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Old 09-23-2019, 01:43 PM   #1
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Filling stone chips before a respray

What is the proper way to fill rock chips on a hood before a respray.

These are chips when a tiny section of clearcoat has come off.

In the past on a similar project I has wet sanded the hole area until smooth but after the respray, I could notice a low spot in the area where the chip once was.

I am guessing I need to fill the hole with someting durable and that hardens (not body filler) and then smooth it out.

What do you guyz recommend?
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Old 01-15-2020, 09:59 PM   #2
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You could sand out the chips all the way down to bare metal, use a highbuild prime, sand out, flat and then prep rust of hood for respray. You might want to use a sealer on the area that was worked so your paint (base coat) and clear won't have any issues.
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