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Uberturbine Touch Up Paint??

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BioDiesel & Electrons
Nov 20, 2020
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I purchased this TSportline paint TSportline for my Überturbines - and it’s damn close.

5foot rule is 9 out of 10. You can maybe see the blemish - and the color match is pretty damn good IMO.
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I purchased this TSportline paint TSportline for my Überturbines - and it’s damn close.

5foot rule is 9 out of 10. You can maybe see the blemish - and the color match is pretty damn good IMO. View attachment 646812

52, many thanks for this intel. Just ordered some for my WEEK AND A HALF OLD MYP that I curve rashed today. This was not attributable to rim design - pilot error. 🙁
 

Schulz1983

Model Y LR AWD: Matte PPF, Vossen HF-1
May 14, 2021
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High Ridge MO
52, many thanks for this intel. Just ordered some for my WEEK AND A HALF OLD MYP that I curve rashed today. This was not attributable to rim design - pilot error. 🙁
Depending on what you want to spend wheel companies can repair them. I curbed one and spent $100 to get it repaired to like new. They didn’t even have to take the tire off.
 
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I bought some testors black metallic after someone in another post recommended gray metallic. The black with just a touch of a dark brown was a perfect match for me. I recently did a DIY repair and I’d say it passes the 1ft test. I just need to polish a bit and it’s very hard to see where the damage was. Here are some pics.
 

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I bought some testors black metallic after someone in another post recommended gray metallic. The black with just a touch of a dark brown was a perfect match for me. I recently did a DIY repair and I’d say it passes the 1ft test. I just need to polish a bit and it’s very hard to see where the damage was. Here are some pics.
Nice job! Thanks for the pics.
 
Here are the two colors I used.


I used an airbrush and would mix about a teaspoon of the black metallic with a quick brush dip of the rubber color (very little) I noticed the uberturbines have just a slight warmth to the gray. the black metallic alone was really close, just a tiny bit too dark so the rubber was a good way to lighten and warm.

I used bondo to fill in the nicks. Then I sanded and wet sanded and then sprayed with automotive primer. The primer actually fills in some spots naturally. Wet sanded one more time before painting.

I curbed my rim pretty badly on a curve at the Starbucks drive thru and was so mad at myself!
 

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