In this article we are going to show you how to repair paint damage on a side mirror. The process is simple enough that anyone can do it, and it only takes about 40 minutes.

What you need:


Time required:

40 minutes.

Step 1. Clean & Scuff Panel

After cleaning the affected area with wax and grease remover, scuff it with your scuff pad.

Step 2. Mask Area

Mask off the surrounding areas that you do not want sprayed.

Step 3. Sand Area

Sand the affected area with 220-grit sandpaper, then remove dust with a cleaning towel.

Step 4. Prime Panel

Apply one or two light coats of primer.

Step 5. Paint Panel

Wait 10-15 minutes for the primer to dry, then apply as many light coats of our factory-matched paint as neccessary to cover the primer.

Step 6. Clearcoat Panel

Wait 5-10 minutes for the paint to dry, then apply multiple light coats of clearcoat from a distance of about 8-10 inches.

Step 7. Cleanup

Wait 10 minutes for the clearcoat to dry, remove the masking, and you are ready to go.

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Everything you need to repaint your rocker panel in 40 minutes.

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Everything you need, in one $49.95 kit:

  • Cleaner
  • Sand-paper
  • Scratch-filling putty
  • Color-matching paint
  • Primer
  • Clearcoat

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