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#1 mandarinvx

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 10:02 AM

The Dr Colorchip Kits seem to get great write-ups

I'd really like to sort my 'road rash' out, and this has to be worth a go compared to the cost of respray together with armourfend (so £750+ :o)

They have an offer on at the mo, where you can get 20% off if the order is placed before 31st December, and the shipping cost can be combined


Any interest... :)

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:42 PM

The Dr Colorchip Kits seem to get great write-ups

I'd really like to sort my 'road rash' out, and this has to be worth a go compared to the cost of respray together with armourfend (so £750+ :o)

They have an offer on at the mo, where you can get 20% off if the order is placed before 31st December, and the shipping cost can be combined


Any interest... :)


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Posted 27 December 2008 - 01:49 PM

Cool,

Can you confirm that the paint code is 2KU (taken from here)

I want to check they can make each paint colour before ordering


I must admit - I don't know what the final price will be yet, as there may be duty and/or VAT to add - but hopefully they will know how to deal with this as they mention 'UK customers' on the website

The base cost is $60 -20% so $48

+ postage at $60 per delivery

So $78 for two two kits, which works out at ~£54, whereas it would normally cost ~£83

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 05:48 PM

I'd definitely be interested.

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 06:08 PM

I can't seem to find a UK retailer with a similar product, but I've put a question up over on detailing world :)

Here's a DW review, with good conclusions (the pics on page 2 show the overall effect best)

And here's the results on an Elise - Although they are invisible in these pics! Can't imagine it will be quite that effective - but you get the idea :)

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 09:31 AM

Put me down for a kit. (brilliant) yellow. 4HU. (and P4512 whatever that is according to the VX paint match site! ) Thanks

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 05:54 PM

Cool, hopefully they'll be working tomorrow so I can check paint availability thumbsup

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Posted 29 December 2008 - 01:20 PM

Can you put me down for a paint kit - Calypso Red - 2JU - K9197 Cheers kevin

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 06:26 PM

Still had no reply from them, must not be working over the crimbo period :rolleyes: I'll contact them next week to see if they can match the 20% deal :)

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 07:40 PM

If this doesn't come off or works out too expensive. I had fantastic results touching up the stone chips on the front of my VX using a standard Vauxhall touch up pen thing and using this kit to level off and blend the paint blob. It's exactly the same principle as the Dr Colorchip stuff - a strong solvent - that just disolves freshly applied paint. Takes a little patience to master as you have to be very gentle to avoid removing all of the freshly applied touchup paint (just means you have to reapply the paint) but very good results.

Have also got one of these kits with colour matched Europa Blue paint to tackle some larger scrapes on the underside of the front clam and a scratch on the bootlid where I opened it, forgetting I'd got a rear facing bullet camera attached to the outside of the rear window. Again, had excellent results using this on my old Escort Cosworth in a similar blue.




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