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Old 08-16-2009, 08:18 PM   #1
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Applying touch up paint to actually look good

Hello,

Just nicked my door edge with the stupid lawn mower. It's very small, but none the less, it is there.

The first thing I plan to do is get the real touch up paint from the dealership. I've heard that applying it with a toothpick is better, but my real question is, can the touchup paint be rubbed down, or buffed, to be smooth with the real paint. It's so small, I'm not going to mess with clear coat (for now at least). How workable is this stuff when it comes to making it 'really' match the original paint?
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Old 08-16-2009, 08:25 PM   #2
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Get Drcolorchip its good stuff http://www.drcolorchip.com/
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Old 08-17-2009, 01:21 PM   #3
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I just odered some of the Dr. Color stuff. It should be in any day. Ill let you know how it works if you want...
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:43 AM   #4
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Definitely want to know!

I have never seen touch-up paint look good on anything, so if this drcolorchip stuff works really, really well... well then let us know!
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:27 AM   #5
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I have never seen touch-up paint look good on anything, so if this drcolorchip stuff works really, really well... well then let us know!
Copy above, when up close it always looks like touch up paint.
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:27 PM   #6
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Yes you should buff down the touch up paint. I've done it on mine and a few other cars that I have detailed with the P&C
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Old 10-06-2009, 06:13 PM   #7
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I just odered some of the Dr. Color stuff. It should be in any day. Ill let you know how it works if you want...
So how did it turn out?
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