Help I spray painted my car now it looks awful

John Smith

Asked by Oct 27, 2014 at 08:58 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Car Customization

Okay so me being an Idiot tried to fix a scratch on my front hood and got carried away and sprayed to much now my car looks dull and the shine is gone and you can see where I spray painted how can I remove the spray paint or anyway I can make it better I used dupli acrylic enamel multi purpose.

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My advice is take it to a professional body shop.


2 questions How much of the car did you paint? What is your budget?

John Smith

I painted the whole hood


Take it to a body shop. $250-$350. you are looking great again


Agree. You need professional help. Depending on what you used to paint the hood, you may be able to wash it off again with a mild solvent and start over. Most spray bomb paints, if that's what you used, are very low quality and can be removed easily, but BE CAREFUL. Test the solvent you use on the underside of the trunk lid to make sure it won't attack the factory paint and make the situation worse.

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