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Old 8th December 2009, 19:29   #1
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Default Which 2k cobra paint for santro? Dupont, deltron or ICI?

Actually, someone in Ghaziabad vandalized the Santro's bootlid by scratching with an abusive word written in hindi, and of course, it needs to be repainted, which will be done by my "local" body shop (not in company A.S.S.). All I want to know is which brand of pant is best quality for that close to showroom finish for the Santro?

Dupont
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or ICI autocolour?

Colour is metallic bright silver, paint code QO.
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I'd go with Dupont (am a satisfied customer). Solid high quality stuff.
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While the paint brand and quality does matter, the competence and experience of the painter matters even more for a good job.
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While the paint brand and quality does matter, the competence and experience of the painter matters even more for a good job.
Precisely. +1 to that. IMO there aren't too many skilled painters around, whose workmanship can match that of the factory finish. This includes the so called A.S.S too.
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Does your local body shop has the oven bake thingy. That gives real nice finish.
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Update:

Went to nimbus, ghaziabad and asked if it will be covered under insurance, they said "yes", since the decklid also had a small dent on the left hand side.

but that didn't stop many padosis asking me "yeh kya hua, kaisa hua, kab hua aur kyon hua"?, because that "word" is visible from far off.

The car will go to nimbus for painting tomorrow.
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