3 Types of Paint Correction - TESTED

10. Lip 2020.
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The front bumper on the miata is so badly oxidized, you might not even believe it’s painted, and the hood is nothing but a large pile of scratches. This week Zach tests 3 different methods of paint correction, from expensive and extensive, to quick, cheap, and…. Minty? Let’s see which method makes the most improvement on the miata’s ratty old paint!
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  • Haa he said doo dooo

    Popo PopoPopo PopoPrije 20 sati
  • I've learned that Zach doesn't know how to buff paint properly 🤣

    Haris WadudHaris WadudPrije dan
  • When your pad gets really black, you'll want to clear it. ;-)

    New CokeNew CokePrije dan
  • You never smelled carpro iron x, it's nasty!

    Bill JohnsonBill JohnsonPrije 2 dana
  • Though you are correct, it's not worth it, in the old days toothpaste had a lot more 'grit' in it. More like an ultrafine finishing compound, and it worked. I don't know how great it worked for correction of problems like oxidation, but, it did a great job on swirl marks and whatnot.

    Kirk MillerKirk MillerPrije 3 dana
  • You guys GOTTA put some affiliate links in the description. You make money when someone clicks the link to buy what you showed in the video

    Nike RaikageNike RaikagePrije 5 dana
  • Look at him taking off the paint

    RockyTVShowRockyTVShowPrije 5 dana
  • Has he fixed that fender yet? Thought for sure it would have its own episode by now.

    stringplaystringplayPrije 7 dana
  • My eyes hurts when I see your moves with the polisher, but I can't say, the idea of video is really cool

    kkaarrllooss01kkaarrllooss01Prije 17 dana
  • There’s nothing I hate more than buffing paint

    TombrosapienTombrosapienPrije 17 dana
  • Does anybody know what machine he’s using?

    WeezeteerWeezeteerPrije 17 dana
  • I think that the tooth paste is gona ruin the paint more because of the grit inside of it good for teeth not good for cars lol

    Bradley PumbaBradley PumbaPrije 18 dana
  • My boy needs to take more time

    Angel CuevasAngel CuevasPrije 18 dana
  • You gotta use the old toothpaste with arm n hammer baking soda in it, it’s the baking soda that cleans and brightens the paint it should help with the oxidation and the water scale but idk think it does much with cracks

    Insanity WardInsanity WardPrije 19 dana
  • Any detailer watching this is cringing.

    Nouzsan MoniriaraniNouzsan MoniriaraniPrije 19 dana
  • how the hell is this guy so good looking and the rest of donut media isnt....WHAT????

    63W63WPrije 20 dana
  • 10 out of 9 dentists and one car enthusiast recommends this toothpaste.

    Erik HMZErik HMZPrije 20 dana
  • I was worried with that cutting pad you were gonna burn the edges of your hood haha

    justin Mjustin MPrije 21 dan
  • The thing that bothered me is he didn’t blow out his pad !!!

    mythical skyfoxmythical skyfoxPrije 23 dana
  • What's that [rhytmic keyboard music] on ratings?

    iZajRes GSiZajRes GSPrije 25 dana
  • Uhhh that was't some sort of clear bra on the front bumper? I'm shocked...

    Philip SheridanPhilip SheridanPrije 26 dana
  • he just put foundation on his car

    Victoria ForgusonVictoria ForgusonPrije 29 dana
  • I’m watching cause ima fix a 90s mongoose in the fiery orange

  • What are you spraying on your buffer before you start your passes?

    Robert MartinRobert MartinPrije mjesec
  • Definitely wanna see some plastic exterior trim restoration! My Jeep needs some lovin!

    Nathan CunninghamNathan CunninghamPrije mjesec
  • What grade / fineness is the pad used for the cut compound?¿

    Steven PhamSteven PhamPrije mjesec
  • You should checkout the Graphene coatings.... I’d like to see that.

    Enrico PalazzoEnrico PalazzoPrije mjesec
  • Wow! $12 toothpaste!!! You really have to budget for toothpaste every month....

    nobody _nobody _Prije mjesec
  • imagine ur walking your pet and you see some dude putting toothpaste on his car

    zayzayPrije mjesec
  • Best donut media content, no screaming, no cringe mlg memes, just solid car content. Can watch at night as well for decent balance in audio.

