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Old 6th February 2009, 11:40   #1
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hi Folks,

My safari suffered a small shunt a couple of days back, and this has left it with a few scratches and an ugly gash below the ORVM on the LHS passenger door.

while the scratches will be taken care of by some rubbing compund, the gash (2 or 3 streaks of deep indentation in the sheet metal about 2 inches long) are such that they will not go away with denting.

So I am thinking of a quick fix solution- covering the area with some graphics/decals. the earlier TCIC safari came with some decals but they are no longer available with TML.

can anyone suggest me a good place in Hyd where I can get hold of some tasteful graphics/stickers- I do not want anything flashy.

Also, can anyone suggest on the longevity and durability of these stickers. I do not want to go in for them if they start peeling off after a few months,

Thanks

Himanshu

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Himanshu, why don't you try the Com-Paint Touchup Spray Paint, aerosol spray paint, supplier of spray paint,spray, spray paint, touchup, touch-up, aerosol spray paint manufacturers, spray paint,Touchup, Touch-up Spray, Spray Bottle, aerosol spray paint manufacturer, com-paint manuf

There is a thread dedicated to it as well.

Don't you just hate it if the person who dents your car is known to you (directly or indirectly) and that prevents a complete release of anger.
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Imran, the touch up spray will only take care of the paint- it is the small but deep dents that I find very annoying and hate to look at tehm when I am walking up to the car in the morning.

I checked with a couple of garages and they have advised against a denting job. hence the thought about the stickers and a quick fix solution.
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Imran, the touch up spray will only take care of the paint- it is the small but deep dents that I find very annoying and hate to look at tehm when I am walking up to the car in the morning.

I checked with a couple of garages and they have advised against a denting job. hence the thought about the stickers and a quick fix solution.

Based on your description the dent doesnt seem much, but the scratch is deep, I can give you a quick-fix with a small DIY (if you are willing) and then you can touch up using com-paint.

Please post a picture from lets say 4-5 ft distance for a better understanding on the scratch.

But you need to be willing for a DIY.

Com-paint thread is here (Touch up paint tubes)

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