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Old 10-25-2011, 09:16 AM
gpeng gpeng is offline
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Originally Posted by compusatman View Post
OK, this thread used to be 5 pages deep. Anyway, DetailDan, Big A, and others, if you read this maybe you will respond otherwise I will go to your display threads and post. I have a vertical scratch to the primer. I have read this instruction set over and over so I think I have it. Yes, I have a rotary. The scratch is vertical above the passenger rear wheel well about 6 inches from the edge up in the middle of the wheel well. My questions are: When does the clear go on? Since it is a vertical scratch do I need to leave the paint thick? Does the bottom of the scratch need prepping other than to clean with alcohol? Any need to use primer? No, it is not down to the metal but close. It seems to me that if clear is not used then there will always be a shadow.

Am I the only one searching far actual before and after shots of chips on a car?

Online videos are low quality and only "appear" to work. I have yet to see high quality before and after video/photos with a 50/50 panel test to show this.

2002 E39 530i Slate Green Auto w/Sport Package & PDC aka "Minty"
1992 E36 325i Boston Green 5 Speed aka "Kermit"
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