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Hi Everyone :)

Well I purchased my 1st Alfa 2 weeks ago and loving the drive and looks, I got an 05 plate GT 1.9 JTD with 56,000mls in met silver with red leather interior and it looks amazing.
To be honest the previous 2 owners didn't look after it and it needs some cosmetic TLC which I'm excited to do.
The 1st issue is the garage I got it from touched up various stone chips, it looks like they employed a 3yr old to do this and with the wrong shade of silver, I now got the right match code for colour but I'm after some help in how to remove the splodged on paint they have applied. I would of looked better if they didn't do it as not all the chip area's were covered it looks like they used a 1" brush lol.
Also there is an area approx 1cm wide by 5cm long on the edge of the door where its been banged into cars/walls etc etc, how can i repair this as again they tried to touch it up but missed half of it and small bits of rust is coming thru.
I don't regret in anyway my purchase and looking forward to exciting motoring and tinkering.
I hope you guys/girls can help with these small issues.
 

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Hello and welcome to AO........silver is the worst colour to touch up even by an expert, done by an amateur it ends up like yours.....hope you can sort it as it must bug you when the rest of the GT is perfect........:thumbs:
 

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welcome to AO, good luck with the paint issues:thumbs:
 

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Cheers guys good to be here, when got time will upload some pics etc. Few other issues with car but seeing as i was a helicopter engineering supervisor I should manage to sort them.
Your right Stu silver met is the worse colour to touch up but a bit of care and attention will be better than the garage attempts.
Speak soon guys :)
 

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Welcome to AO :)

Salute, Giordano.
 

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Welcome to AO :)
 
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