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Old 03-25-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Touch up paint

Hey guys I was wondering if touch up paint would fix scratches and some scuffs. Also what do you do if you put the touch up paint on and it's darker than your cars coat. Does anyone know where I can get some touch up paint online?
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:03 PM   #2
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Dr. ColorChip works pretty good. I've tried several and theirs seems to match the best and its easy to use.

http://www.drcolorchip.com/
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If you have a non-metallic color, I would go for dr color chip they blend really well and is very durable compared to most touch up paints INCLUDING the oem touch up paint. Reasons is because dr color chip uses enamel for the paints whereas bmw and over the counter ones use lacquer (causes incompatibility when using urethan or factory paint)
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I have the topaz blue paint color. I'm not sure if it's metallic or not...
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I have the topaz blue paint color. I'm not sure if it's metallic or not...
it's metallic. use the official bmw touch up paint. you can buy it directly from BMW. It will come with a clear coat application to protect the metallic flaking of the base coat.

Apply with care because laquer is less durable than enamel and tends to shrink.
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Old 03-26-2013, 11:19 AM   #6
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It is best used for rock chips. If you are brush touching scratches and scuffs, there is a 90% chance that it will look worse/blobbed/garbled up than it did before.
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