Introduction: How to Strip Paint From an Auto Body Part

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This video will show you step by step instructions on how to correctly strip paint from an auto body part.

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- Masking tape - P60 sandpaper - P180 sandpaper - Paint stripper - Paintbrush - Scrapper - Polyethylene film

Step 1:

1. First, cover the surrounding areas or simply remove the hood.

Step 2:

2. Use some masking tape and cover the edges of the hood.

Step 3:

3. Roughly sand the surface to strip using a P60 grit sandpaper.

Step 4:

4. Wipe the surface using a shop rag.

Step 5:

5. Spread the paint stripper on the surface using a paintbrush.

Step 6:

6. Cover the hood with polyethylene film.

Step 7:

7. Let sit for a while.

Step 8:

8. Scrape off the residue.

Step 9:

9. And do it all over again! Sand, apply stripper, cover, let sit, scrape, rinse, wipe.

Step 10:

10. Remove the masking tape.

Step 11:

11. Clean the hood using surface cleaner.

Step 12:

12. Use an orbital sander equipped with P180 sandpaper to remove any paint left.

Step 13:

13. That's it!

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