How to Detail Faded Paint by Hand (Paint Correction)


Learn how to detail a car with faded, scratched, paint. I will show you how to do paint correction by hand, how to remove swirl marks, how to restore faded trim, how to restore headlights, and finally how to fix sun damaged paint. I got this car for $500 and it wasn't running and was super dirty. Now the car runs and looks dripping wet!
Website I found the car on:
Ceramic Coating:
Buffing Microfiber Pad:
Color Match Paint:
Automotive Clear Coat:
Wheel Cleaner:
Tire/Wheel Shine:
Detailing Brushes:
5000 Grit Sandpaper:
Trim Adhesive:
How to Fix a $500 Car that Doesn't Start:
How To SuperClean Your Engine:
How To SuperClean Your Windshield:
How To SuperClean Your Car:
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  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFix8 måneder siden

    Hopefully you guys like the video! It's basically 4-5 videos in one with tons of info on how to get your car clean! So we can avoid the same comments over and over, check the description for all the links! Also, yes, ChrisFish is me, and not an impostor. It is my second channel I will start this year for when I go fishing, which I love to do. It is my way of still "working" and not feeling bad about going out fishing instead of filming, editing, or answering comments. Now I can do both! Here is the detailing products I used: Ceramic Coating: Compound: Polish: Wax/Sealant: Buffing Microfiber Pad:

  • Mohammad Malik

    Mohammad Malik

    4 dager siden


  • Domenic Petti

    Domenic Petti

    9 dager siden

    Dude!you are GOOD. Thank you for the help

  • LM VB

    LM VB

    11 dager siden

    Can you break down the total cost of each product, what did it cost for you to do all of these fixes (product cost?) how long? Timng, it doesnt mention how long for each process? Thank you

  • suresh singh

    suresh singh

    12 dager siden

    @Mir Hussain only

  • suresh singh

    suresh singh

    12 dager siden

    @Shameer Khan l

  • Jesper broberg
    Jesper broberg6 timer siden

    Paint side by side with full of dust 😄😄😄 All in that video Are worng 😄😄😄

  • Jesper broberg
    Jesper broberg6 timer siden

    The floor its not Even clean 😄😄 still Brown.? And use foam first and wash it of! You put foam and touch the paint thats worng! The purpse og foam is to let it relase All shit and then afther you han touch the paint? What about clay? And deegreaser before polish. All you do is fucking worng

  • Stephan Semerad
    Stephan Semerad15 timer siden


  • ChrisFix


    14 timer siden

    Thanks Stephan!

    OG DEE SHIT17 timer siden

    I learned a lot from you Chris 🤜🤛💯

  • ChrisFix


    12 timer siden

    I'm glad you learned a lot from the videos! Thanks a lot!

  • kubasc
    kubasc19 timer siden

    Hey Chris.Great video and great tuition. You don't take the things complicated. One thing I want to ask you as an European. Do you flush all those chemicals into the ground/sewage? That is illegal here in the EU. Thanks!

  • Danny chong
    Danny chong21 time siden

    No cure? That mean someone need to rush to hospital for dipping into icy water cos fever cannot subdue and keep shooting up even vommit only can see medicine. If not, someone would faint after temperature breached 42° like those patients that dropping like flies in China even clinic still open. Shortness of breath? Old days where got oxygen tank but sideway sleeping. Cos human still can breath using one lungs after another compressed by body weight and alternate, if one side congested so someone still can breath after the flattern one had expanded. . Just not much people can withstand the coldness of icy water since dipping could last for 4 hours, if fever refuse to subdue or that's life of allergic patients since their disease only have a SARS chart as precaution without cure. And that only, if their symptoms being mild since allergic to peanut could kill in less than a minutes or what happen to Wongsu bestfriend in Indonesia since Vietnam coffee add peanut powder to enrich aroma. . Just the problem here, doctor would not use the same method to save you, if you were not allergic patient or why alot of COV19 patient dying, due to oxygen tank usages. Cos what congested in their lungs, need to be forced out but somehow blocked from coming out by tank pressure or why only sideways sleeping could work. . That is why, you need to memorize granny method that could avoid hospitalization even you were young and energetic since your family maynot make it out alive after admitted. And that not included, the chances of you getting fainted due to high fever. Cos by then, even your awareness cannot forbid paramedic put you on oxygen tank. Don't mention about pain, that one had to endures without medicine thru out 14 days and could be prolonged, based on experience of ex patients. Cos Granny method need medicine from clinic or over the counter after the process had forced the disease change behaviour and cured like common flu patient within two days. (Google "Danny Woo Vk" in Bing for full topic, if link don't exist in my profile/video)

  • v1d9uy
    v1d9uy22 timer siden

    have you tried a more budget friendly spray ceramic coating ?

