Painting A 1989 Chevy S10 - Low-Buck Paint, High-Class Look Photo Gallery
1. After the primer flashed off, a dust coat of black spray paint was applied as a guidecoat. This helps the technician see if there are any minor high or low spots in the panel. The key to blocking is to sand off the guidecoat with 320-grit paper in an alternating X-pattern. If the previous bodywork is good, the guidecoat will sand off without breaking through to bare metal.