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Hi Noodle, have a read of my thread in to 'how to' section on the forum regarding paint repairs - if you need any further clarification, please don't hesitate to ask.

Regarding paint matching, the best bet for a near invisible repair is to keep the repair area as small as possible and only use a precise amount of paint in the scratch. The age of the car can also be a factor in matching - reds (and colours which have a high red input - i.e. browns) can fade badly - its even worse if they are metallics - since you can't cut-back the colour through the lacquer...


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