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How to remove paint drips & smooth out texture on a re-painted door?

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I have a 2013 White Summit LTZ that I recently had to bring to a collision shop to fix some dents and scratches on my passenger side doors from a minor collision. They fixed the dents and scratches by sanding it down and repainting, I can't even tell anything was done.

However, they had to repaint the doors and I noticed at certain angles theres paint drips! It's hard to tell with white paint but it's definitely there. Another issue is, the newly painted doors have a different texture/color compared to the original panels next it. It's hard to tell from a distance but if you look closely there's a noticeable difference. The new paint has a slight yellowish tint to it. I wonder if a clay bar can fix that?

Is there something I can do to get rid of the paint drips, should I bring it back to the body shop? Also, the door was only repainted a week ago, I wonder if I wait a few months, after the paint fully cures, will it look better?

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Take it back should be not noticeable if they colour matched it properly and the runs in the paint are unexcept able they should be able to wet sand it and get the drips out but they will have to repaint it to get the right colour anyways, if they say its as close as they can get it they are lying get your money back and find a new place to repaint it, my buddy in his garage repainted a rear corner panel on a 2012 Cadillac and you could not tell at all that it was repainted I mean at ALL and this was a side job not done at his work in a proper paint booth so they must be poor collision centre and a place that's good wouldn't have sent it out like that they obviously don't take pride in there work
Yeah but watch out your insurance will go up for putting claims through its cheaper to do that now but could end costing your more later unless you have a one time at fault repair like I have, that won't go against your record on the insurance l, just my 2 cents hope it works out good for you though and that's what happens when people cheap out on product, I bet you won't ever go back again
Oh didn't know the first job was under insurance as well my mistake, my mother had this problem is why I mentioned it but yes if it's a redo from the previous bad job then no should be no problems
Some places go with cheap product but charge the same rate as if they used good stuff on your car, that way they get more money in the pocket
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