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Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol

Part No. UC101 Warranty Details  
Dupli-Color offers a complete line of undercoating products ideal for providing protection for wheel wells, gas tanks, frames and supports, weld joints, floor pans, doors, and quarter panels. Dupli-Color Undercoat offers economical protection plus paintability, moisture resistance, corrosions resistance, and a durable rubberized finish.

Product Features:
  • Industry Leading Touch-Up Paint Technology
  • Duplicates Original Volkswagen Colors
  • Roller Ball Tip Ideal For Precision And Control
  • Taper-Tip Brush Ideal For Large Coverage
  • Dry To Touch In 20 Minutes / Handle In 40 Minutes
  • Clear Coat Needed To Match Original Factory Finish
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Application Method:Spray
Color:Black
Compatible Surfaces:Metal
Container/Package Size:16 oz
Container/Package Type:AEROSOL CAN
Flammable:Yes
Paintable:No
Protect From Freezing:No
Rubberized:Yes
Shelf Life:2 years
Sound Deadening:No
Tack Free Time:1 hour

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DuplicolorUndercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol
 
3.9

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Can withstand use (7)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home garage (13)
  • Upkeep (8)
  • Automotive repair shop (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (8), Casual driver (6), Mechanic (6), Truck enthusiast (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Top-Notch

Quality Stuff. Costs [$], did the rear skid-plate on my Grand Cherokee which was a standard silver with spots of rust here and there. FORGOT TO SHAKE CAN WELL BEFORE USE AND...Read complete review

Quality Stuff. Costs [$], did the rear skid-plate on my Grand Cherokee which was a standard silver with spots of rust here and there. FORGOT TO SHAKE CAN WELL BEFORE USE AND IT WAS GOBBY. AFTER I SHOOK IT WAS just like applying normal spray-paint. Looks quite thin but when it dries it thickens right up. I'm extremely impressed and will be sure to use it in a lot of other areas if I can.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Touchup for your existing undercoating

This product is too thin to use as a real thick protective coating. It successfully hides repairs and gives old OEM undercoating a fresh dark black look.

This product is too thin to use as a real thick protective coating. It successfully hides repairs and gives old OEM undercoating a fresh dark black look.

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2.0

I'd probably pass.

By 

from Cincinnati, Oh

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Level 3

Pros

  • Price

Cons

  • Not Great

Best Uses

  • Home Garage
  • Upkeep

Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

I believe I read another review before I bought this stuff that said it was too thin to be the main product used. They were right, it's not as heavy duty as the can you might pay twice as much for. I'm not pleased with the results, I probably share some of the blame for not prepping the surface well. I plan to return the two cans I didn't use.

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1.0

Waste of money

By 

from St. Charles, Illinois

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

    Cons

    • CHEAP
    • Comes Right Off
    • Flimsy
    • Non Protective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

      Bought this after reading the review's which all said it was good, I tried to spray it on my 95 F-150, I sprayed it on the rocker panels and let it dry for two days without touching it and when I went to go for a drive, I accidently wiped my foot across it and it came right off onto my shoe. I bought one can from Napa for a few dollars more and it worked great, that is where I would go for undercoat. Don't buy this its really bad.

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      5.0

      Great Product

      By 

      from Strasburg,Va

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      Level 2

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

          Product was at a great price and went with no problem..Works and looks great. Will use again.

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          5.0

          Works great

          By 

          from Lancaster, NY

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Do it yourself, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Garage
            • Upkeep

            Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

            Works great.

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Cheap but good

            By 

            from pevely, Mo.

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            Level 4

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage

              Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

              Shake well and allow for long dry times. however after the wait product holds up pretty good so far. Did the bumpers and grill on my 1987 Ford Ranger about 4 months ago and is still holding up strong.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great value!

              By 

              from Rochester ny

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              Level 1

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Automotive Repair Shop
                  • Home Garage
                  • Upkeep

                  Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

                  Great buy, long lasting and good coverage. Hard to beat

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                  (3 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Quality at a fraction of the price

                  By 

                  from Atco, NJ

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

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                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • None Good Product

                  Best Uses

                  • Automotive Repair Shop
                  • Home Garage

                  Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

                  This undercoating goes on real nice, dries fast, paintable. It's good for classic restorations, use for after replacing body parts, you can match OEM rustproofing in trunks, it paints up real nice and looks good.

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                  (16 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Touchup for your existing undercoating

                  By 

                  from Boca Raton, Florida

                  About Me Competitive Driver, Mechanic

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                  Level 3

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Thin Like Paint
                  • Use Dropcloth

                  Best Uses

                  • Use Over Existing Oem

                  Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

                  This product is too thin to use as a real thick protective coating. It successfully hides repairs and gives old OEM undercoating a fresh dark black look.

