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Automotive Paint Guide (Part 1): Paint Supply Essentials You Need for a DIY Paint Job

EDITOR’S NOTE: We have decreed April as “paint month” here at OnAllCylinders. As such, we’ve worked with the folks at Summit Racing to create a series of video guides for DIY automotive paint. These are not how-to videos–we’ll have a few of those for you in the coming months. These videos are designed to help you make wise choices as you gather paint, primer, and supplies for your project.

Think of this video as a checklist.

In this Quick Flicks video, you’ll get a rundown of the accessories you’ll want on-hand for a professional-looking paint job. We’re not talking about the main tools you’ll be using–paint guns and abrasives will be covered in a separate post. Rather, this post will cover the things you may not immediately think about but will definitely need. Things like:

Unsure of how much paint and primer you actually need to buy? Use this Paint Volume Guide from Summit Racing’s tech experts.

Check out the video for the full rundown.

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