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Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection Anything related to keeping your Camaro clean and in good cosmetic condition.

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Old 05-02-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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Trunk chip?

I just noticed this chip today while painting my rear bowtie. Anybody out there have a similar chip in that position? I barely use the trunk and I don't slam it so I don't know how it happened. The ends of the trunklid do come down at the corners so I guess it somehow rubbed there at some point?

I'm thinking of taking it to the dealer but i dont want them to just put a touch up pen to it. What would an appropriate fix consist of (re-spray the area and blend?)
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:22 PM   #2
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Mask the area off and clean it real good and touch it up with a spray can of rally yellow nobody but you will ever notice
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:43 PM   #3
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Touch up paint building up higher than it originally was. Then when it's dry, wet sand it with 1200 grit. You"ll never be able to see it.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:38 PM   #4
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Looks like a likely place where a drip would have occurred and thus broke free........
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:45 PM   #5
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I'll add on to what Cheveey57 wrote. Go Autozone and get a can of polishing compound. Now take a rag with some compound rub the area with using a slight pressure. You get lucky a body if to take a cup with a body shop paint shop might give you some.
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Old 05-03-2013, 10:29 AM   #6
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Looks like a likely place where a drip would have occurred and thus broke free........
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I'll add on to what Cheveey57 wrote. Go Autozone and get a can of polishing compound. Now take a rag with some compound rub the area with using a slight pressure. You get lucky a body if to take a cup with a body shop paint shop might give you some.
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Make sure to decontaminate the area first before applying touch up paint + clear coat.

Claying / polishing should suffice...make sure to allow sufficient time for the touch up paint to dry before applying the clearcoat..
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