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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  1. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix9 kun oldin

    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:

  2. Mithfu99 Playstation 4

    Mithfu99 Playstation 4Kun oldin

    What about a 1978 square body? Amos- mithfu99

  3. Tyler Mcname

    Tyler McnameKun oldin

    Where do you find parts like the center console latch and the door handle trim stuff

  4. Palemon Martinez

    Palemon MartinezKun oldin


  5. Palemon Martinez

    Palemon MartinezKun oldin


  6. Ali’s Life

    Ali’s LifeKun oldin

    Hey Chris my window doesn’t want to go or down could u make a video on how to do it

  7. Indy125

    Indy1252 soat oldin

    Wow, what kind of computer monitor are you using?

  8. Antonio Padilla aguilar

    Antonio Padilla aguilar2 soat oldin

    Build your own car!

  9. E red x Sks

    E red x Sks3 soat oldin

    Can you do a video about that trailer you brought? I would love to see you furnish it!

  10. Jacob Eagle

    Jacob Eagle3 soat oldin

    Just started a channl and i love cars and bikes so maybe you could help me😊

  11. Aj is me

    Aj is me4 soat oldin

    chris-*HEY GUYS*

  12. Marie Esparza

    Marie Esparza4 soat oldin

    Hey I got a question by chance do you know what oil a Briggs and stratus snow blower takes?

  13. Estes Landscaping

    Estes Landscaping4 soat oldin

    If we were to apply the ceramic coating you used on the plastics on to the paint instead, in what place would we use it???? After/Before the compound, polish or wax?

  14. Andre Alves

    Andre Alves5 soat oldin

    Did it help you to learn karate? 😅😅 Nice video as always 💪🏻

  15. Rio Plays

    Rio Plays5 soat oldin

    plz do a cars tour.

  16. Alexis Lewis

    Alexis Lewis5 soat oldin


  17. James Orellana

    James Orellana5 soat oldin

    What should I do??

  18. James Orellana

    James Orellana5 soat oldin

    My car is scratched idk how is got scratched

  19. K Zah

    K Zah5 soat oldin

    Hey man can u answer me some questions for my santa fe 2006 2.2 150hp.. I will follow this post if u want i can give u and e-mail.. Cuz i dont have fb or tweet to write u there.. 10x a lot if u have time to answer me.

  20. Fuze -

    Fuze -5 soat oldin

    2 days ago 2 years ago Chrisfix bought a performance throttlebody and showed it off in his PI performance intake install video. 2 years later im still waiting. i hate begging for likes but please, like if you are patient with me

  21. I see you

    I see you6 soat oldin

    theres a fucking epidemic and all you can do is show people how to detail a car like that matters now nobody is outside too see it lmao. if the internet goes out, rip too all you people trying to make a life off youtube. may yall RIP. stay safe too all the people out there working jobs that actually make a difference rather then do it too entertain.

  22. Shinigami

    Shinigami6 soat oldin

    i rly miss u man :D

  23. David

    David6 soat oldin

    Your voice sounds like "Kevin David" in a good way of course ;)

  24. Mike Hets

    Mike Hets6 soat oldin

    Hey man just subscribed I'm in lock down in New Zealand watching your channel friken awesome vids man big ups to you be good be safe man

  25. MIX

    MIX7 soat oldin

    u are amazing :)

  26. M_ Red

    M_ Red7 soat oldin

    Hey Chris I need help my car goes only on reverse but doesn’t go on drive it just revs up

  27. ابداعات

    ابداعات7 soat oldin


  28. Chad Pugh

    Chad Pugh7 soat oldin

    Surprised the results were that good without claying the paint.

  29. Brennan Miller

    Brennan Miller8 soat oldin

    For the longest time i thought camera boom mic was Chris' hair...

  30. Will Webb

    Will Webb8 soat oldin

    @<a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="390">6:30</a> Mic looks like you have one of them social distancing hair dos.

