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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  • 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:

    ChrisFixChrisFixPred 7 dnevi
    • great job was beautiful !! I would like to buy these products, I'm from Brazil

      fernando navasfernando navasPred 13 urami
    • great job was beautiful !! I would like to buy these products, I'm from Brazil

      fernando navasfernando navasPred 13 urami
    • Hey chris. I was wondering if you could make the video on the high performance throttle body for the drift stang

      Rage quit gameingRage quit gameingPred 17 urami
    • quick question, can I use a Polishing Cloth if I cant access a Buffing Microfiber Pad?

      Shikh AdigozalovShikh AdigozalovPred 20 urami
    • Hey chris do a video on how to install s ps4 gaming console in a SUV

      J Cash JrJ Cash JrPred 23 urami
  • I buy and sell cars, I’m pretty good at restoring cars to a newer look. But you’ve help sharpen my skills. I didn’t know anything about the compound/polish you used but now I’ll try them! Thanks a lot, you’re pretty awesome! God bless and hope you stay clear of Corona! I subscribed also. Take care!

    Andrew MooreAndrew MoorePred 7 urami
  • What did u do to the pinstripes to remove them?

    Jonathan GamberJonathan GamberPred 7 urami
  • Can u do a face reveal

    sarah Astonsarah AstonPred 8 urami
  • Chrisfix When is the turbo install video coming out, we want boost

    Arturo GracianArturo GracianPred 8 urami
  • When you finish the drift stang can you please make a Price list

    Stefan BojovicStefan BojovicPred 8 urami
  • How much of compound/polish/wax does 1 car need?

    Jair Rosas-RoqueJair Rosas-RoquePred 9 urami
  • This is my first time seeing a Chris Fix video, I definitely subscribed and learned a lot! No doubt, I am looking forward to watching more. But I wonder how much Chris ended up selling this SUV for? It easily looks like it could go for 10 times what he paid for it.

    Tao TuhaoTao TuhaoPred 9 urami
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="646">10:46</a> It is what it is

    Luke von BorstelLuke von BorstelPred 9 urami
  • Bruv when are you gonna ad the turbo i really want to see

    Fergar Juega juegosFergar Juega juegosPred 9 urami
  • Thanks for the video, Chris. I have been wanting to do a little touch up on my 07 Yaris. If the results are good, ill give you a shout out. I do have a question about painting my roof. My brother, a few years ago, walked on top of my car's roof and left a few minor impressions. The roof at certain angles looks a little wavey. What do you recommend to smooth out the roof before I prep it for paint?

    Davik BrunsvikDavik BrunsvikPred 9 urami
  • You should make a video on how to paint an entire car using spray paint. maybe on the del sol?

    Michael DellAgostinoMichael DellAgostinoPred 10 urami
  • Nice work

    Roy CervantesRoy CervantesPred 10 urami
  • found this Channel via SLproject recommendations and I am so glad I did, love the tips and tricks and all the information you provide, but most of all I love your upbeat attitude it's fantastic. The upbeat attitude alone made me subscribe.

    NoireNoirePred 10 urami
  • Add the negotiation with dramatic music in the background and you got yourself a tv show

    Brian GarzonBrian GarzonPred 10 urami
  • Can we have a custom speaker install tutorial??? I would love to put custom speakers in my ‘69 Volkswagen Beetle!!!

    HamsterMan ThkHamsterMan ThkPred 10 urami
  • Hey chrisfix april is comming

    Kevin Wilson LeeKevin Wilson LeePred 10 urami
  • New sub. Awesome informative video. Thanks

    thomas dipaolothomas dipaoloPred 10 urami
  • Who saw the nice try getting my email 😂

    David FaggDavid FaggPred 11 urami
  • I have a question. I'm planning to do this to my '93 Subaru legacy. The paint is a metallic gold(beige? I still can't figure it out) and is actually in pretty good shape, would the compound be okay to use or would it be better to just polish and wax? Keep up the great videos!

    R. KiddR. KiddPred 11 urami
  • Awesome job! Thanks so much for posting the video! Very helpful!

    Rodney WoodallRodney WoodallPred 12 urami
  • Amazing!

