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Re: Stone Chips and Touch up paint

A good link, but an awful lot of info overload.

TBH, what I would recommend is obtaining some paint thinners, some Kurust and a paperclip.

Apply the Kurust into the chip and allow it to dry (half an hour is plenty), then apply some thinners to the bottle of paint & lacquer, then shake both vigorously. Open up one end of the paperclip (so you have a single point) and dip it into the paint, and apply into the chip, from the middle outwards - do this until the paint is fairly level and allow it to dry (I'd leave it overnight), then follow the same procedure for applying the lacquer.

Once you have applied all coats, leave it at least a week (at this time of year), before washing the car - and apply a normal car wax over the entire panel - the result may not be absolutely perfect, but you will have saved further damage, and it will be something that if done well, only you will still know where to look.

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