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Old 04-13-2005   #1
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touch up paint

anybody ever use touch up paint and done a good job. some ****er at my school keyed my car and i need to touch it up. its a little area like the size of a couple nickles. damn i find out who ***** gonna pop off. but anyways. anybody try using touch up paint to fix something like this without making it look even worse.
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i have had to use touch up paint, it worked pretty well, i waxed the section that i touched up after the paint had dried and it looks good.
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Clean it real good before you use it, use primer, overfill the scratch with paint then use super ultra mega fine 2000+ grit wet sand paper to get it back down level. Buff, wax and go.
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k ill give it a shot on my day off. this really made my day shitty.
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Does the touch up paint from the dealer have a big difference from the ones you can get at Kragen's?
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Clean it real good before you use it, use primer, overfill the scratch with paint then use super ultra mega fine 2000+ grit wet sand paper to get it back down level. Buff, wax and go.

what he said....also..if u go to a dealer..which you probably still have the warranty for your car... and ask them if they will fix it for you.. sometimes they will...
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how deep are they? can you get your finger nail caught in them? if they arent very deep you can buff them out.
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its deep. you can see white in the scratches. its pretty shitty. but i bought some 1500grit sandpaper today so on the weekend im doin this.i also picked up a new toolset to make me feel a bit better. hahah
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