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

    ChrisFix11 kuukautta sitten

    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. TTVForeman

    TTVForeman5 päivää sitten

    H y thebbhubu

  3. Darien Salazar

    Darien Salazar8 päivää sitten

    Hi 👋👋👋👋👋

  4. Wendy Culverhouse

    Wendy Culverhouse8 päivää sitten


  5. Aaron Shane

    Aaron Shane8 päivää sitten

    when you do the compound and polish and wax will you have to do the whole vehicle or can you do spot

  6. Suryakanta Pattanaik

    Suryakanta Pattanaik11 päivää sitten

    Also send the video of auctioning the car...with the new your another new vlog channel.

  7. stats

    statsTunti sitten

    chris im in love with you.

  8. Mohammad Al-Abbasi

    Mohammad Al-Abbasi2 tuntia sitten


  9. Abel Casanova

    Abel Casanova8 tuntia sitten

    Can I use that compound on my teeth 🦷

  10. XxMasterLemmyxX

    XxMasterLemmyxX9 tuntia sitten

    I mean these videos are worth their weight in gold with the amount of knowledge they provide to the common people, but I can’t be the only person that also finds them relaxing. Something about it, thanks for the tips man.

  11. S C

    S C10 tuntia sitten

    Kudos for that ceramic product

  12. john Ohara

    john Ohara12 tuntia sitten

    Jez, why do you have to yell during the entire video. you sound like a teenage girl.

  13. NormalJuaritosGirl

    NormalJuaritosGirl17 tuntia sitten

    Watch the video yesterday, I bought everything today. Getting ready to do do it RN. Thanks a lot for the demonstration and tips, I appreciate it a lot man.

  14. Courtney Reyman

    Courtney Reyman22 tuntia sitten

    Your video is amazing and gives me hope in restoring my paint! However, I have a question in figuring out which direction to go. I have a clear coat on my car, but it's extremely eaten up, to the point that it's bubbled and in some places completely gone. But the paint is still there and no primer is showing. I want to assess if the compound would work the way it worked for you or if it would just do more damage than good. I know you said the clear coat was very oxidized, but I couldn't tell from the video how oxidized. Was it oxidized to the point that it had virtually no clear coat, was the clear coat eaten away in parts, or was the clear coat completely intact, just super faded as well?

  15. Ramla Kader

    Ramla KaderPäivä sitten


  16. ahmed alsalman

    ahmed alsalmanPäivä sitten

    I am very happy to watching your channel because I learn a lot from you. Thank you so much for the high-quality clear explanation and recording.

  17. Ken Horn

    Ken HornPäivä sitten

    I wish my paint would hurry up and fade so I can do this!

  18. David McClellan

    David McClellanPäivä sitten

    Any tips for fixing or hiding clear coat blisters ? Driverside windshield support and fender have tons of little spots were the clear coat is coming up

  19. Willy Romney

    Willy RomneyPäivä sitten

    Chris do you still have this Trailblazer?

  20. kory weaver

    kory weaverPäivä sitten

    How do you do this outside with pollen in the air? Wouldn’t it cause problems with particles joining the paint? I think your system to polish is really good.

  21. The Fan Fanatic

    The Fan FanaticPäivä sitten

    10:58 The paint was so good, it looks like the paint's actually chrome because it was shining so much!

  22. AJ Geiman

    AJ GeimanPäivä sitten

    That was legitness

  23. Awab Plays

    Awab PlaysPäivä sitten

    1:29 face reveal?

  24. heath clark

    heath clarkPäivä sitten

    Sir I’m no expert I’m not a mechanic but that is not a truck

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  26. Jim Tom Stimpson

    Jim Tom Stimpson2 päivää sitten

    That is amazing! You are very good at instructional video!

  27. ChrisFix

    ChrisFix2 päivää sitten

    Thanks a lot!

  28. Ron Gray

    Ron Gray2 päivää sitten

    $5000.00 for it Now! Nice Job.😄👻✌🏾

  29. Ron Gray

    Ron Gray2 päivää sitten

    ChrisFix!!!! Where do one find the Brains to fix these Project cars like you got??? You got know how!!!!😄🤣😄


    THE MTB FREE RIDER2 päivää sitten

    Chris is the best

  31. Jenny C

    Jenny C2 päivää sitten

    Just bought a 2000 chevy tahoe limited and it's been sitting for 7 yrs but my husband will fix it and I will make sure I can restore the paint after watching this video. Wish me luck😉

  32. Dgisch

    Dgisch2 päivää sitten

    So i did this yesterday and everything was fine but today when i wanted to do the rest of the car. The compound and polish just dryed on the paint and i had to wipe it off with water. Nothing got off from wiping it with a dry towell. Why does it start drying all the sudden. And Is it bad to wipe it off with water?

  33. dirtyrider098

    dirtyrider0982 päivää sitten

    13:30 its way easier and quicker to just roll the masking tape to achieve the same effect

  34. 私私Thomas

    私私Thomas2 päivää sitten

    Love ur videos

  35. JJ Beauvais Music

    JJ Beauvais Music3 päivää sitten

    These videos rock

  36. i_Luv_Snickas Mohn

    i_Luv_Snickas Mohn3 päivää sitten

    27:43 we luv jesus

  37. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover3 päivää sitten

    4:15 No, it’s just hungry for common things people put in there

  38. Nooby Killed You

    Nooby Killed You3 päivää sitten

    I want to flip cars. This vid gives me so much more confidence. Thanks so much!

