Iam going to do my first paint job on my truck using a 2 stage paint.How long do I have to wait after I shoot the last coat of clear before i can color sand and cut and buff it.?

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theres no sanding when u do a 2 stage paint job,and ull have to wait about 2weeks tobuff the car if it was not baked under heat lamps

u only bake if enamel

modern paint does not require bake

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the color coat goes on before the clear coat

the clear coat is to protect and fill in any bumps in paint such as metal flake paint

bottom line if you clear coat first ,you are wasting your money an your time

you do not sand between color coat and clear coat

sanding will take away the proper effect

clear coat is to finish paint properly

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