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I need to get some car paint for a VW - can anyone recommend decent & cheapish places to get a hold of VW paint?

And also does anyone know of any sites that give you advice on actually applying the paint?

Cheers

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For stone chips? Or are you wanting to get something sprayed? I would leave any spraying to a professional, also spraying from a tin looks hidious always.

If its just the little nail polish type stuff for chips, goto somewhere like Halfords and they will sort you out.

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Both - I have a new grille needing painted.

I've been to halfords & they only have a limited selection of colours that doesn't include mine. I think I may have found some from Aberdeen Volks Centre though.

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As well as paint, you'll need laquer, or the paint will just bubble and peel.

The grille will need sanded down too.

Thanks for that...

What sized brush should I use?

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Thanks for that...

What sized brush should I use?

Dont use a brush, get it in a areosol. If you do need to use a brush get a good brush, possibly a Harris, for a grill I would use a 1 1/2 inch brush and apply in light coats, 5-6 coats.

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