    Bruno MenjivarBruno MenjivarPred 12 urami
  • Ammo NYC: "What the Christ F*** did you just do?? No Ammo products??? CHRIS!"

    Seb_CanSeb_CanPred 12 urami
  • There is utah..?

    jo Venjo VenPred 12 urami
  • I don't know if you've done this yet but can you do a video on how to get the tint of your car un-bubbly

    BoxgamingBoxgamingPred 12 urami
  • nice video! any tips for hazy etched door windows?

    WokWokPred 13 urami
  • Hey Chris fix can you make a video on overheating car. I have a 2000 Honda Civic Ex automatic, I replaced radiator, cooling sensor, temperature sensor and thermostat and it’s still overheating. I’m not sure what to do now.

    kalok Dongkalok DongPred 13 urami
  • Super brother. i have channel too

    Yummy RecipesYummy RecipesPred 13 urami
  • What about Q&A?

    Adixss666Adixss666Pred 13 urami
  • Thank you so much Chris for these beyond description , artistic works, I benefit and learn a lot really from your vids, I just wanna add here , is there a way I can participate in your job , this is Hassan , a Syrian national living in Lebanon 🇱🇧

    Hassan OmranHassan OmranPred 13 urami
  • Oh by the way I'd like to see your skills of pinstriping

    C HC HPred 13 urami
  • This video was so informative. I just bought a truck with 180k miles hat has been well maintained but could use some paint correction on the roof and this video may have just given me the confidence to tackle that and other projects as well.

    Not The First Kyle JonesNot The First Kyle JonesPred 13 urami
  • Great job

    Jason CarrJason CarrPred 13 urami
  • Wow. I know Chirs is a master mechanic, great at videoing/editing, but never knew he's good at photoshop too :P

    ramtinbs22ramtinbs22Pred 14 urami
  • A-Mazing video as always!! I'm definitely going to try some of this on my car's paint and plastic. Easy fixes to stubborn problems. However, could you possibly, if it's no trouble, dial back the energy from a 14/10 to maybe like 12 or 13/10?

    Chance M.Chance M.Pred 14 urami
  • I love this channel, it's very inspiring to me. Today I went out and did the same to my dad's truck by simply following the steps. I was blown away how it looks like new. We were just gonna paint the truck but now it's all great! Next I'm doing my explorer and motorcycle. Thanks man 👍🏽

    HappyGamersHappyGamersPred 14 urami
  • Hey I wanted to ask you if it is possible to change stick shift in a 78 Ford Bronco to a auto shift

    Josh RickyJosh RickyPred 14 urami
  • Chris can fix any car he just needs..... SOAPY WOODERRRRR

    lomme de grootelomme de grootePred 15 urami
  • Chris hate toyota because it does not breakdown

    Patrick KamPatrick KamPred 15 urami
  • His left hand is legendary

    Azzlack zAzzlack zPred 15 urami
  • Hey Chris thanks for inspiring me to work on cars! I put a bed cap on my truck with my dad it’s very simple thanks for showing me the easiness of doing things

    The gaming PotatoThe gaming PotatoPred 15 urami
  • make a video on how to fix small paint chips in paint

    Brandon LimBrandon LimPred 15 urami
  • When are there gonna be a drift stand video

    Needsmorecowbel LNeedsmorecowbel LPred 16 urami
  • Would you still use primer and clear coat if painting a flat black no shine

    LØSTLØSTPred 16 urami
  • Good video, ive been watching too many AMMONYC videos. Everytime I expected Chris to say something like "now lets use some Ammo Shag on these carpets"..

    Jordan LJordan LPred 16 urami
  • Excellent video!

    John EdmundsJohn EdmundsPred 16 urami
  • 2 words: in credible

    Spo AperSpo AperPred 16 urami
  • Just spent 30 minutes watching someone clean a car... don’t regret it though 😂

    jake lintonjake lintonPred 16 urami
  • ナイス!

    ちいちいPred 16 urami
  • what kind of value does doing all this detailing add to an old car like that

    Michael ElnajamiMichael ElnajamiPred 16 urami
  • DUDE, You are amazing...I can't tell you how much I learned. I'm your newest subscriber. Keep up the terrific work!

    Joel ScottJoel ScottPred 17 urami
  • Dude, you make great content! Love the sponge trick.