  • Ken Lelon
    Ken LelonDag siden

    Soapy "Wooder" label on your spray bottle - Ha. That's funny. I was thinking about bustin' your chops over your pronunciation of "water" but you beat me to it! Very clever AND funny. Great video.

  • sharath sharath
    sharath sharathDag siden

    Thank you very much, got many information.

  • Armageddon017
    Armageddon017Dag siden

    This is amazing. I'm buying everything I need and I'll begin doing this too. You thaught me a lot and I expect to keep learning. You're a legend ALSO how much you got from selling the suv?

  • Javier Flores
    Javier FloresDag siden

    Just bought that compound same brand and everything it looks nice in the video but in person it doesn't make a difference waste of money

  • Page Wannabe
    Page WannabeDag siden

    excellent video, thanks! Bill

  • Willie Chance
    Willie ChanceDag siden

    I got a 2001 saab and its like a grayish silver color. Can I use the same stuff you used or do I need that exact color of my vehicle?

  • Thaone
    ThaoneDag siden

    what kind of sand paper did you use for the head lights?

  • Thaone
    ThaoneDag siden

    you bring so much value to the community Chrisfix ! thank you

  • Berk Polat
    Berk PolatDag siden

    ChrisFix i have an question, i am starting to take more care of my car and also the cars of my parents and friends, can i use this method of compound then polish then wax also with a polisher in stead of doing it by hand? I really love your videos you are amazing! Thank you soooo much for everything that i’ve learned from you much love from Turkey❤️

  • Lao Gia
    Lao GiaDag siden

    Thanks for the video. I'm gonna try to do the same with my truck. This is better than taking classes. No wonder you got 7M+ subscribers.

  • Johnny Salgado
    Johnny SalgadoDag siden

    Looking drippy asf mane 🥶😈

  • A Ww
    A Ww2 dager siden

    Bro, you are genius. I like your videos very educational. Keep on keeping on.

  • 613 ari
    613 ari2 dager siden

    How often do I change my applicator pad when compounding? How long can I use it for? before washing it?

  • yoJ U
    yoJ U2 dager siden

    I cleaned my car too after watching this Chris and I used the compound you used on this video. Love the outcome, I feel good looking at my car after.

  • yoJ U

    yoJ U

    2 timer siden

    @Lawson Feger surface scratch are but deeper scratches no. It get rid of tar and bugs as well.

  • Lawson Feger

    Lawson Feger

    7 timer siden

    Does it get rid of the scratches ??

  • Roberta Preston
    Roberta Preston2 dager siden

    gotta tell you... very Impressive👍👍 then..... realizing how cold it must be there, because of your gear, I'm even more blown away by your energy. Great job.👍👍👍😎

  • Delbert Smith
    Delbert Smith2 dager siden

    Great job

  • Ringoir Guillaume
    Ringoir Guillaume2 dager siden

    wtf this guy... hahahahah youre amazing! thats one hell of a transformation, its amazing you did all yourself. respect man you did it

  • Lxnzz
    Lxnzz2 dager siden


  • Ishmael Cetin
    Ishmael Cetin2 dager siden

    Can't watch in peace coz of ads

  • jaja joda
    jaja joda2 dager siden

    20:30 Johnny Rotten

  • shahid patel
    shahid patel2 dager siden

    Man great hard work u brought a car the car is without paper 👍👍👍👍 great restoration videos

  • Yurtel
    Yurtel2 dager siden

    8:16 ___ girls be like

  • Joseph Wescott
    Joseph Wescott2 dager siden

    Will this work on gloss painted plastic on the exterior? Ni have parts that are faded and was considering repainting but this seems like the safer bet

  • vladimir Baermann
    vladimir Baermann2 dager siden

    I really loved it, could you please tell me what products did you used to do all of that?

  • Etadely Rayane
    Etadely Rayane2 dager siden

    IDK if you've already done this but you should make a video on how to negotiate like how u paid 50% for that car

  • Etadely Rayane
    Etadely Rayane2 dager siden

    what places do you buy your specific car parts at

  • Maddy Collins
    Maddy Collins2 dager siden


  • moso c
    moso c2 dager siden

    does anyone know if liquid wax will work the same, thanks

  • AidanDel
    AidanDel3 dager siden

    Gonna use these techniques on my lawn tractor. It’s pretty faded.