  39. Toni Diaz

    Toni Diaz3 päivää sitten

    @Chrisfix how long did this paint last for? How long would you say this job lasts for?

  40. Louis V.

    Louis V.3 päivää sitten

    Definitely doing this to the 2000 Mazda I’m getting Friday

  41. Daniel Deabreu

    Daniel Deabreu3 päivää sitten

    I’ve watched this video too many times but only now I’ve seen the NiceTry@getting my email😂😂

  42. Hotels on Planet Earth

    Hotels on Planet Earth3 päivää sitten

    Love it class act

  43. Pppsean

    Pppsean3 päivää sitten

    Great video

  44. Waldemar Jaufmann

    Waldemar Jaufmann3 päivää sitten

    Guys im from germany i never understand what ist compound 😭 because when i translate its wrong translation

  45. Adriano Müller

    Adriano Müller4 päivää sitten

    Just amazing!

  46. bronsonbull

    bronsonbull4 päivää sitten


  47. Mark Anthony Hernandez

    Mark Anthony Hernandez4 päivää sitten

    okay i'll probably get myself a project car great video thanks very much, great energy

  48. Filip Settey

    Filip Settey4 päivää sitten

    u put down name from polish

  49. SpectroGProductions

    SpectroGProductions4 päivää sitten

    Ya know, people that watch this video feel so suddenly motivated, and yet when I think about doing this to my car, I just think.... Man ChrisFix works really hard in his videos

  50. Ben Widerski

    Ben Widerski4 päivää sitten

    Dude you're the best

  51. olutet ybros

    olutet ybros4 päivää sitten

    This guy is so talented 👏

  52. P Patel

    P Patel4 päivää sitten

    Thank you - detailing is confusing. Starting to get a handle on it by watching your videos.

  53. erwin lopez

    erwin lopez4 päivää sitten

    Can I use these product on good paint or just paint that need restoration?

  54. Tigre17 Real

    Tigre17 Real4 päivää sitten

    Where do you find the description?

  55. Jeff Streeter

    Jeff Streeter4 päivää sitten


  56. Bruh Bwoi

    Bruh Bwoi4 päivää sitten

    12:25 I have spots that need to be repainted in the middle of the door so there aren't any tight spots like that🙁

  57. Avar GombocZ

    Avar GombocZ5 päivää sitten

    Great videos man!

  58. Taltru

    Taltru5 päivää sitten

    Can you use those products (Compound, Polish and Wax) when you have stickers on car?

  59. Eduardo Salazar

    Eduardo Salazar5 päivää sitten

    Dude your videos rock !!! Thanks for all the tips.


    MrMrZENSIERT5 päivää sitten

    This is actually genius! He makes money off flipping cars plus he makes money off FItitle and sponsors I love it! And he gives high quality content which is really helpful while doing so, absolutely genius!

  61. mimi

    mimi5 päivää sitten

    I need a man like this in my life 😩

  62. mimi

    mimi3 päivää sitten

    @john k oh really a man who is passionate about something makes a woman easy 🙄

  63. john k

    john k3 päivää sitten

    Lol you women are so easy

  64. Bollock Johnson

    Bollock Johnson5 päivää sitten

    What a gift this guy has, he sounds early 20s but has the experience and skill of an old head.

  65. Darshan M

    Darshan M5 päivää sitten

    This item isn't available in my country 😭😭😭😭

  66. Rene Luna

    Rene Luna5 päivää sitten

    I added the compound then polish. Maguires. On my h 3 hummer fender and it didn’t come out the way it did. Helped a little threats it. Maybe I didn’t do it right

  67. Jayjay42023

    Jayjay420235 päivää sitten

    This dude should totally be like a TV salesman LOL I can sit there and listen to him talk about fixing s*** and selling s*** all day LOL

  68. I hate you

    I hate you6 päivää sitten

    Definitely invest in a grinder or drill with a buffing pad on tho

  69. Behzad

    Behzad6 päivää sitten


  70. astral_ꪜi᥇ꫀɀ

    astral_ꪜi᥇ꫀɀ6 päivää sitten

    After watching this video I feel like doing everything that Chris fix does on my dad’s Audi SQ5 no flex lol

  71. T9W2

    T9W26 päivää sitten

    I learned alot about cars from Chris, but my knowledge of wax on wax off is from none other then Mr. Miyagi

  72. Nss 14

    Nss 146 päivää sitten

    How do you get a $1000 car for $500

  73. Basel Qashou

    Basel Qashou6 päivää sitten

    Could you use ceramic coating on the interior plastic

  74. Milton Samson

    Milton Samson6 päivää sitten

    4 10 why was the e brake off

  75. SpyreGTV

    SpyreGTV6 päivää sitten

    The email information on the website at 3:35 lol

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  78. Yusuf Jones

    Yusuf Jones6 päivää sitten

    hey guyyyyyyzzzz

  79. Spaghetti Sauce

    Spaghetti Sauce6 päivää sitten

    What about the dent on the front? Did you fix that after?

