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#1 (permalink) Old 05-15-2004, 09:58 PM
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Oh god am I pissed, I found a scratch in my right side rear apron today, right below the gas tank on a black (plastic?) area. How would one go about reparing this? its around 2 mm deep and around a foot long.

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You'll most likely need to get some touch up paint and touch it up, then use a high speed rotary buffer to burn the touch up paint to match your regular paint.

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Its plastic though.... How do i get black paint matched for plastic?

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replace the part if its plastic
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yea you probably need to replace the piece, I have no clue how to fix plastic.

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Shit, i know thats gonna cost at least 100 bucks.

Gonna leave it as is for now.

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believe it or not, i had a scratch/gouge on my side apron caused by a wheel jack when fixing a flat tire, wasn't big enough to go through all the trouble, i just used a black magic marker and "painted" it in.

really can't tell unless you look very close.

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Krylon makes a paint for plastic called Fusion. http://www.krylon.com/main/product_templat...product_details
Might be worth a try. I bet the black will be close enough that your couldn't tell the difference.
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