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Old 11-05-2013, 12:12 AM   #1
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Touch up paint for grey AMRs?

I have out approximately 85 miles on my brand new 20" AMRs and I already have a decent rock chip on my passenger front...
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I found some touch up... Thanks for the help
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That's my point. I'm about to delete my account on this forum. SVTP and sn97 are way better apparently
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That's my point. I'm about to delete my account on this forum. SVTP and sn97 are way better apparently
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I have out approximately 85 miles on my brand new 20" AMRs and I already have a decent rock chip on my passenger front...
I'm sorry to hear about the rock chips. Some roads are brutal, my factory brembo wheels have taken a beating with only 1,200 miles on the car.

I don't know exactly where you could get touch up paint to match the Charcoal. I would recommend checking all local parts stores and see if you can track down something close.

I wish I could be more help here!

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I'm sorry to hear about the rock chips. Some roads are brutal, my factory brembo wheels have taken a beating with only 1,200 miles on the car.

I don't know exactly where you could get touch up paint to match the Charcoal. I would recommend checking all local parts stores and see if you can track down something close.

I wish I could be more help here!

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Thanks for the response Dan. I'm not a HUGE stickler for everything being perfect because I realize it's a car and it goes down the highway, so things will happen. I just never expected it to be so soon. This car gets driven to car shows and occasional dates with the woman on the weekends only so id like to keep it as show worthy as possible. I've found a really close color touch up that's actually a GM color. I'm hoping the GM touch up paint doesn't make my car slower :p.

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I feel like I'm talking to myself sometimes on this forum. I'll post a status and it could be a legit question and nobody answers. Then someone says "what exhaust should I run" and everyone flocks to that post... It's annoying.
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Thanks for the response Dan. I'm not a HUGE stickler for everything being perfect because I realize it's a car and it goes down the highway, so things will happen. I just never expected it to be so soon. This car gets driven to car shows and occasional dates with the woman on the weekends only so id like to keep it as show worthy as possible. I've found a really close color touch up that's actually a GM color. I'm hoping the GM touch up paint doesn't make my car slower :p.

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I feel like I'm talking to myself sometimes on this forum. I'll post a status and it could be a legit question and nobody answers. Then someone says "what exhaust should I run" and everyone flocks to that post... It's annoying.
haha Im running straight pipe mufflers don't leave haha
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Please share what touch up paint you used. I have the same color wheels and would love to be prepared for the inevitable.
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Yes. Please share. Am out magnets into my wheel well when they balanced them and it attracts to curbs. Never had this problem before I bought rims. And I've tried to be so carful. I've recently thought about paying to have them repainted. So what's your secret. Which him paint.
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The color is called storm grey metallic. It's NG GM 522 color code I believe. It's pretty dang close to a perfect match but you have to be careful with it because I don't believe it would match if it covered a huge area
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The color is called storm grey metallic. It's NG GM 522 color code I believe. It's pretty dang close to a perfect match but you have to be careful with it because I don't believe it would match if it covered a huge area
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The color is called storm grey metallic. It's NG GM 522 color code I believe. It's pretty dang close to a perfect match but you have to be careful with it because I don't believe it would match if it covered a huge area
Thanks bro. You really helped me out. Hope this works. Any suggestions on how to apply
Front and back rims need some help.
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Thanks bro. You really helped me out. Hope this works. Any suggestions on how to apply Front and back rims need some help.
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Thanks bro. You really helped me out. Hope this works. Any suggestions on how to apply Front and back rims need some help.
thatll buff right out np
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Thanks bro. You really helped me out. Hope this works. Any suggestions on how to apply
Front and back rims need some help.
First, put the wheels on the car and have the bent portion of the wheel at the highest point of the wheel well. Proceed to get a 3ton floor jack and use the jack to lift up on the bent portion of the wheel and lift the car. If you make sure to pour touch up paint all over the jack AND lift the wheel before it dries, You will find that both of those wheels will magically turn into wheels from a mustang and the touch up paint will have fixed any chips while you jacked up the car.
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Make sure to put a small amount of clear over the touch up. Most metallics are metallics because they actually have metal flakes in them. This metal when exposed to the elements can corrode and be more susceptible to a adhesion failure. Make sure it's at least 60* when you do the touch up. Good luck!
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First, put the wheels on the car and have the bent portion of the wheel at the highest point of the wheel well. Proceed to get a 3ton floor jack and use the jack to lift up on the bent portion of the wheel and lift the car. If you make sure to pour touch up paint all over the jack AND lift the wheel before it dries, You will find that both of those wheels will magically turn into wheels from a mustang and the touch up paint will have fixed any chips while you jacked up the car.
worked like a charm. Wasn't sure you knew what your were talking about. But fully brought my rim back to exactly what it looked like before. Thanks ZLwhat.
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worked like a charm. Wasn't sure you knew what your were talking about. But fully brought my rim back to exactly what it looked like before. Thanks ZLwhat.
Those wheels are so sexy. Do they come in 20x10?
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Those wheels are so sexy. Do they come in 20x10?
yeah. It's a big upgrade. Called smokey the fire preventer. With those, there's no need to keep a fire extinguisher around.
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Just wanted to give a shout out to zlwhat and say the paint he suggested worked very well. I took some pictures but they really didn't do it justice. From more than 3 feet away you can't tell the color difference. Here's a decent pic of half the wheel. I swerved so I wouldn't hit a ant in the road middle of the road and well. Yeah.
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Just wanted to give a shout out to zlwhat and say the paint he suggested worked very well. I took some pictures but they really didn't do it justice. From more than 3 feet away you can't tell the color difference. Here's a decent pic of half the wheel. I swerved so I wouldn't hit a ant in the road middle of the road and well. Yeah.
Ouch! I'm glad I could help! Like I said, it's not a 100% match but it looks a hell of a lot better than chips in the paint.
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Ouch! I'm glad I could help! Like I said, it's not a 100% match but it looks a hell of a lot better than chips in the paint.
Very true. And like I said. From more than 3-5 feet away. You can't tell nothing.
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