Scratches w/ different color paints

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Pospodo, Aug 12, 2002.

  1. Pospodo

    Pospodo came for the pron but stayed for teh lulz

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    Black cars seem to be the worst when it comes to scratches and white cars seem to be the best in hiding them. What about metallic colors like silver? Does the fact that it is metallic make it easier for scratches to show up or does it only depend on how light the color is?
     
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    I have a metallic silver, and I do have a few scratches here and there, you can barely notice it. My car's almost 5 years old, and my Dad's 2 year old black paint looks all fucked up...
     
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    ok, cool, so i guess just the lighter the shade, no matter if it is metallic or not, the better it holds up to scratches
     
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    Correct. It's not a matter of the paint being more durable, simply the fact that the eye doesn't notice it as quickly.
     
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    I have silver metallic, it does help hide scratches.
     

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