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I'm painting a 1990 T-bird right now. I'm working on the lower panels underneath the door and I'm blending them with the rest of the car instead of being black and starting to rust. I've painted them Oxford White and I'm trying to get it to blend with the paint just above it. Would using a clearcoat help at all?
 

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The Oxford White paint for that year was available in standard paint (single stage) or it came in a base coat clear coat (BCC) there will be a difference between the two products plus there is also the factor of fading that occurs over time. Every painter has their own techniques on how they would do your project but most would blend to a body line or a molding it makes it less noticeable.
 

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So how do I tell the Oxford white with the Basecoat from the one without? And is there anyway to tell which kind was used on my car? I'm definnetly thinkin' of using the line along the lower quarter panel after the door as my divide if I can't find a way to blend the old paint with the new.
 

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92 was the first year for clearcoat Oxford White (YO).
 
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