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    paint touch up colour differes from car

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    car colour is ultra blue got a few touch up paints from vx and halfords but they all a little bit darker than the paint on car is there a better place to get paint from that matches or sealents waxes that could help?

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    Have you applied the lacquer coat? also if it's a metalic or pearlescent paint type, then the match is not always great.

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    Not painted anything as yet but belive its pearlecent but halfors is not mixed by machine so small margine for error

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    touch up will never be perfect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bertone ben View Post
    touch up will never be perfect.
    Totally agree, but in most cases, it should make it look better than it did.

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    i got one from vxl and its to dark. been told the halfords one is to light so I'm gonna mix both together and see what i get lol.
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    Sounds like a plan, although it never quite works out how you envisage it

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