    Zack BirminghamZack BirminghamPred 17 urami
  • you are a super star

    bilalkkifybilalkkifyPred 17 urami
  • How to work on your car when it’s cold outside?

    A3A3Pred 17 urami
  • I think you forgot to clay bar😂

    StreetboyzStreetboyzPred 17 urami
  • hey chrisfix is it still possible to buy your keychain? i would love to put one in my car key

    Nicolaj BallingNicolaj BallingPred 17 urami
  • My shookness

    Abraham RoblesAbraham RoblesPred 17 urami

    souless msouless mPred 18 urami
  • Да руки у тебя не из жопы !!!

    Ruslan KravetsRuslan KravetsPred 18 urami
  • Wowowoo

    AtiAtiPred 18 urami
  • Instead of using an expensive ceramic coating on plastics you can get really cheap stuff that's designed for plastics. I use Mothers protectant on my old computers and it works great. I got a nicely sized spray bottle of it for $15 in a store.

    steaker1705steaker1705Pred 18 urami
  • Damn i feel bad ... i looked at your history at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="162">2:42</a> thinking there will be something interesting like porn or something like dat but you searched « regular google search » and « are miata’s really the anwser ? » bro of course the miata is the anwser

    MORA JuanMORA JuanPred 18 urami
  • Thanks for keeping us sane during this pandemic.

    Toufic zeidanToufic zeidanPred 18 urami
  • I actually like calling up the guys who list their car for a dollar and tell em im on my way over with a dollar so get the title ready... if you're insistent enough it pisses em off !!

    CEEAAT !!!CEEAAT !!!Pred 18 urami
  • Unfortunately Facebook took over and killed most of the classified ads. THE FACEBOOK SEARCH FUNCTION SUCKS BALLS!

    Ben DoverBen DoverPred 18 urami
  • Engine explodes... ChrisFix: I've been playing around with ceramic coating on blown engines...

    Randy MagnumRandy MagnumPred 18 urami
  • When is the next driftstang video?

    Antonio LucentiAntonio LucentiPred 18 urami
  • I hope you put some fresh pinstripes on that because that is truly the finishing touch. Fantastic video.

    Dean WoodsDean WoodsPred 18 urami
  • Hey Chris, great video as usual! I was wondering how many days this took you. I was wondering also if you could start mentioning this in all of your videos. It's one thing to see it all edited together in a 30 minute video and it's another to actually do it yourself in real time.

    matrickmatrickPred 19 urami
  • ChrisFix, you're the most inspiring, sweetest, guy I have ever met. I am a child, 11 years old and I work on my mom and dad's cars if they ever break down. My Dad also loves your videos and I just can't believe how far you've gone.

    FinleyTheBettaFinleyTheBettaPred 19 urami
  • It worked great - just saved my Miata faded hardtop just like you said - awesome thank you

    Rami CeroneRami CeronePred 19 urami
  • yet just undo the car meter and for sale ;D

    Krzysiek TannenbergKrzysiek TannenbergPred 19 urami
  • Great job, ChrisFix! Your videos are awesome. Keep up the great work!! 🤙🏼🤙🏼🤙🏼

    Alpha CharlieAlpha CharliePred 19 urami
  • What I would give to have you as my neighbor. I'd literally buy every project car you've finished.

    paulpak1paulpak1Pred 19 urami
  • awesome video! keep safe!

    Passport OverusedPassport OverusedPred 20 urami
  • Hey when I spray the paint it isn’t so smooth it’s more like it sprays drops of paint what can I do?

    Champagne PapiChampagne PapiPred 20 urami
  • What a solid paint correction with no machine...

    DM DetailDM DetailPred 20 urami
  • Hello Chris, can you tell me, please, how to mix the soapy water ? Thanks for your all the infos.

    Vortex 05Vortex 05Pred 20 urami
    • you gotta buy his blinker fluid first

      DM DetailDM DetailPred 20 urami
  • Now that's what I'm talking about good work man!

    Peter KroekerPeter KroekerPred 20 urami
    • that was impressive with no machine

      DM DetailDM DetailPred 20 urami
  • Who came here from chrisfix

    Mauricio SerranoMauricio SerranoPred 20 urami