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Re: Looking for colour code on 1998 2.0 Renault Espace
Good advice already given.
Give the scratch a damn good compound & polish beforehand to restore the existing paintwork and possibly reduce the area you need to paint.
I would suggest using a touch up paint (aerosols tend to make the repair area bigger), plus if the scratches are quite deep, its easier to precisely build-up the layers.
Add some thinners to the paint (its notoriously thick otherwise), and apply using an open-ended paperclip (or similar) along the length of the scratch.
Do this a few times until you are happy with the paint depth, then apply the lacquer (again, thinners & paperclip).
Its best to allow a day between coats at this time of year unless you have a means of forcing the paint dry (I.R. lamp/heatgun/hairdrier). Needless to say, only apply paint when the surface is dry.
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