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Old 12-08-2009, 08:25 PM   #1
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Question How to use BMW touch up paint??

I have a small chip in the driver side door. I went to the BMW dealership, and purchased some touch up paint. It came with one little bottle titled basecoat, and another titled clear lacquer. Can someone instruct me on how to use these?
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:32 PM   #2
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I clean the area with alcohol or sand lightly with a small piece of sandpaper if there is any light rust. then use a toothpick to apply the paint, the brush will put too much. I would put a few very light applications. apply the paint lightly with a toothpick and let it dry, then repeat. you can do the same with the clear but with it I usually use the brush but scrape most of it off but leave enough where you can lightly cover the area.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:45 PM   #3
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wait so which one do u use first?
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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Use the basecoat first, let dry and then apply the clear.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:58 PM   #5
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:14 PM   #6
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Do what the previous posters said, they're spot on.. After everything is said and done and dry, you can wetsand the area then buff it out so it blends even better.
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Old 12-08-2009, 10:14 PM   #7
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its just touch paint man lol
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Old 12-08-2009, 10:46 PM   #8
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Yeah, if you cant figure out how to paint something, god help you.
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Old 12-08-2009, 11:00 PM   #9
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what is wetsanding??
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Old 12-08-2009, 11:02 PM   #10
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your making it out to be the end of the world bro relax. everythings going to be ok. and listen to IKE, he was spot on. it's a pretty simple process man. you wont mess up
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it was thirty dollars at the bmw dealership. Ha yeah it turned out ok thanks you guys.
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I have a tire that's low on air, I drove to a service station and I'm standing at the pump...but unsure. Can somebody help me?
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I had pretty good success with the Langka kit to knock down the blobs that are caused by the touch-up paint.

I had very good success with Dr. Colorchip:
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1201988
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I use the same OEM BMW touch up paint from the dealer on my car and it has detailed directions on the box..........if you can read these replies, why the funk can you NOT read the box?????????
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wait so which one do u use first?
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I have a tire that's low on air, I drove to a service station and I'm standing at the pump...but unsure. Can somebody help me?
You fill the tire first, then take the cap off the stem.
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it was thirty dollars at the bmw dealership. Ha yeah it turned out ok thanks you guys.
$37 for me wtf
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I use the same OEM BMW touch up paint from the dealer on my car and it has detailed directions on the box..........if you can read these replies, why the funk can you NOT read the box?????????
Noobs can only read stuff written by other noobs. So OP is here.
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