  80. Spaghetti Sauce

    Spaghetti Sauce6 päivää sitten

    the dent!!!!

  81. No idea What's my name is

    No idea What's my name is7 päivää sitten

    Looks like crap

  82. Dirtbiker 65

    Dirtbiker 657 päivää sitten

    im 11 and have been watching since i was 5 or 6 and have watched all you vids i love them all been here since 300k

  83. Dirtbiker 65

    Dirtbiker 657 päivää sitten

    at 4:00 look at the email

  84. EDITS BY D

    EDITS BY D7 päivää sitten

    wow 2 seat setting options on an old trail blazzer. Chevy was on it. And this isn't just a paint correction video, this is how to make a cheap car into a nice car.

  85. will oh

    will oh7 päivää sitten

    eyes: got it! hands: you sure?

  86. Zunaidi Abdul Latif

    Zunaidi Abdul Latif7 päivää sitten

    You are awesome !!! mann...

  87. NorgeMan

    NorgeMan7 päivää sitten

    Soooo, I don't need a polisher for cutting compound? I can get great results by HAND?!

  88. Juliano Calabresi

    Juliano Calabresi7 päivää sitten

    Next video: How to build an entire car with Compound and Polish!

  89. Faustino Myriam

    Faustino Myriam7 päivää sitten

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  90. Carlos F

    Carlos F7 päivää sitten

    I said I'm not gonna watch whole 29 min. Then 29min later here I am 😆

  91. Christine Ames

    Christine Ames7 päivää sitten

    Hey I love your complete explanations of the steps to fix your vehicle..but I'm wondering if my fuel pump is working because I hear it turn on and I have fuel in the injectors..yet I have low pressure is there anything other then fuse relay and pump that would prevent my nazda b2500 4 cyl. I really hope so because I just found out I have to remove the bed. To get to the pump..forever a fan!! Thsnk you

  92. Savage_1

    Savage_17 päivää sitten

    I love the videos keep it up

  93. noire norese

    noire norese7 päivää sitten

    Just wondering, did you also clean up all those rust underneath?

  94. emotegi

    emotegi8 päivää sitten

    doesn’t compound and polish remove clear coat? how do you make sure you’re doing enough without messing up the clear coat

  95. Botta

    Botta8 päivää sitten

    You're so fucking rad, dude.

  96. Matt Tafelski

    Matt Tafelski8 päivää sitten

    You suck at spray painting


    SCARNUEL _YT8 päivää sitten

    It’s New car, big transformation. you’re amazing Chris fix

  98. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill8 päivää sitten

    Any recommendations to restore the look of the rubber trim around all my windows and windshield? The rubber trim on my '98 Ford Explorer looks great wet, but when dry the trim is a cloudy chalky white/grey. At this time, I really can't afford to replace every bit of visible rubber trim on this monster. I have no leaks, the rubber trim just looks bad.

  99. Danneth Boi

    Danneth Boi8 päivää sitten

    How many applicator pads will we need to do a whole car ?

  100. Bill Krause

    Bill Krause8 päivää sitten

    Most EXCELLENT! Can I drop my 2002 Ford Ranger off? HA! Okay, I'll give you a grand for that SUV as is.

  101. Kalid Ali

    Kalid Ali8 päivää sitten

    Pre-owner watching this Vid ......... 👁‍🗨👄👁‍🗨

  102. Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann8 päivää sitten

    Greetings from germany So have you sold it for a nice profit?

  103. MJB

    MJB8 päivää sitten

    The center console in the Trail Blazer has got to be the worst choice of materials ever chosen by a vehicle manufacturer, maybe ever. If you go into a junkyard to find one NOT broke I wish you luck. If you do find one consider yourself lucky. I have been to every junk yard in my area over the past few years and they are always broken or are gone. The door is made of expanding foam insulation and collapses under a small amount of pressure.

  104. DJ Pollo 247

    DJ Pollo 2478 päivää sitten

    Don't know what I did wrong but it did not work for me and my truck's paint is a little bit better condition

  105. DrHeud

    DrHeud8 päivää sitten

    Awesome work man! Where is the car now? Did you sell it?

  106. Achilleas_klvp7

    Achilleas_klvp79 päivää sitten

    3:44 yeah it was a nice try

  107. Nabiha Habibullah

    Nabiha Habibullah9 päivää sitten


  108. BJ Gaming

    BJ Gaming9 päivää sitten

    If the previous owner watched he be like: Chris give my car back

  109. Julian Sloman

    Julian Sloman2 päivää sitten

    Why? He wanted 1k when he thought it was just the fuel pump (200 ish dollar parts) but actually muffler and rest of fuel needed replacement too, and would have cost more if it wasn't for this guy going to a pick a part and getting it himself for cheap. Then the labour to put it in. The labor for cleaning etc. It's decent profit, but not a rip off. Previous owner still got 90 bucks more than he would have for the "tow my car" service that Chris would have sold the car to if he couldn't get it to work.