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How much paint do you need for a car?
Last Updated: 18th February, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, how much does a pint of paint cover on a car?
Coverage. One quart of paint will cover about 100to 125 square feet. On an average-sized car (forexample a Ford Taurus) the combined size of the hood and bothfenders will be about 60 to 70 square feet. This means thepaint will definitely cover both the hood and fenderat least once.
Likewise, how long does it take to paint a whole car? Painting a Vehicle Takes Time Some vehicle paint shops boast a turn-aroundtime of three days or less, but in general, you shouldexpect your car to be in the shop for at least a week. Whydoes it take so much time for the car to berepainted? New paint cannot be applied directly to oldpaint.
Similarly, you may ask, how many gallons of paint do I need?
One gallon can of paint will cover up to400 square feet, which is enough to cover a small room, like abathroom. Two gallon cans of paint cover up to 800square feet, which is enough to cover an average size room. This isthe most common amount needed, especially when considering secondcoat coverage.
How much will a can of spray paint cover?
It depends on the surface you're covering, but onaverage it will get you through for 18 to 20 square feet.