  31. Nut Twg

    Nut Twg8 soat oldin

    Do something new to the drift stang

  32. XBowdionX

    XBowdionX8 soat oldin

    Hey Chris, for your fishing channel you should do boat maintenance guilds to go along with you car ones! I have a boat as well as a car and it’s really hard to find good videos on how to fix any problems that may come up out on the water. Just a though! Love your videos and have saved hundreds because of your vids.

  33. MARTY S

    MARTY S9 soat oldin

    He’s hiding .....weird

  34. Ceyhun Paşaoğlu

    Ceyhun Paşaoğlu9 soat oldin

    Your optimism is infectious. :D

  35. Yvng Nad

    Yvng Nad9 soat oldin

    You made a how to buy a used car... how to sell a used car coming next???

  36. Magee 4069

    Magee 406910 soat oldin

    Hey Chris, just curious did you ever do the rear disc brake conversion on your mazda pickup?

  37. Joshua Richards

    Joshua Richards10 soat oldin

    After some time those headlights will start to peel if not thick enough I actually paint after 2000k... on bad headlights I start with 800 to get passed micro cracks and yellowing go up to 1200 then 2000 and paint on others I start with 1000 then 2000 and paint. Just letting you know what works for me. Love the videos, always learning something new

  38. nani 2003

    nani 200310 soat oldin

    My car doesnt stall after disconecting the batterie , but when i mesure the voltage while car is running it shows 11.3V . As i know it should be above 13V . So whats wrong with it please ? And thank you in advance

  39. Kapteeni Hai

    Kapteeni Hai10 soat oldin

    now featuring apple flavor soapy wooder instead of the usual blue hawaii flavor

  40. Christopher Bond

    Christopher Bond10 soat oldin

    Is there any benefit to sanding by hand? Would using an electric sander lower the quality of the final product?

  41. Marcio Cracel

    Marcio Cracel11 soat oldin

    Did this step by step, came out awful chris. just awful

  42. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Does it still look faded and oxidized?

  43. Nusrat gaming

    Nusrat gaming11 soat oldin

    Congrats for 6 mill big fan from (dubai)

  44. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Thanks for the support from Dubai!

  45. Adil Anwar

    Adil Anwar11 soat oldin

    I am curious to know for how much you sold this car .. please respond to me... Thanks in advance 😊

  46. Adil Anwar

    Adil Anwar9 soat oldin

    @ChrisFix still curious..

  47. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    I was able to sell it for a good price!

  48. islandbro

    islandbro11 soat oldin

    Good job Chris, thanks for the info

  49. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!

  50. Shahida Parveen

    Shahida Parveen11 soat oldin


  51. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    I'll be doing one at 10 million subs! Stay tuneeed!

  52. yellow belly yellow belly

    yellow belly yellow belly11 soat oldin

    Do not follow this! Guy has no clue about detailing!

  53. yellow belly yellow belly

    yellow belly yellow belly10 soat oldin

    Your use of snow foam is totally wrong also, the list of what's wrong with this is bigger then what's right about this

  54. yellow belly yellow belly

    yellow belly yellow belly10 soat oldin

    @ChrisFix you missed a million vital steps before compounding and before and after sanding also your sanding technique and the grit you used was totally wrong! You use of the 'caramic coating' is laughable! Also best of all you only cleaned the car with soap and one bucket 🤣🤣

  55. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    why do you say that?

  56. faceless_

    faceless_12 soat oldin

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="496">8:16</a> Me when ChrisFix uploads a new video

  57. vusal 1712

    vusal 171212 soat oldin

    could you repair the right fender?

  58. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    I might make a video on it!

  59. botos77

    botos7712 soat oldin

    Anybody else think he should do a collab with goonzquad???

  60. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    That could be a fun collab!

  61. slekke2

    slekke212 soat oldin

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="350">5:50</a> no way this is original dirt, has clearly been added ...real shame, I really liked your videos

  62. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Not sure what you're talking about, the car was like that on a few of the surfaces...

