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I was following my friend and he stopped and reversed into me because he missed the turn.

i dont want to claim or anything because the car is on finance and im only 18. the damage isnt that bad at all it looks like this but on a red car.

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would this fix it since its only very small?

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if not what are the finance company going to say?

because its so small im going to say i dont know how it got there someone must of scraped in when it was parked overnight.
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Your car is green and the paint is red.
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On a serious note, as someone who works at Halfords, I'd personally advise against using our touch up pens. For that job at least, just because of the scratch itself requires more than just a touch up if you want it to look good/new.
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Zag wroteOn a serious note, as someone who works at Halfords, I'd personally advise against using our touch up pens. For that job at least, just because of the scratch itself requires more than just a touch up if you want it to look good/new.


^ touch up pens remind me of a big dump i just took in my toilet 10 minutes ago, i myself used it when i was a noob with cars and trust me it did not turn out like i wanted it too, look good from far but if you actually care about a car i wouldn't advise using a touch up pen.




go to a local body shop that won't be expensive to fix, don't go to a big company that will charge you triple the money for that work. pay a little more if you want it done right, as they say you get what you pay for.
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Try buffing it out
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Paint pens are such a PITA and never really come out all that nice. They're more meant for little rock chips (1/8" or smaller). I would recommend just getting the paint. You can go into most auto parts stores and tell them your paint code (located on your vin tag in the drivers side door jamb) and they should have a spray can there. I bought mine at Autozone. You might have to figure out what the correct paint name is.

For my old F-150 I told them is was vermilion red but they had to look up the paint by the code, and just the opposite with my F-250. I told them the paint code but they told me they needed to know the actual name of it.

As for spraying it, there's a couple ways of doing it. You can mask off the areas and always have a paint line, or you can fade it. What fading means is you purposely paint other parts. For example, you generally want 60% coverage when spraying (first coat does not cover all the way, second coat is mostly covered, and third coat is fully covered). When fading, the further you get away from the area the less paint you put down. You do this by just pulling the can away from the car. I would highly recommend buying 2 cans and practicing on another piece of plastic first to get the technique down. Everyone's different, it took me just a couple sprays before I felt confident but this way will make it look like nothing even happened. People say to sand and feather it out, I never have though. If the light hits it just right, you will see the out line of the damage but it'll look better than a black spot.
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