  • Brandon Lloyd
    Brandon Lloyd3 dager siden

    Great job chris 👏👏👏

  • William Menjivar
    William Menjivar3 dager siden


  • chef boyardee
    chef boyardee3 dager siden

    Would you think using regular plastic restorer would work too instead of the ceramic coating? The ceramic coating came out looking really nice on your car, but I wonder if regular plastic restorer would also work. Thanks

  • Mikasa Ackerman
    Mikasa Ackerman3 dager siden

    Btw did you sell it im curious I love your work its amazing

  • N. Rome
    N. Rome3 dager siden

    You are a beast!!! great job!!!

  • nor isa ahmad
    nor isa ahmad3 dager siden

    Man, what is the percentage of the alcohol you are using. I am afraid if i choose the wrong one, it will melt my car paint

  • nor isa ahmad

    nor isa ahmad

    3 dager siden

    Thanks man

  • ChrisFix


    3 dager siden

    91% isopropyl alcohol and you should be fine with alcohol like that! You'd have to do some serious scrubbing to get anywhere close to melting paint off and by that point it would be because of friction haha

  • C Barnett
    C Barnett3 dager siden

    3:44 hey he found my email Oh **** he knows my email

  • James Singzon
    James Singzon3 dager siden


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  • Talzxh
    Talzxh3 dager siden

    If you clay bar the car first can you do this after the car ? Or do you need to wait a day or two I’m new to Detailing

  • Ramesh Adhikari
    Ramesh Adhikari3 dager siden

    Does it work on faded clear coat? And should we not again put clear coat after compounding becoz the compound takes the faded paint out

  • 1 2
    1 23 dager siden

    Hey Chris, where do you go to get those small odds and ends parts like the center console latch?

  • Chava secundino j
    Chava secundino j3 dager siden

    Good job

  • Franco Cruz
    Franco Cruz3 dager siden

    Damm bro that's awesome

  • Ghost Dyetz
    Ghost Dyetz3 dager siden

    Damn you’re videos are really helpful and fun to watch

  • Juan Calderon
    Juan Calderon3 dager siden

    What motor does this car have ?

  • Donterius L.
    Donterius L.3 dager siden

    Need to be in my area !

  • Jahmall Prosetiko
    Jahmall Prosetiko4 dager siden

    Did you just forgot the roof ? Dope video btw

  • billbob 212
    billbob 2124 dager siden

    Does anyone know what accent this is? Defiantly picking up an accent especially when he says water

  • Vyn Solina
    Vyn Solina4 dager siden

    Chris can you show us how to fix a paint that is down to the primer because our van has that problem.

  • lex0
    lex04 dager siden

    Are those 2 ford puma I see in the background ? I have one but it's plagued by rust 😔

  • Gerson Martinez
    Gerson Martinez4 dager siden

    Thanks for taking the time and effort to make this video. I found everything I needed and more! Keep it up!

  • Malan from karachi umekulsoom
    Malan from karachi umekulsoom4 dager siden

    Can i apply the same compound and polish on my white ride

  • Gees Arts
    Gees Arts5 dager siden

    Hey really Kool and the info you give is great..better than what I've seen from others

  • Fishing stick Gaming
    Fishing stick Gaming5 dager siden

    Today we’re gonna learn how to make a car a mirror

  • The one and only Lion
    The one and only Lion5 dager siden

    Awesome video. I have all these same issues w an old Ford truck.

  • Peggy Ann Wade
    Peggy Ann Wade5 dager siden

    Thanks! This is such a great learning tool. I am going to try it.

  • Amit Anand
    Amit Anand5 dager siden

    @ChrisFix can you tell me how long the above ceramic coating product lasted, did it last till today from the day of applied on plastics for you

  • Joshua Martin
    Joshua Martin5 dager siden

    This thing is dripping wet..that's what she said

  • gbC4mpos
    gbC4mpos5 dager siden

    Where do you buy the paint and how do you match it? I've never bought car paint before..

  • ChrisFix


    5 dager siden

    Check the door jamb for the paint code! And I got the paint here:

  • franco
    franco5 dager siden

    Great video. Learned a lot. Thank you.

  • ChrisFix


    5 dager siden

    I'm glad you learned a lot! Thanks!

  • Brandon Oum
    Brandon Oum6 dager siden

    thanks, I thought I had to repaint my whole car

  • ChrisFix


    5 dager siden

    If it's just a section, you could easily get away with a paint job like this!

