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Gunmetal Grey Metallic Urethane Basecoat Clear Coat Car Paint Kit w/ Starfire Clear Coat


Upgrade to a show-stopping metallic gray car paint. Introducing our high quality, fast-drying Gunmetal Metallic Gray Car Paint Kit with a Urethane base coat color. Enjoy approx. $20 in savings as a kit than when purchased individually!

Two-Stage Metallic Gray Car Paint Kit Includes:

  • 1 Gallon Starfire Basecoat Paint
  • 2 Quarts Starfire Medium Urethane Reducer
  • 1 Gallon Urethane Clearcoat with Activator
  • 3 Sticks, 3 Strainers, & 1 Dust Mask
  • Easy to Spray Metallic Gray Car Paint with Standard or HVLP Equipment
  • High Distinctness of Image (DOI)
  • Great Resistance to Fading & Retention of Color
  • Excellent, Long-Term Durability

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Gunmetal Metallic Gray Car Paint Kit Overview

Discover the premium quality of our Gunmetal Metallic Gray Car Paint Kit from Paint For Cars. Our metallic gray car paint kit offers its users an advanced base coat and clear coat system. Not only that, but the paint quality exceeds the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) standards that you’d come to expect with any metallic gray auto paint.

Key Features of Metallic Grey Car Paint Kit:

  • Premium Finish: With top-tier finishes, expect brilliant gloss and enduring durability, gorgeous gray paint color, and overall great sheen.
  • Ease of Application: The urethane two-stage basecoats in our gray car paint kit glide on smoothly.
  • Advanced Formulation: Our 2.8 VOC formulation is cutting-edge, ensuring protection against UV rays, solvents, chemicals, gasoline, and daily wear and tear such as fading, chipping, and scratches.
  • Clear Coat Inclusion: This metallic gray auto paint kit comes with the Paint For Car’s Starfire Supreme Urethane Clear Coat #2657. Known for its easy spraying ability, this medium solids clearcoat offers unmatched flowout, gloss, and DOI. Ideal for both partial and complete paint jobs, it seamlessly works with any basecoat.

Technical Details of Metallic Grey Car Paint Kit:

Compatible Surfaces

Our metallic gray auto paint is suitable for well-prepared OEM finishes or repainted surfaces (enamel, urethane, and lacquer). When working with fiberglass, plastics, bodywork, or bare metal, a primer may be required.

Mixing Proportion

A ratio of 3 parts paint to 1 part reducer.

Pot Life

  • Ambient Conditions: 65-80 degrees temperature with humidity under 50%.
  • Unmixed paint: Indefinite pot life when properly sealed.
  • Mixed paint: Roughly 4-6 hours without a cover.


Before sanding, cleanse with soap and water, then employ wax and grease remover. After sanding, apply primers where necessary. Adhere to the primer’s instructions and allow a day before painting with the metallic gray car paint color.


Our metallic gray auto paint is compatible with a variety of spray gun setups.

Application Guidance:

Here are steps to painting the metallic gray car paint:

  • Initial Application: Apply 2-3 consistent medium-wet coats from a distance of 6-10”.
  • Interval: Allow 15-20 minutes between coats.
  • Dust Coat: An additional dust coat might be necessary for metallic uniformity.
  • Clear Coating: Apply the clear coat within 45-60 minutes post the final color coat. Consult the clear coat tech data for specific times.

Drying Durations:

  • Dust Resistant: 30 minutes
  • Ready for Clear Coat: 45-60 minutes
  • Non-Tacky: 4-6 hours
  • Sand-Ready: 1 day
  • Fully Settled: 7-10 days
  • Buff and Shine: 7-10 days
  • Waxing: After 60 days

Physical Specifications:

  • VOC: Max 3.5lbs/gallon
  • Coverage: Approx. 300 sq. ft./gallon
  • Weight Solids: 39% on average
  • Volume Solids: Roughly 31.8%
  • Suggested Film Density: 1.0-2.0 mil
  • Shelf Durability: 12 months


Here is a beginner’s guide to automotive paint, to help you understand the in’s and out’s of the different types and application methods of paint.

If this metallic gray auto paint color isn’t quite what you’re looking for, please take a look at our other Two Stage Kits Acrylic Urethane Basecoat + Starfire Clear and Two Stage Kits products here.

Metallic Grey Car Paint FAQs

Considering metallic grey car paint, but not sure if it’s right for you? Here are some commonly asked questions about this auto paint color:

Is metallic car paint more expensive?

Yes, metallic car paints do tend to be a little pricier when compared with standard paint finishes. If you have a lower budget, it may be worth either waiting until you have more cash, or investing in a standard paint finish instead. Undecided? Let our car paint experts help!

What are the disadvantages of metallic paint?

Metallic paints, in addition to having a high upfront cost, can also be pricey when it comes to repairs and touching up the paintwork. However, the benefit to investing in metallic car paints is that they do a better job at concealing minor blemishes and dirt when compared with solid paints.

Is metallic car paint worth it?

Whether metallic car paint is worth investing in is up to you. If the sparkling look is what you’re going for for your car, then it’s definitely worth investing in a paint that looks good – plus does a great job of hiding blemishes and dirt!

Shop Paint For Cars Online

At Paint For Cars, we have a wide range of metallic car paints available, from cool metallic greys, greens, and blues, to warm oranges and yellows, to brilliant reds. Browse our online inventory and choose the perfect metallic auto paint for your vehicle today!

If you have further questions about proper application of our gray metallic car paint kit, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at 732-600-9770, email us at [email protected], or contact us online here.

Additional information

Weight27 lbs
Dimensions11 × 7 × 11 in


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