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I've seen a few cars with flat looking paint. My question is how do they get it and is it hard to clean. One article said that they used a black base the went over it with clear coat plus flattener added. I ask a painter about this and he said that the flattener would look milky. Another article said it was satin. They said to add flattener to the paint. Wouldn't you still have to use clear coat to protect and get a smooth finish? And again would it be hard to clean? the reason I'm asking this is cause I like the flat look. Thanks John
 

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Hi John,
I've had dp90 urethene primer on my chopped Merk for 3 yrs now. It still looks good with repeated washings and the such. When I applied it I added a little more black urethene to make it darker. I also like the look of "black suede" the new term for "hot rod black" Warning: stay away from lacquer primers........they absorb moisture.Don't apply any clear......they will milk out.....
 

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Thanks very much for the info on the paint. One more question.Do you remember the mixture? I'm not a professional painter, but have painted a harley and some small projects. It should be easy to do? Also do you have pictures of you car? Thanks again John
 

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I paint cars for a living and if a flat urethane primer is what you want they now make them in any color you want I deal with sherwin williams they have a 7000 urethane primer you can get in the same basic shade as the topcoat would be
 

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take ppg k36 and add any single stage paint you wan to change the colour from grey then clear coat it with ppg clear that as i flattening agent in it itll look suede
 
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