    YuppiYuppiPrije mjesec
  • What's the spay you're putting on the buffer pad?

    James RiceJames RicePrije mjesec
  • I recommend meguiars Ultimate compound over meguiars 205 ultra cut. 205 is a "body shop" compound, as in no silicone, as in safe for fresh 24hr old paint. BUT, no silicone means it drys stupid fast, chalks up, and is not beginner friendly. Megs ultimate is just 205+silicone, which makes it dry slower and chalk less. Therefore, more beginner friendly if you're not compounding fresh paint.

    FerretyWeaselFerretyWeaselPrije mjesec
  • I would like to know how Zach would clean his engine bay

  • Now try all three on your teeth and see which works better.

    Chew MagnaChew MagnaPrije mjesec
  • Let's be honest, we all clicked/tapped on the video to see what the toothpaste did.

    Alexander WilsonAlexander WilsonPrije mjesec
  • I use the Meguirs stuff at my Reconditioning department at work

    M CzenkM CzenkPrije mjesec
  • 4 ads. Are you having a laugh

    Nak Muay GuyNak Muay GuyPrije mjesec
  • I'm supposed to get a paint correction and 18 month ceramic coating put on my car tomorrow and they told me it would take at least 6 hrs and cost me $850 which is a discount vs the normal price. Does that sound good? I have a 2017 Mercedes Benz E300 I just purchased certified pre-owned

    Josh SlawJosh SlawPrije mjesec
  • Would've worked if it was Oral-B

    Max GillardMax GillardPrije mjesec
  • this all changes if the car is white

    Hakar DoskiHakar DoskiPrije mjesec
  • The toothpaste might not have worked for the paint, but it definitely works on oxidized headlights. I did it on my old 2002 BMW 325ci and it made the headlights look much better. I did use Arm & Hammer tooth paste, which might make a difference from other toothpastes because of its baking soda content

    MY2KSapphireMY2KSapphirePrije mjesec
  • Zach: Waxing is one of the only times you're allowed to use circular motions on your paint. Also Zach: Just used a tool that spins for the other two steps...

    joey cartonjoey cartonPrije mjesec
  • Ah yes my minty smelling car

    Drew LehmanDrew LehmanPrije mjesec
  • Bro you should clean your pad as it become saturated and it will affect your finish result , ( just a tip , always keep.your pad clean 🤞)

    Abed HiazAbed HiazPrije mjesec
  • I know it shows TCP in the video, but what pads would you suggest for like a 6" orbital. I've got an '05 Lexus with a lot of bird poo and water etching/etc that I want to make shine.

    Tony AllenTony AllenPrije mjesec
  • My guy spent $12 on a big ass toothpaste bottle, just get the travel bottle 😂

  • 12 dollar toothpaste?... it better do more then clean my teeth at that price

    Cody HCody HPrije mjesec
  • the turbo episode ?

    Nouri HamidaniNouri HamidaniPrije mjesec
  • You guys wanna take a whack at the headlight restore products and associated DIY rabbit hole products?

    Adam ZuraitisAdam ZuraitisPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Lol this poor man. Work: hey, rub toothpaste all Over your car for clicks Him: avoids it for as long as possible. I feel it my dude, who owns the Miata at this point anyway, donut or you? I feel like they must’ve purchased it. Especially if they got you to do this lol

    issac lawsonissac lawsonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • didn’t clean your pad so you probably put more scratches in

    TriipppzzzTriipppzzzPrije 2 mjeseci
  • the toothpaste is an abrasive!!!

    Brandon SojkaBrandon SojkaPrije 2 mjeseci
  • where are the links to these things

    GHOSTK1LLER510GHOSTK1LLER510Prije 2 mjeseci
  • 4:27 doesn´t show result with the flashlight in the after shot

    #Browniedeluxe#BrowniedeluxePrije 2 mjeseci
  • Gotta go with the all-in-one for a project like this. If you're ok with not getting absolute perfection on a car that's still going to have some issues when you're done, then there's diminishing returns on when using the 3 step Meguires. I bought a completely oxidized 87 Montero (red of all colors) and was able to make it look pretty darn good with just a $12 all in one compound picked up at the local parts chain store (AZ). Follow that with an inexpensive wax and it's just fine.

