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      09-28-2012, 06:28 AM   #1
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Where to buy Jet Black Touch up paint? Pic!

Guys, I need to touch up a few spots on my 2008 355i sedan. It is Jet Black. I plan on dabbing the paint on the scratches / chips and then wet sanding them lightly and then buffing it out. I have found a few DIY videos and articles on how to do it.
  • Where is the "best" place to buy factory matching paint?
  • Any tips / links on fixing the chips and scratches using the method I mentioned above?

Attached is a pic of my car with my buddy drying it.
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      09-28-2012, 07:03 AM   #2
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Your local dealer, or if you need a spray can I've used these guys:

http://www.expresspaint.com/
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      09-28-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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that's a good website
amazon sells the OEM jet black paint too, I also bought it the other day, I have a Jet Black as well
to OP, please do a DIY guide if you do it
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I second the Dr Colorchop kit.

I second the Dr Colorchop kit.
Its better than the factory paint.
Also there method works better than anything
else I have found.
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Not that I do this... all the time... or am overly anal about paint care etc... but...

I have nurmerous places that in order to avoid swirls in your paint (Jet black) do NOT dry your car with a towel... use a leaf blower or something else. my local car wash has one of those reverse vaccums in the wash bays that you can manually air dry your car - it sucks and is a total PITA but does prevent swirl marks.


but back to your question, ebay has paint matched "pens" with the color of one end and a "clear coat" on the other end ... think of it like a double highlighter.. I got one for my old nissan before I got my BMW and worked great.

No scratches on the BMW yet to warrant using touch up paint, but if I had to, ebay would prob be the route I would go. You can find quality paint matches, no worries there.

BMW dealer also has them for sale.

A quick search on ebay, I found this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Touch-Up-Paint-Jet-Black-Schwartz-II-CC-668-/390473854645?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories &hash=item5aea0e2eb5&vxp=mtr
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