  63. BJ Fletcher

    BJ Fletcher12 soat oldin

    I don't typically post, but Chris....1) your work is incredible 2) your ability to deliver step-by-step, accurate, detailed instructions is impressive 3) your personality really elevates/sells/packages the videos....well done!!

  64. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!


    BOYZ COMPANY12 soat oldin

    Hey chris y dont u modify your Hummer


    BOYZ COMPANY8 soat oldin

    @ChrisFix cool but just a couple of light BTW love your hard work Your content teach me alot bro ❤

  67. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    It's already perfect the way it is!

  68. Uthzzz Khl

    Uthzzz Khl13 soat oldin

    Need more videos to get through this UK lockdown 😂 watched the majority already and it’s only thing keeping me sane 😂✔️

  69. Uthzzz Khl

    Uthzzz Khl10 soat oldin

    ChrisFix thank you mate watching from Northern Ireland love the videos 😁

  70. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    I'll have a new video out very soon! Stay tuneeed!

  71. payam fz

    payam fz14 soat oldin

    Thanks, for the tips

  72. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix13 soat oldin

    No problem!

  73. all de above

    all de above15 soat oldin

    So when you axadently see Chris in reflection and stuff he looks different than he sounds


    DARK LORD GAMING15 soat oldin

    Bro ur the bezzzzzt of the other all guyz


    DARK LORD GAMING12 soat oldin

    Thnxxxxxx ur the first ever youtuber who replied me by the way your mustang is sooooooooo cooooooooool

  76. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix13 soat oldin


  77. Wei Keen Leong

    Wei Keen Leong15 soat oldin

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1236">20:36</a> OMG! Look at his face from the reflection! It is like Hollow Ichigo!

  78. Fernando Ramirez

    Fernando Ramirez16 soat oldin

    your monitor is a long boi

  79. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix13 soat oldin


  80. Sneakers On Feet

    Sneakers On Feet16 soat oldin


  81. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix13 soat oldin


  82. Godong Pisang

    Godong Pisang16 soat oldin

    This is amazing. I love it. Thank you 🤗

  83. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix13 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!

  84. Joana Kamarauskienė

    Joana Kamarauskienė17 soat oldin

    *neighbors see that chris is doing a video and they hear you* Chris: Hey guys Chrisfix here and today im gona be showing u how to fix ur paint neighbors: Chris when will the video be out? I want to fix my cars paint. P.S. ik that i spelled something wrong bc im from Lithuania :)

  85. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix12 soat oldin


  86. Haseeb Mehmood

    Haseeb Mehmood18 soat oldin

    Man your an expert at cars your amazing man keep it up

  87. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix12 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!

  88. kadashie centeno

    kadashie centeno19 soat oldin

    Totally awesome! good werk!

  89. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix12 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!

  90. Adil Rafique

    Adil Rafique19 soat oldin

    Hey please do a face reveal

  91. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix12 soat oldin

    I will at 10 million subscribers!

  92. Danny Edwards

    Danny Edwards19 soat oldin

    Any chance you do a video on an engine that has a few leaks and how to reseal it?

  93. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix12 soat oldin

    Thanks for the video idea!

  94. Nauman Muhammad

    Nauman Muhammad19 soat oldin

    Hi Chris! You're doing great! Please make a video on cleaning of catalytic converter!

  95. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    Thanks for the video idea!

  96. Gleb Ivanov

    Gleb Ivanov20 soat oldin

    April fools vid waiting room

  97. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin


  98. Kinan Makhoul

    Kinan Makhoul20 soat oldin

    Hello Chris... i'm facing a problem with the centerlock in my car as it locks by itself right after unlocking it or sometimes after turning the car off..... what might be the issue here???

  99. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    Sounds like a faulty actuator, try replacing it and it should fix it!

