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KCW002
01-31-2004, 07:20 PM
Any ideas out there?

Thanks In Advance-

Kevin

Emission
01-31-2004, 10:13 PM
I'd just go to your local auto parts store and find a touch-up paint that looks close.

My wife banged-up her Volvo wheels a couple years back. I used sandpaper to smooth the damage, then found some silver paint that looked pretty darn close. From five feet, you couldn't see the damage!

I'd suggest buying three bottles. Get one you think is right, then get one a shade lighter, then one a shade darker. One of the three will be perfect (total investment about $10).

KCW002
02-01-2004, 08:57 AM
I'd just go to your local auto parts store and find a touch-up paint that looks close.

My wife banged-up her Volvo wheels a couple years back. I used sandpaper to smooth the damage, then found some silver paint that looked pretty darn close. From five feet, you couldn't see the damage!

I'd suggest buying three bottles. Get one you think is right, then get one a shade lighter, then one a shade darker. One of the three will be perfect (total investment about $10).

thanks. funny you mention that... I did just that - trying to match the color and backed off the purchase thinking BMW might sell such a thing. I will let you know.

Did you get your hitch on yet?

Kevin

Emission
02-01-2004, 11:03 AM
thanks. funny you mention that... I did just that - trying to match the color and backed off the purchase thinking BMW might sell such a thing. I will let you know.

Did you get your hitch on yet?

Kevin

We are having a get-together next weekend for about 15 of us on the board. We will do work on each others cars - including installing my hitch. I'll post pics when it goes on.

F1Crazy
02-01-2004, 03:45 PM
Detailing Forum sponsor, BimmerCarCare.com sells the paint that exactly matches BMW wheel paint. You can find it here: http://store.bimmercarcare.com/exterior-trim-paints---adhesives.html

KCW002
02-01-2004, 03:51 PM
Detailing Forum sponsor, BimmerCarCare.com sells the paint that exactly matches BMW wheel paint. You can find it here: http://store.bimmercarcare.com/exterior-trim-paints---adhesives.html


thanks for the link. I think that will be a great time saver.


Kevin