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Old 26th November 2007, 06:24   #31
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I do have the same problem with my swift sunlight copper color car. How u solved this?
Touch-up paints of different shades are available from :

List of Shades Available as on 1st October 2005
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Old 24th January 2008, 10:21   #32
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This sounds bad. Scratches are deep enough to go for a paint job.

There are workshops who can help in half the cost of your dealer/service point. Let me know where you stay and pm me for workshop's detail. But I can get back to you only after 10am today.

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I have a small dent in my car above my rear door handle which i think needs paiting job. Its a Virgin Blue Sen Estilo..I stay near NGEF Bangalore. So Can you suggest some good workshops?
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I have a sunlight copper color car and the scratches seem to have removed some paint off - as i can see some patches of black on the scratches there - will a touch up job be possible?
touch up will be possible, but the only problem is if it done using hand brush, it might look bad, otherwise if your car is new, then you can talk to the dealer and seek their help for machine touch up, this might work
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Old 24th January 2008, 13:15   #34
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How about going through exterior car detailing? They do remove writings if the metal has not been damaged,and only the paint coat has been affected.

Btw,rocksterraghu,Its true that if the car is dirty,children tend to run their fingers on it to do some writing on it.

But still,if we keep a clean car,some idiotic people feel jealous of the shine and add some scratches with whatever sharp thing they have.

Should we have a balance between these two to save our cars??

And,ancer,that's a beautiful shiny looking black sonata. Looks lovely!

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Old 24th January 2008, 14:28   #35
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Touch-up paints of different shades are available from :

List of Shades Available as on 1st October 2005

This product looks very promising, i watched the demo video.

if the shades are clear match then i believe this product can help lots and lots of people.

will try it this weekend and post the pics
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Old 24th January 2008, 16:16   #36
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Please dont try the paint cans the paint colour never matches and moreover it gets dull in a few days.
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Hi,

Try the 3m or do some vinyl
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Hi,

you can also go in for the paint job or Stickers but the old company charm will go any ways
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Dude why do you post some many messages at once. Why dont you put everything into one message and post it. Also you can edit your last post within 20 mins after posting.
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As I said before, get a teflon coating (or whatever it really is) done for your cars. While its effectiveness in protecting the paint from dulling is disputable, its very effective against monkey brains who scratch our cars instead of their backsides.

They think they have scratched the paint off because when the teflon coating comes off, it leaves a nice white mark which can be easily washed off.
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The horrible little kids who scratched our car had no trouble going through the Teflon :(
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Teflon coating is absolutely useless. 1000 odd bucks down the drain.
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Teflon coating is absolutely useless. 1000 odd bucks down the drain.
I dont think so.. It saved me a couple of times when someone deliberately scratched my car.. Better to spend 1000 odd bucks to save on potential repaint jobs which are much more expensive.
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Teflon is not really a scratch protection. Surely it is only a few molecules thick?

The idea of teflon is that dirt does not stick to it, so it is easier to wash off.
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Correct Thad.. As I have already said, Teflon coat may not serve its intended purpose. But the side effect of having this coat is a nice white line when people try to scratch off the paint. This white line is the coat peeling off rather than the paint.. hence it can be washed off (or even rubbed off as I have done so many times already).

Of course, the paint itself will be scratched off if the person is determined, has a lot of free time and is not easily fooled by the white line that comes up.
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