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paint chipping... #172830 May 6, 12:34am May 6, 12:34am
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paint chipping...
i have one the size of a quarter on one of my sideskirt. angry What is the BEST way to fix this? maybe a certain type/brand of paint?

Re: paint chipping... [Re: righteous_one] #172831 May 6, 12:46am May 6, 12:46am
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Re: paint chipping... [Re: righteous_one] #172832 May 6, 2:34am May 6, 2:34am
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Originally Posted by righteous_one
i have one the size of a quarter on one of my sideskirt. angry What is the BEST way to fix this? maybe a certain type/brand of paint?


If it's the size of a quarter, I'd take a quarter and paint it the color you need, then...ahhh, you can probly figure it out grin

Re: paint chipping... [Re: Stephen] #172833 May 6, 9:12am May 6, 9:12am
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Talk to toyota...they can hook you up with your paint..


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Re: paint chipping... [Re: SPec_ceLICA] #172834 May 6, 9:15am May 6, 9:15am
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the BEST way to fix it is to take the piece to a good bodyshop, and make sure they use DuPont, PPG, or Sherwin-Williams paint, and have them repaint it. really, there is no other good way... touchup paint will never match right, so you'll always be able to see it, and yu run the risk with a chip that big, of it spreading. I'd say just pony up the cash, and get it done at a shop!


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Re: paint chipping... [Re: carbon_blue_gt] #172835 May 6, 10:48am May 6, 10:48am
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get paint from toyota so it matches perfectly

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