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Re: got keyed
> On Sun, 5 Feb 1995, Andrew Shea wrote:
> > I can't tell you what to do, but I advise not using the touch-up paint.
> > I once used the touch-up paint on my parents Volvo (sorry I had to use
> > the word) when someone keyed it and I was very hard to work with.
> > Touch-up paint is not for scratches, it's for chips. At least that is
> > what I've found. When the same thing happened to my mustang (right
> > after I had had it painted in the original Ford color) I brought it to a
> > paint expert who fixed it. You would never guess I'd ever been keyed.
> > Good luck!
> Thanks, for the advice Andrew. What kind of paint expert did you talk to?
> Was it a body shop type of place? What process did they do to repair the
> scratch, and more importantly how much $$$ did it set you back?
Sorry I can't tell you more. I was so upset that I'd been keyed
I went to the paint shop (an independent paint/body shop) and said," take
care of it I don't care what it costs". I do not usually say things like
that due to the fact that I'm a student. However, it only ended up
costing $60, I think. . . I believe they were able to repair the
scratches with a quick respray and a whole lot of buffing. But what
ever you do don't use the touch-up paint! Please!