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      06-26-2014, 09:26 AM   #1
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Can this be touched up?

So getting out of my car yesterday from work, I had my M coffee thermos in the side pocket of my bag. Somehow during my exit, the thermos flew out of the side pocket and slammed into the side of my baby. I was beyond furious and almost shattered the mug but took a couple deep breaths and calmed down.

See the below pictures. Can something like this just be touched up? Or will something more elaborate have to be done to fix this. I'm really upset because it was so preventable. It may look small but its definitely noticeable... the chip is all the way through the paint. Excuse the dirt on the tire lol


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      06-26-2014, 09:33 AM   #2
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Dr.Colorchip will be your best bet short of a respray
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      06-26-2014, 09:39 AM   #3
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Oughhhh...through the paint !
When you are not happy with the result of Dr Collor chip you need a repaint !
Up to you.......

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Did it chip off your paint or is it a scuff on your clear coat? If it's just clear coat than I'm sure it can be buffed out.

BTW, Those super deeps are amazing
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      06-26-2014, 10:21 AM   #5
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Dr. Colorchip that bitch. Be patient, follow the directions and it'll look good as new after maybe 2 applications.
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lol @ Dr. Colorchip

This kinda stuff is good from 10 feet, get any closer and it shows as plain as day.
If done correctly (read: multiple layers) it won't be obvious until you're staring right at it from a few inches away.
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      06-26-2014, 12:00 PM   #7
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Oughhhh...through the paint !
When you are not happy with the result of Dr Collor chip you need a repaint !
Up to you.......

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Dr. Colorchip that bitch. Be patient, follow the directions and it'll look good as new after maybe 2 applications.
Thanks for the vid. Ill research this... this is what you all are referring to correct?
http://www.drcolorchip.com/store/sta...repair-kit.php

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Did it chip off your paint or is it a scuff on your clear coat? If it's just clear coat than I'm sure it can be buffed out.

BTW, Those super deeps are amazing
No its through the paint, not just clear coat.
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If done correctly (read: multiple layers) it won't be obvious until you're staring right at it from a few inches away.
Will this look close to OEM and hold up to washing and waxing? The video makes it look like cake...
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Dr Colorchip works best for small specks and chips. This looks rather large. Don't get your hopes up. It's worth a shot if you're hesitant about a respray.
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Thanks for the vid. Ill research this... this is what you all are referring to correct?
http://www.drcolorchip.com/store/sta...repair-kit.php



No its through the paint, not just clear coat.
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Will this look close to OEM and hold up to washing and waxing? The video makes it look like cake...
prep your car and follow the instructions. The results will look better than what you paid for the kit.

After you let it cure, you can wash, buff and wax it like it's factory paint.
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That'll buff right out
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      06-29-2014, 09:33 AM   #11
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prep your car and follow the instructions. The results will look better than what you paid for the kit.

After you let it cure, you can wash, buff and wax it like it's factory paint.
Ok, im going to order it today...

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That'll buff right out
I dont think so man, its deep
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The dirt on that tire annoys me more than the paint chip. Is that wrong?
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      07-01-2014, 05:43 PM   #13
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The dirt on that tire annoys me more than the paint chip. Is that wrong?
To be honest with you man, I agree...

I drive through a freaking dirt pile on the side of my driveway then get out an ding the side of my car... and the car was just cleaned the day before

The longer its been since it happened, the less it bothers me, but I'm still going to order DR colorchip because I can use it for the rock chips in the front too. Ill report back to the thread once I have done it to show results.
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The point of the color chip is to protect the actual metal of the part to prevent any further damage to the exposed surface, while also subtly covering up the imperfection. What people are saying is correct though: with multiple applications of the color chip you can effectively "fill" the chip with paint. Just be patient and you can achieve near perfection!
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Off topic - love those rims. what kind are they exactly? (Edit - Duh, in your sig. Nice rims nonetheless!)

Good luck with the paint. I would follow the suggestions above. I wouldn't respray it, IMO.
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