UGH! Causes of Peeling Paint From New Paint Jobs WHAT! 😳

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Hey, it’s Tony here from LearnAutoBodyAndPaint with another Q&A video and today’s topic is Causes of Peeling Paint From New Paint Jobs. We have this question from VIP Cole.

“Hey, Tony, I’ve been very curious about when a new paint job is done. A friend painted his truck for the first time and asked me to do wet sand and polish. When we apply regular painter’s tape and peel it off, the corner of the fenders paint came off with the paint. What causes that? It seems it’s just on the edges of the panel or hood. Can it be that he didn’t sand the edges or not enough paint? Thanks”.

If you weren’t able to scuff and sand around your panels before painting, the paint will not stick properly and have that peeling. I recommend you sand with 400-grit sandpaper so you’ll have enough tooth in your paint for the new paint to stick. 

This is a very good grit to paint over and what I’ve been using for over 20 years now.  I never had issues using it. 600 to 800-grit is too fine for brand new fresh paint. 400-grit is what I use to achieve amazing paint jobs. 

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