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Old 04-08-2019, 09:21 PM
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Best way to fix rock chips on the front of the car??
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Old 04-09-2019, 08:37 AM
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Not knowing:
The color of the car and if it is a solid color or metallic/pearl/tri-stage color.
How many paint jobs are on the panels effected. ( layers of paint)
How deep these chips are due to possible body panel damage or paint thickness.
Or if these chips have been waxed over and filled in with wax or polish.
How large the paint chips are...and...has the paint 'spidered out' from the impact area and began to lift...
What your desired result on how it looks when completed needs to look like.

It is kind of hard to tell you much of anything.

BUT...the 'best way'...if you really want to get technical... is to strip the panel to remove all paint ( or at least to a good break point in the panel design) so there is no possible 'ring out' effect in the future....or possible swelling of feathered back paint layers due to solvent sensitivity.

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Old 04-10-2019, 02:15 AM
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2010 cyber grey. They are very small chips on the front of the car. But down to primer might be better off taking to body shop and let them see. Have been kicking around to ceramic coat the car or not. I know that won’t help with that issue though

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Not knowing:
The color of the car and if it is a solid color or metallic/pearl/tri-stage color.
How many paint jobs are on the panels effected. ( layers of paint)
How deep these chips are due to possible body panel damage or paint thickness.
Or if these chips have been waxed over and filled in with wax or polish.
How large the paint chips are...and...has the paint 'spidered out' from the impact area and began to lift...
What your desired result on how it looks when completed needs to look like.

It is kind of hard to tell you much of anything.

BUT...the 'best way'...if you really want to get technical... is to strip the panel to remove all paint ( or at least to a good break point in the panel design) so there is no possible 'ring out' effect in the future....or possible swelling of feathered back paint layers due to solvent sensitivity.

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Old 04-10-2019, 09:17 AM
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Touching up these chips is do-able with a brush with few hairs on it and filling them in but it can take TIME.

THEN..I would wrap that area with the clear film .

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Old 04-10-2019, 09:35 AM
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Or you can do this. Buy your touch up paint and the Loew Cornell Fine Line Painting Pen and have at it. The pen is less than $10.
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Take a look at the Dr Color Chip system. It works great for the small stuff.

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I have that paint pen and I can say that using it on a solid colored car is one thing.,.,.but trying to get metallic paint to look like like nothing ever happened is a shot in the dark and more than likely not going to go as easy as some may feel....or show you on an internet video. They generally are doing this on a solid color paint.

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