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                  (14 of 33 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  excellent product for an excellent price

                  By 

                  from jim thorpe pa

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                  Level 3

                  Pros

                  • Can Withstand Use
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Automotive Repair Shop
                    • Gutters
                    • Home Garage
                    • Upkeep

                    Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

                    This product works just like flex seal at a fraction of the cost!!!
                    I used flex seal and your paying for the advertising.
                    Its a flexible spray rubber coating.
                    Good for undercoat, sealing gutters and anything you want to seal it only comes in black but you can also paint over .it

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                    (17 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Does the job and then some....

                    By 

                    from Seattle

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Aerosol is powerful
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Economical

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Garage

                      Comments about Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol:

                      I used this product on the center section of the underside of a fiberglass hood on a restored black sports car. That area, although painted the same as the rest of the car, looked rough and shabby due to the texture of the epoxy resin and fiberglass cloth.

                      The undercoat filled the pattern in the cloth very nicely and dried to an almost uniform texture, which is very pleasing to my eye. Since the car is black, I left the coating unpainted and it contrasts very nicely with the sides and front of the hood underside which are smooth and color-sanded black gloss.

                      I gave it 5 stars, although I've yet to put many miles on the car since applying the coating. Time will tell....

                      Drying time was a couple of days due to humidity and cool temperature, but so far it looks great! I was very careful when prepping and masking the car, and followed the directions as closely as possible. Couldn't do anything about the weather. :)

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                      • Q:

                        i need white , not black!!! do u have that?
                        Asked on 6/30/2014 by Den

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hi Den, No, the Duplicolor undercoat in white is currently unavailable online.

                          Answered on 7/1/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        How much square footage should 1 can cover?
                        Asked on 11/20/2013 by Taylor from United States

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Great question Taylor, 1 16 oz. can of Duplicolor Undercoat should cover approximately 24 square feet.

                          Answered on 11/21/2013 by Heath from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Can i use this to coat a rusted frame to prevent further rusting? and/or what can i use to remove rust before i use this?
                        Asked on 8/18/2013 by Mandi

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          The Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol (Part No. UC101) ideal for providing protection for wheel wells, gas tanks, frames and supports, weld joints, floor pans, doors, and quarter panels. Dupli-Color Undercoat offers economical protection plus paintability, moisture resistance, corrosions resistance, and a durable rubberized finish. Also, please refer the Duplicolor Rust Fix, Rust Converter, Black, 10.25 oz. Aerosol (Part No. RF129) that destroys rust on contact by bonding and transforming it into a sandable and paintable surface. Sprays on clear and transforms into a black, metal protecting coating that prevents future rust from forming. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 8/19/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Would this work to seal around the air conditioner on the roof on a motorhome?
                        Asked on 6/17/2013 by Rich

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          The Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol (Part No. UC101) offers a complete line of undercoating products ideal for providing protection for wheel wells, gas tanks, frames and supports, weld joints, floor pans, doors, and quarter panels. Dupli-Color Undercoat offers economical protection plus paintability, moisture resistance, corrosion resistance, and a durable rubberized finish. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 6/17/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have been told that because it is rubberized, that its not great for certian uses, because when it gets hot it will melt, like rubber? it this true?
                        Asked on 3/20/2013 by Thomas from Summerville, SC

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          With reference to the inquiry for the Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol (Part No. UC101) the required information has been sent to your email address. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 3/21/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Is it flammable after it drys?
                        Asked on 4/6/2012 by Kim from Monitcello, AR

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          This Duplicolor Undercoat, Black, 16 oz. Aerosol Part number UC101 is not flammable once it get dried.

                          Answered on 4/7/2012 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        what if i sprayed it 12 hours ago and its still kinda wet
                        Asked on 2/1/2012 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Dupli color says, Paints can be wet sanded and buffed to a smooth glossy finish. After all paints steps are complete let paint dry for 24-48 hours depending on products used. So I would recommend that you check for the result after 24-48 hours.

                          Answered on 2/2/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                      • Q:

                        can this be used to seal a slight leak on a cracked seal of a sun roof on a car?
                        Asked on 8/24/2011 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          No, this could not be used on your application.

                          Answered on 8/25/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        can this be used on gutters
                        Asked on 7/12/2011 by The novice from Columbus, OH

                        2 answers

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Yes, it can be used.

                          Answered on 7/15/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                        • A:

                          yes

                          Answered on 10/12/2011 by roof repair experts from pittsburgh
                      • Q:

                        WHAT IS THE DRY TIME?
                        Asked on 8/11/2010 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Dry to touch in 1 Hour / Handle in 2 Hours.

                          Answered on 8/11/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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