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    Paint Chip

    Bummed to see this the other day.

    Seems like a deep one, anyone had experience with fixing this sort of thing?
       

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    Where exactly is this located? Can you take a picture thats further away?

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    It is a tricky thing to make it vanish, again I'd find a great local restoration and paint shop, and ask them what they'd recommend, and remember to ask a few till you find the one that feels right.
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    For smaller chips I like Dr. Colorchip. Just type that into Google.

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    Finding it difficult to get a good snap of where it was on the car due to confinement of garage...

    Here's a general area front 1/4 angle and it is just above the wheel.

    You can see a slight whitish blur in the photo below and that shows where the chip is.
       

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    You really could try Dr. Colorchip for this. Its a pretty easy product to use and shouldn't damage your paint.

    https://www.drcolorchip.com

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    I did not know the car has black primer ???? I filled a chip up with the OEM paint ...gives a small dent.
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    Is the area noticeable once you've used Dr. Colorchip?

    yeah, I was surprised about how deep this was going right through the primer!

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    If its that deep then it will likely be noticeable. I didn't think it was that deep and I went back and looked again and yes, good eyes Ton! I think you really would have to find a paint specialist. They might be able to do it with touch up paint but they will need to be a skilled hand. Dr Colorchip is great for little small chips and you don't need to be a skilled hand.

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    I've had pretty good luck using a product called Langka for paint chip repairs using BMW touch up paint. I have a chip on my hood that was pretty deep and after using this, I can still see it but most people don't until I point it out. It took a couple of times to get it to what I consider good enough but not perfect.

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