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    colour match problem

    hi all hope some one can give me a bit of advise.painted my bumper for my car the other week,and the colour match is not that good it seems darker.can any one point out whats the best way to get the right match as it does not look nice.im useing a spray gun and all the right tackle but still no joy lol.

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    are you using the correct paint?

    if not try detailling the whole car as the old paint might be faded
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    think so lol been to a car paint place for it.code is 13l poler sea blue.never had a problem with other colours on other cars lol.im thinking of detail the car,whats best to bring the colour back on my car.thanks

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    clay, wash, machine polish and wax,
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    whats best stuff to use.any really good ones

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    im no detailer so not really the best person to ask, have a look in the detail section on here, there are some really helpful guys in there.
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    ok thank you

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