  100. Matus Illy

    Matus Illy20 soat oldin

    What will be the next april fools video door handle fluid or or license plate grease? 😂😂😂 (sorry for my english still learing)

  101. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    Stay tuned! :p

  102. kevin lewis

    kevin lewis20 soat oldin

    Amazing what a little TLC can do, gorgeous.

  103. Desai Suraj

    Desai Suraj20 soat oldin

    Hi Chris, How to remove water stains from windshield? Do make a video on it Thanks

  104. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    I have a video on it here, check it out:

  105. The Original Malyk Emmanuel

    The Original Malyk Emmanuel21 soat oldin

    What are you going to use the trailblazer Chrisfix

  106. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    I sold it, it's off to a good home!

  107. SuperWalkBoy

    SuperWalkBoy22 soat oldin

    early 2000's sandisk: we're selling you 1gb sd cards for 500$ Chris: what did you say? i can't hear you over my detailed chevy

  108. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin


  109. KISS Autospa

    KISS Autospa23 soat oldin

    Typically not a fan of some of the advice in comparison to others (apex details, esoteric, ammo nyc, rag company). This is dead on for the used auto industry. The point isn’t to get it to perfect. To make it look nicer. Great for a DIY weekend project. Personally, I would love to see you resolve those paint chips.

  110. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    That's exactly why I made this video!

  111. Vienpasfairchier

    VienpasfairchierKun oldin

    Nice vid man

  112. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    Thanks a lot!

  113. Andrew Loris

    Andrew LorisKun oldin

    Hey @chrisfix I hope you see this comment, but I wanted to tell you that you inspired me a young man who knew nothing about cars to get a great understanding of how to fix them and giving me a passion to do it myself. Me being young I dont have a lot of money, but I really like the OBDII scanner you use. I wanted to know if you know of any cheaper, but reliable scanner to get me started on filling a new passion?

  114. Byron Tapia

    Byron TapiaKun oldin

    The guy that sold this car is mad

  115. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix11 soat oldin

    He didn't care about this car at all lol

  116. The Legendary Red X

    The Legendary Red XKun oldin

    Holy shit dude I can not wait to try this on my 1995 Honda Accord since I got it I’ve always been bothered by the hood because it the the only part of the car that had the faded paint, At first I thought it was just dirty so I washed it multiple times but no luck. I thought about send it to a detailer but now have seeming how simple it can be I’m definitely going to try it I will also be subscribing keep doing what you’re doing man

  117. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    I'm sure it'll turn out great! Welcome aboard!

  118. Dat Tran

    Dat TranKun oldin

    No way in hell I'd ever do that by hand. Dual action orbital for FTW.

  119. Miguel Peredia

    Miguel PerediaKun oldin

    This guy is a beast fr but honestly I feel like my luck would be crap I bout a car for 500$ and then had to scrap it if I couldn’t get it fixed in his case it was just a fuse wish I could find a ridiculous deal like that but good job keep making videos I like watching them 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

  120. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Darn! I'm sure you'll find a good car soon! Thanks a lot!

  121. Zucchini Productions

    Zucchini ProductionsKun oldin

    Me: dang how do I make this car look shiny Chrixfix: compound, polish, wax all in ten minutes Me: been there for 10 hours aahhh it’s not working Chrixfix: look at that easy

  122. Zachary Solimeno

    Zachary SolimenoKun oldin

    Hey Chris I have been watching your videos for a long time and I am just wondering i have an audi a4 and the previous owner messed up the seals around the car with bed liner I have bed liner around the car how can I get the bed liner spots off the paint without damaging the paint

  123. Waskito

    WaskitoKun oldin

    the real question is where do I get a rear caliper the same day when none of the typical stores carry it =/

  124. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix10 soat oldin

    Keep looking for a store that has it!

  125. Gladys Heath

    Gladys HeathKun oldin

    Boom! Good job!

  126. Gabriel Vázquez

    Gabriel VázquezKun oldin

    Will this be the same process for a painted bumper? I heard paint for plastic parts has different properties.