    James GreenJames GreenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • No claybar! ChrisFix would be ashamed.

    TheAxio300TheAxio300Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Meguiars is basic home polish kits lots of money for I bought test bottles of trade polishing pastes for a lot less than the standard kit you buy in a store, and with that you get different grades so you can work out the smallest scratches. As for toothpaste it's the bicarbonate of soda in it that people think will make it good as a polishing paste as it's an abrasive, but youtube mainly likes to fake these myths

    HootMaRootHootMaRootPrije 2 mjeseci
  • peep the s14 in the back 🥺

    odd kid justinodd kid justinPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Toothpaste works in thoery because its abrasive....Baking soda would work too.

    Jordan WindersJordan WindersPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Your dentist recommended this video.

    HKMediaChicagoHKMediaChicagoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Atleast it smells freshly clean! Haha The people who claim this work are the kind who put in their worst effort and are upset when they don't succeed.

    readme inforeadme infoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • After you finish this series you should do one building an older wrangler

    Logan DykstraLogan DykstraPrije 2 mjeseci
  • The reason the 3D worked well for the surface scratches is because it uses a filler, in a month or so you’ll see them come back out

    Tyler JohnstonTyler JohnstonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • HD speed is a diminishing abrasive with fillers. It’s better to be used after an initial cut. Even though it’s supposed to be an AIO

    Alexander KimberAlexander KimberPrije 2 mjeseci
  • should of tried 3 in 1 meguiars

    Sweet WrapsSweet WrapsPrije 2 mjeseci
  • The 240sx is in its natural habitat... on jack stands

    SeanSeanPrije 2 mjeseci
  • meguiars? i wouldn't let that within 100 feet of my car. if you cared for your miata, you'd put something nice on it, like klasse or wolfgang's.

    KittyKittyPrije 2 mjeseci
    • also, where's the clay bar? and the multiple other steps for actual high end paint correction at home? XD

      KittyKittyPrije 2 mjeseci
    • and use a paint sealant!!! no wax!!!

      KittyKittyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • The stickiness is from poor residue control. When he is using M105 and removing alot of clear coat and oxidation, that is mixing in with the lubricant in the compound and creating a paste almost. Smaller section passes and pad cleaning will help with that, and prevent those particles from marring the paint even more

    Joshua JamisonJoshua JamisonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Chemical guys is very easy to apply and remove

    todd paiktodd paikPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Can you you do one for a backup lube for clay bar. I’ve used a lotion water mixture before

    todd paiktodd paikPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Who in the hell spends 12 bucks on a tube of toothpaste?

    Dave MicolichekDave MicolichekPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Use the three-stage once in a while, got its deep cleaning, and the all in one the rest of the time for maintenance.

    D LD LPrije 2 mjeseci

    carlos conceicaocarlos conceicaoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Zach, you could have drastically improved your results by using an air compressor to blow out the pads every few minutes. Your pads were getting gunked up.

    Abid AliAbid AliPrije 2 mjeseci
  • My ‘detail’ on my cars is using the mothers clay bar and using any wax after. Using the wax does help ish.

    Joe SmoJoe SmoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • The toothpaste is somewhat of the placebo effect because it technically is a polisher for your teeth so whoever started that trend probably thought it would work the same

    Crash WebbCrash WebbPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Tip- hen waxing use straight lines incase there is dirt, you get a straight line scratch(its easy to hide with wax) rather than circular motion :)

    sachin patelsachin patelPrije 2 mjeseci
  • who else got a toothpaste ad?

