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 Daniel DiManna

Audi Exclusive Paint Colors Sell Out for 2021

Audi Exclusive Paint Colors Sell Out for 2021

When it comes to vehicle color, Audi has a unique and fun way of standing out from the crowd. For several years now, the automaker has offered a staggering amount of customizable color options via the Audi Exclusive program. Customers can choose to color their new ride in a wide variety of different, unique ways. […]

 Aaron Widmar

8 Easy Steps to Fix a Minor Car Paint Scratch Yourself

8 Easy Steps to Fix a Minor Car Paint Scratch Yourself

How to use a paint pen at home to easily cover small abrasions

Whether it was caused by a grocery cart in a parking lot or a pebble on the highway, a scratch in your car’s paint can spoil its appearance and make it susceptible to long-term rust. If the damage abundant, it’s a wise idea to contact a body shop to repair the damage. But if it’s […]

 Aaron Widmar

How To Get Sticky Tree Sap Off Car Paint

How To Get Sticky Tree Sap Off Car Paint

Simple solutions to remove pine sap, insect residue, and other gummy brown stains from your vehicle

Parking under the wrong tree during the workday or at a friend’s house can result in your car receiving a splattering of sticky residue across its hood and roof. Whether they’re sap from pine trees or secretions of insect honeydew, these drops can stain your car’s paint and be difficult to remove with just soap […]

 Kyle Johnson

TIL Ford Has a Bird Poop Test for Paint Jobs

TIL Ford Has a Bird Poop Test for Paint Jobs

When do we know for a fact that science has gone too far? Probably when it’s used to develop artificial bird droppings. Lab-developed synthetic bird poop isn’t just a reality; Ford is using it as a way to test the resilience of paint on its vehicles. Where does it all end? The March of Progress: […]

 Morgan Pritchett

Tinashe Painted Her Ferrari and I Have Anxiety About It

Tinashe Painted Her Ferrari and I Have Anxiety About It

The Ferrari California is an iconic vehicle, originally powered by a front-mounted 4.3-liter V8 engine. Its name was somewhat of a revival of the late-1950s Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder and 1960s 365 California, the latter of which you may recognize from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The modern iteration made its debut in 2008 and, […]

 DeAnn Owens

2021 Chevrolet Suburban Features Nine Exterior Paint Choices

2021 Chevrolet Suburban Features Nine Exterior Paint Choices

The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban, a well-equipped, large, family-friendly hauler, will feature a choice of nine colors for the exterior. Star Status: Chevy Suburban earns Hollywood Star You can go classic and light with Satin Steel Metallic, Empire Beige Metallic, Summit White, or Iridescent Pearl Tricoat. Go bold and dark with Black, Graywood Metallic, Midnight Blue […]

 Kimiko Kidd

What are the Rarest Exterior Paint Colors for Cars?

What are the Rarest Exterior Paint Colors for Cars?

White, silver, and black vehicles are common sights on our roadways. However, there’s a whole spectrum of paint colors we rarely see. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the rarest car colors, and speculate about a few reasons that subdued hues rule the road. Add a Little Color to Your Life: Shop for […]

 Aaron Widmar

What’s the Difference Between Metallic & Pearl Car Paint?

What’s the Difference Between Metallic & Pearl Car Paint?

Picking the right color for your new car is a big decision — you want to choose a hue that matches your personal style. While you’re deciphering the fancy paint colors (bearing strangely exotic names like “sunset coral,” “Moroccan oyster,” and “gunpowder slate”), you also need to consider the finish. Many automakers now offer paint […]

 DeAnn Owens

Automotive Color Report Reveals White Still Top Exterior Paint Choice of Drivers

Automotive Color Report Reveals White Still Top Exterior Paint Choice of Drivers

Drivers from around the world — North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Africa (EMEA) — are in agreement. White, or some version of it, is still the top choice of exterior paint color for their cars, according to the BASF Color Report 2019 for Automotive OEM Coatings. What Does Your Car Say About You? The […]

 The News Wheel

What Types of Spray Paint Can You Use On Your Car?

What Types of Spray Paint Can You Use On Your Car?

This article is sponsored by MyPaintSprayer. If you want to change the look of the car by repainting it, knowledge of spray paints is essential. Using a paint intended for the house to paint a car will ruin your vehicle. Hence, proper spray paint for a car, such as automotive paint, is the best choice. […]

 The News Wheel

5 Things to Consider When Repainting Your Car

5 Things to Consider When Repainting Your Car

This article is sponsored by Maler Painting Services. Vehicles are painted to help prevent rust, but there’s also a visual appeal to their exterior color. Car paint comes in variety of distinctive colors and wraps, and can be customized in all sorts of ways. Whether your car’s clear coat is peeling or if it has […]

 The News Wheel

Ford Craiova Paint Shop Cuts Water Use by 60 Percent

Ford Craiova Paint Shop Cuts Water Use by 60 Percent

Thanks to innovative processes and outside-of-the-box thinking, Ford’s Craiova Paint Shop has cut water use by 60 percent, making it the most efficient of the automaker’s European manufacturing sites. The Ford Craiova Paint Shop is responsible for putting the finishing touches on the EcoSport and all-new Puma. Making the World a Cleaner Place: Ford offers […]

 The News Wheel

How to Decide on a Garage Floor Paint

How to Decide on a Garage Floor Paint

Fall can be a great season for home renovation projects. If you’re blessed with the luxury of a garage, maybe your next goal is to give it a thorough clean and improve its organization this season. The garage floor can be an overlooked area when it comes to transforming this area — but it doesn’t […]

 The News Wheel

Painted-On Mustang Shelby GT500 Racing Stripes Cost $10K

Painted-On Mustang Shelby GT500 Racing Stripes Cost $10K

While we eagerly await the launch of a 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 configurator that’ll let us build our ideal 760-horsepower monsters, we do know how much you can expect to pay for one. Ford last month confirmed that the most powerful street-legal car it’s ever made will start at $73,995, including a $1,095 destination fee […]

 Aaron DiManna

Six Degrees of Separation: 15th Century Dutch Paintings to Abraham Lincoln

Six Degrees of Separation: 15th Century Dutch Paintings to Abraham Lincoln

Hieronymus Bosch and Abraham Lincoln are connected, and the Lincoln Town Car is the thread

 The News Wheel

How Much Does it Cost to Paint Your Car?

How Much Does it Cost to Paint Your Car?

Whether your vehicle’s exterior paint is starting to chip and fade, or you simply want to give it a vibrant facelift, painting your vehicle can be a worthwhile investment. Discover some factors that will influence the cost of your vehicle’s paint job — and get some estimates for what you might have to pay for […]

 Kimiko Kidd

April Fools’ Day Lunacy: BMW Lunar Paint

April Fools’ Day Lunacy:  BMW Lunar Paint

Gullible gearheads looking to go green might be excited by this BMW April Fools’ Day stunt. On April 1, the Bavarian automaker announced a looney new innovation: BMW Lunar Paint that can charge an electric vehicle using moonbeams. Pick a Winner: Why BMW Beats Mercedes Moonbeam-powered cars sound like something straight out of “Care Bears” […]

 The News Wheel

How to Protect Your Car’s Paint Job

How to Protect Your Car’s Paint Job

Whether you’re looking to keep your daily driver looking spiffy or you want to preserve your dream machine, it’s likely you’ll need to know how to maintain your car’s paint job. And it’s not just about vanity — a well-manicured finish helps bolster your car’s resale value. So here’s a look at five ways to […]

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