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Old 03-14-2016, 12:18 AM   #1
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Removing Rock Chips

So I got a couple ugly rock chips on my 2014 DIB Gt. I bought Chipex but I don't seem to get it right. Anybody have any tips? Should I try Dr. Colorchip? What's the best method besides getting a paint job? Thanks in advance!!!
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Touch up paint will always be noticeable if you look close. The only way to really 'get rid' of them, is to sand down, feather the edges, and respray.
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I've used Dr. Colorchip and if you follow their process, the paint fills the chips pretty well and the repair would be very difficult to see. The touch-up paint that comes in those little pens is much harder to get to fill the chips and bring them level with the rest of the paint, resulting in a more unsightly repair.
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I might just do that and buy that. I'm not really happy with Chipex or maybe my method isn't right. According to the videos on YouTube, the results look really good but I'm not getting any luck.
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I've used Dr Colorchip as well and am very happy with the outcome.
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Is the ford touch up paint good? When I had my Vette I used the Chevy touch up and it worked fairly well.
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The Ford stuff is so-so. The color seemed to darken with time and it eventually flaked away.

Dr. Colorchip seems to have held up better, but it is spendier.
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So after trial and error, I finally got the technique down with chipex. Using the edge of a credit card or something of that nature helps out a lot. Putting a couple layers also works better.
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I've used the Dr. Colorchip. The Sterling gray was a perfect match. I find it works better if you don't use their filling putty and just carefully layer in the paint instead.
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