    Billy MarquezBilly MarquezPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 12$ for toothpaste?!?!?!?!

    justas drigotasjustas drigotasPrije 2 mjeseci
  • You should attach a link to equipment that you use

    Jeremy EckertJeremy EckertPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Wow, I'm really impressed with the mid-tier method. My car's paint isn't that terrible, I might give that a shot. It would certainly save a lot of time. With a real wax afterwards, I think it'd last a while too.

    tyson505tyson505Prije 2 mjeseci
  • if the cutting compund gums up its because the paint resedue is mixing with the compund to a ratio thats a bit to high, try doing an inital pass with more compund (youtube mowdown method) then continue on the usual path of paint correction. hope this helps, used it on many many cars myself

  • I’ve seen tooth paste for clearing headlights and it’s worked OK for me but idk abt the paint tbh

    AndrewAndrewPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I drive an 86 bronco and the paint is matte. Idk if it’s supposed to be or not but if it is what would you suggest I do to keep it clean

    Keaton WilbanksKeaton WilbanksPrije 2 mjeseci
  • He’s like the William osman of the car world

    ASTRO 3_3_3ASTRO 3_3_3Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Nice job Zack Jobe

    Joshua KaminskiJoshua KaminskiPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Duuuude nice attempt but check with Ammo NYC or Buffdaddy and then make a video on how to correct paint. I know you are doing "your" thing but you are doing it sooo sooo wrong.. It is like using olive oil as engine oil and saying its oil..... Please make a new attempt at this because sends the wrong message paint correction is a art and time consuming as hell... But I do love the effort! :)

    MrOscarSthlmMrOscarSthlmPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I don't know if there's anything more satisfying then seeing a car's paint come back to life after some paint correction therapy and treatment... Man, a clean car is always a sight to behold.

    Octane Street - Apprentice MechanicOctane Street - Apprentice MechanicPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Toothpaste is a good fine abrasive for anything relatively soft, it's particularly good on hard plastic like CD's and DVD's. I used to use it for that as a teenager quite frequently. It's a slow method for sure though, and I suspect cheap toothpaste is probably better than the more expensive ones with whitening compounds, rather than a straight up abrasive doing the bulk of the job. It's more like a polishing compound rather than cutting compound though. I think you'd need experimental approach with different brands to find one that yielded good results. The bicarbonate of soda and all that other whitening crap raises the price and does fuck all to make it a better cutting compound. Think about why a DIY method might work, and what can best be done to maximize your results, before writing it off as not working. It just requires a ton more work in preparation, not something you usually shirk from on the DIY sort of thing. The stands and angle indicators for the alignment video must have taken time and trial and error, would have been nice to see some of that put into the toothpaste section. Small complaint though and an excellent series. Thank you for the time and effort you put into each one of them.

    Si74l0rdSi74l0rdPrije 2 mjeseci
  • the splatter and fling is from the water you sprayed all over the pad DUR DUR DUR

    robertharoberthaPrije 2 mjeseci
  • What pads are those??

    Raphael HansenRaphael HansenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • ...So you’re saying I should detail my teeth instead?

    DavidS VideosDavidS VideosPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I used the toothpaste method on a rental car I scratched the mirror on. Worked great to coverup the scratches, but I did see the car again, a few weeks later, and the scratches were really evident

    Darren TapleyDarren TapleyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I would really love to see how you get the dents out

    Asid's Tech TipsAsid's Tech TipsPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Supercharge the Miata

    ThekittehawkThekittehawkPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Try the boiling water lifehack on that dent, so we'll actually see how effective it is

    danvexwxdanvexwxPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Who got a toothpaste ad during this

    Patrick KennedyPatrick KennedyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Very dissapointed you didn't do the whole car with the good stuff at the end of the video. :-(

    usernamefromhellusernamefromhellPrije 2 mjeseci
  • When I first heard the toothpaste as polish bit, it was for PlayStation game discs (PS1 era), and when I heard it, it had to be baking soda toothpaste. Baking soda is actually an awesome bootleg polishing compound. Make a paste and start rubbing. As you rub, the baking soda breaks down into finer particles, so it progressively becomes a less aggressive polish. That said, you showed a pic of Colgate cavity protection toothpaste; looked it up and no baking soda. If that's the actual toothpaste you used.

    Brian ArgoBrian ArgoPrije 3 mjeseci
  • Please use touch up paint in a upcoming video...to learn how to fix little dings or everyday damage to paint and clear coat

    XXUnknown_legendXXXXUnknown_legendXXPrije 3 mjeseci