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Restore Hot Wheels Car

baremetalHW shows how to restore a toy Hot Wheels car that was spoilt with a dreadful paint job.

He shows how to remove the old paint job, restore the metal through sanding, electro-plating, polishing, and re-painting. Also how to re-paint, apply decals, and apply replacement after-market windscreen and wheels.


It's amazing to see the change.

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  1. To prevent paint from spreading to previously unpainted portions of the vehicle, proper painting techniques include masking certain regions. The paint booth must include a downdraft system with floor exhaust blowers to remove paint particles from unwelcome areas of the vehicle. The suction action of a downdraft system removes any floating debris. Paint, solvents and other shop materials may be saved by using an appropriate ventilation system in a paint booth.

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