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Anyone bought touch-up paint yet and fixed some rock chips?

I'm most interested in the three layer we apparently have to use for the pearl white.

Did you buy it from Toyota or some other place?

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I bought from Toyota Stealership. Blizzard Pearl is color number 070. Simple enough. Clean hole, touch up with a couple of layers, water sand and then polish.
 

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Bottle is about the same size as a small cough drop medicine bottle. I was at MAACO and talked to them.

What you want to do is fill the hole multiple times until it looks like pimple, then water sand it. Try not to paint outside of the hole. I bought a paintbrush with a fine tip from an art store because the one it comes with is too big.
 

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I have a black Venza. We had a small door ding that broke the paint to the metal. I went to Toyota and bought a small bottle of the 'black' for a Venza.

It was like $5.00 and matched 100% perfect. I just cleaned the ding, and used the tiny brush that came in the tube. It dried in like 15 seconds, was full gloss and matched the color perfectly.

I haven't bothered to try and get the 'ding' out, but at least I'm not going to worry about rusting.
 

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Cool. I'm going to try some Toyota paint...will get some when she goes in for the first free service.

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I bought from Toyota Stealership. Blizzard Pearl is color number 070. Simple enough. Clean hole, touch up with a couple of layers, water sand and then polish.
For Blizzard Pearl, Toyota sold me a btl of #40 to use first, then use the #70 BP. What grit of water sand are you using?
 

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For Blizzard Pearl, Toyota sold me a btl of #40 to use first, then use the #70 BP. What grit of water sand are you using?
Recommended between 1k-2k. I think mines 2k. Make sure the paper and paint surface is constantly wet.
 

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Recommended between 1k-2k. I think mines 2k. Make sure the paper and paint surface is constantly wet.
Guys, you can avoid using sandpaper on your car - an acquired art BTW - by using the Dr. Colorchip kit. Instead of sanding down the touch-up paint, you rub it flush with a thinning agent provided. It will not affect the factory paint.

I've gone the wet sanding route, and I'm telling you Dr. Colorchip is much easier.

And no, I am not a paid spokesperson for Dr. Colorchip, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night. :lol:
 

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Guys, you can avoid using sandpaper on your car - an acquired art BTW - by using the Dr. Colorchip kit. Instead of sanding down the touch-up paint, you rub it flush with a thinning agent provided. It will not affect the factory paint.

I've gone the wet sanding route, and I'm telling you Dr. Colorchip is much easier.

And no, I am not a paid spokesperson for Dr. Colorchip, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night. :lol:
I heard good things about them. How does their color match with Toyota's? I have Blizzard Pearl, do you think it was match? The sanding method removes a lot of the clear coat that's why.
 

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I heard good things about them. How does their color match with Toyota's? I have Blizzard Pearl, do you think it was match? The sanding method removes a lot of the clear coat that's why.
It's a dead-on match for my Golden Umber Mica. I've also used it on my son's 2008 Silver Streak Mica Tacoma, and my wife's 2007 Aberdeen Green Acura MDX. It's been a perfect match for those as well.
 
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Thanks for the recommendation, gurneyeagle. I've been checking out this product for a couple of months and appreciate the fact you've used and recommend it. I wasn't too keen about attacking my chips with sandpaper and Dr. Colorchip looks like it's a much easier process. The soft paint on our Venza is the only negative we've found on an otherwise great car. Looks like this stuff might mitigate that.
 
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