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Dec 14, 9:19am - #350923 
Fixing chips and scratches

I have a silver gts as you can see... it has a lot of scratches...
How would start? I got the touch up paint and I can't decide on what kind of sand paper i should get.

Should I sand paper the areas first then apply the touch up paint? If so what kind of sand paper?

Or use the touch up paint first then sand paper it with a fine grain sand paper like #1500.

Thanks in advance!

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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 14, 9:21am - #350924 
just the thought of sand paper makes me want to cry frown

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Dec 14, 9:23am - #350925 
Originally Posted by Celicacutie

just the thought of sand paper makes me want to cry frown


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 14, 9:47am - #350926 
asdf

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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 14, 9:48am - #350927 
wrtu

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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 14, 9:49am - #350928 
wow. waht happened?

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Dec 14, 9:54am - #350929 
Well... we were leasing the car and I just love the car so much that I decided to buy it. for 3 years I didn't really take care of the car and never redlined either. I've decided to take better care of MY car now... grin


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 14, 10:01am - #350930 
wow. goodluck smile great to hear you bought it. now its you duity ot go out and redline it wink

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Dec 14, 10:09am - #350931 
Yeah... but it's kinda embarrassing to show off my car when it has chips and scrtaches all over the car... any tips?


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Dec 14, 10:23am - #350932 

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Dec 14, 10:28am - #350933 
you coudl wetsand it with really fine sandpaper. then do that. to make sure there are no raised areas. jsut dont sand off the good pint wink

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Dec 14, 10:34am - #350934 
one word...LANGKA...google it...


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Dec 14, 10:35am - #350935 
this is just a suggestion: how about saving up to get a new color painted? a color that you've always wanted. spineyes


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Dec 14, 5:39pm - #350936 
yeah otherwise id just say havea a steady hand and patience


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Dec 14, 5:46pm - #350937 
Get a quote at a GOOD body shop. It's never going to look right when you fix it yourself.

OR

Come park in my lot and wait for a semi to hit your car... free paint. rofl


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Dec 14, 6:20pm - #350938 
lol rofl

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Dec 14, 7:18pm - #350939 
LOL yeah i was think about that too. Wait for someone to hit my car LOL rofl

But i just got that langka stuff. I wonder if it'll work

Also what's a good cleaner before I paint my car?


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Dec 14, 8:02pm - #350940 
paint thinner woudl be a good cleaner wink j/k

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Dec 14, 10:13pm - #350941 
rofl


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Jan 22, 1:07am - #350942 
Hey guys,anyone can suggest what would be the best shade of metalic silver spray paint the closest shade to the original liquid silver?except original touch up paint,I think that doesn't come in a spray can.

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Jan 22, 1:13am - #350943 
I got one more problem,all over my car(silver paint)there are tiny dots of rust,I do not know whether it's too unusual,but I do not think it should be like that.The GT is 2001.Is it possible to do something about that?Like wax or something? thanks

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