color per day, and bury the edges under clear.
The way I see it, It's blurry.