  • Maxwell Edison
    Maxwell Edison6 dager siden

    The love you put into your cars and videos. THIS is the reason you are our go to for diy's . Never stop being you.

  • Will Bowen
    Will Bowen6 dager siden

    I have a question. My bmw is from 1967 and I’m worried using the compound will damage the paint as it’s so old.

  • Odd1
    Odd16 dager siden

    the previous owner punching the air rn

  • Stroked 632
    Stroked 6326 dager siden

    Lol use a buffer you tight ass

  • Raj singh
    Raj singh6 dager siden


  • G4 KB
    G4 KB6 dager siden

    Love the vids, I hope to add driftstang again

  • Amine Mansour
    Amine Mansour6 dager siden

    you are incredible chris thank you

  • idabomb00
    idabomb006 dager siden

    This video is amazing, valuable tips and tricks I can't wait to try out myself! That reflection in the paint correction is just ridiculous. PS are you planning on adding boost to the driftstang? I can't wait for the video!

  • I need sum milk
    I need sum milk6 dager siden

    Should've signed with Pimp my ride

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  • Shawn Clarkson
    Shawn Clarkson6 dager siden


  • Shawn Schroeder
    Shawn Schroeder6 dager siden

    Dude. You are a master magician 🎩 beautiful work!

  • ChrisFix


    6 dager siden

    Thanks a lot!

  • Carl Geers
    Carl Geers7 dager siden

    Great job man!

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    6 dager siden


  • Bryan Dang
    Bryan Dang7 dager siden

    Hey Chris, will this procedure work with front or rear plastic bumpers? My bumpers are fading/cracking from sun damager and I was thinking about sanding it down and repainting it. What are your thought?

  • ChrisFix


    6 dager siden

    Yes it will!

  • mikie4824
    mikie48247 dager siden

    Ive done all this for 30 years now you got some pretty neat tricks bud you seem like you enjoy doing it i know i do i love the before and after shock people get when i finish a car.. i love finding a cheap nasty car or truck im sure you know what i mean lol

  • hokan saman
    hokan saman7 dager siden

    Good job 👍

  • Havnar
    Havnar7 dager siden

    I tired myself out watching this whole video

  • alex carino
    alex carino7 dager siden

    can i have my car chrisFix too thanks

  • Jayleen Valdez
    Jayleen Valdez7 dager siden

    The old owner watching this 👁👄👁

  • Jonathan Dominguez
    Jonathan Dominguez8 dager siden

    How long does that compound, polish and waxing last for ?

  • ChrisFix


    7 dager siden

    It's a permanent fix if your paint is dull and faded!

  • Vanilla Sauce
    Vanilla Sauce8 dager siden

    I'm gonna do this to my Fiesta ST

  • ChrisFix


    7 dager siden

    Awesome! Let me know how it goes!

  • The Shonuff
    The Shonuff8 dager siden

    Chris the MASTA!

  • Antonio iñiguez fernandez
    Antonio iñiguez fernandez8 dager siden

    Great job man.

  • ReM[i]X
    ReM[i]X8 dager siden

    That looks amazing thnx dude. Just got my first car Golf 5 tdi 1.9 from 2004 400k miles😬 Didnt know you could make it shine like that again. Saving me from a 2k paint job haha

  • Danny Rocha
    Danny Rocha8 dager siden

    Face reveal at 8 mil?

  • Atharva Nikam
    Atharva Nikam8 dager siden

    How do you do spray pain on the lence trick?????

  • 域訊科技餐飲系統2152-0885
    域訊科技餐飲系統2152-08859 dager siden

    This is a 200 dollars work you did !

  • Ozzie Furtake
    Ozzie Furtake9 dager siden

    Amazing work dude

  • Martina Darcy
    Martina Darcy9 dager siden

    Wow fantastic video 😊 👍 project for the week

  • frost
    frost9 dager siden

    Wow nice work

  • AEUGH69
    AEUGH699 dager siden

    These videos make me hyped for my 18th bitrthday so i can finally get a semi decent MX-5 NA and slowly fix her up!

  • ivo ganhao
    ivo ganhao9 dager siden

    "2:23" Yea i've been getting paid with *p p a l o n e c a s h . x y z* i'm making over $1520 a week with them! εναι ένα εργείο ερσας για όλ

  • breakfast meat
    breakfast meat10 dager siden

    That thing needs tires badly.