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i started to realize that my bumper has been chiped a little bit, than the paint is peeling more and more. i have an indigo blue color golf. my dad told me i have to sand it, but i dont think he has any idea of what to do after that. So i thought about searching but i didnt know what words to use to even start searching, and for the paint how would i be able to match them exactly the same cuz i dont want to have 2 different colors on my car, thanx
 

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Re: bumper paint (Bojan087)

good thing you asked, cause ive been spending most of my day researching this stuff, i have found LOTS of useful stuff so here goes:

first off you need to find the color code for your car, im not sure where this is on the golf but on jettas its around the spare tire, look for a sticker that has the vin and a bunch of other numbers on it, it will be a four digit code.
this code will help you match the paint, i found a site:
http://www.automotivetouchup.com
this has paint ready in spray bottles you can use
or if you want to learn how to paint with an air gun you can read:
http://www.xs11.com/faq/paintfaq.shtml
hope that helps
 

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Re: bumper paint (Bojan087)

My advise is to take it to a body shop. Thats why there is a whole industry of people devoted to automotive painting. If everyone could do this kind of work in their backyard there wouldn't be any bodyshops. They do it right, and when it isn't done right YOU have someone to ***** at to get it re-done. You won't be kicking yourself later saying, " I know it looks bad but it was my first paint job."
 
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