This is what you do if you want a great paint job: you take the car apart so that paint can get into the nooks and crannies and so that paint does NOT get on the chrome, rubber, windows and other trim parts. Then you fix all of the little dings, dents and gouges. The owner of this 2002 Chrysler 300M takes very good care of his car but the years had taken their toll and up close it had chips, scratches and dings. When we finished, it looked like a new car again.
How's this for a dramatic transformation. Another shop brought this 2010 Chevrolet Camaro to us. They had done most of the repairs but wanted us to paint it. We refinished the whole car with urethane base coat/clear coat paint package.
Today's car is a 1973 Ford Mustang Convertible. It came to us side-swiped and with frame damage. We replaced a quarter panel, fender, door, bumpers, lights, spoilers and lots of chrome. The car is painted Ford "CX" Smokey Grey Metallic in base coat/clear coat with matte black spoilers and rally stripes.