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Offline geoff_2108

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Touch up paint
« on: May 08, 2008, 10:18:04 PM »
Hi,

do Mazda dealers sell touch up paint kits?  I had a Peugot a few years back and it came with a little tube of metallic paint for touch ups and another tube of clear laquer to go over the paint?

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2008, 11:10:42 PM »
Yes, costs less than a fiver for a little paint and lacquer set. I bought one a few weeks ago.

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2008, 09:05:18 AM »
+1. I just bought True Red and a Briliant Black set for both my motors. Took a couple of days for the dealer to get them in. £3.75 + VAT (£4.19 inc).

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2008, 10:32:37 AM »
Me too.  Ordered a Phantom blue, @  £4.19 it's not worth looking anywhere else.  And I thought that was +vat! 

Thanks a15cro for showing that it's the inc VAT price.

Does anyone know what thinners you need for this though?  I'd guess at cellulose, but I'd rather have confirmation.


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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2008, 01:08:17 PM »
Me too.  Ordered a Phantom blue, @  £4.19 it's not worth looking anywhere else.  And I thought that was +vat! 

Thanks a15cro for showing that it's the inc VAT price.

Does anyone know what thinners you need for this though?  I'd guess at cellulose, but I'd rather have confirmation.



it comes with the laquer as well.
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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2008, 02:46:51 PM »
Cellulose is correct.
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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2009, 10:02:54 PM »
Bollocks - I just paid £9.20 for touch-up and lacquer pack from dealer. Black Mica
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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2009, 11:04:12 PM »
you only need thinners if you are spraying the paint, and cellouse is no good for modern paints. best using the paint thick, and if its only a chip, something lick a toothpich with a sharp point works great, and as for lacquer, i find it highlights the touchup, no matter how much care you take to apply it, not using it wont have any rust problems, well that said depends on what you are touching up

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2009, 09:19:41 AM »
....but should you use a fine paintbrush and want to clean it off then use cellulose.

|Personally I dont use the supplied brush either. I have an artist brush that I have trimmed down into a megga fine point, or back in the day we used to use a piece of masking tape fashioned into a touch up tool!  ;D (1988  :P)
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« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2014, 10:27:48 PM »
ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! i got a genuine mazda winning blue touch up paint kit from ebay and either my technique is wrong or the paint is a bad match.

does anyone have a guide or tips or can point me in right direction?

some van has clipped the front drivers side bumper leaving a mix of light and deep scratches.

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Touch up paint
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2014, 10:27:48 PM »