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RS3 red caliper touch up

Nickyc Oct 4, 2020

  1. Nickyc

    Nickyc Registered User

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    Hi all, I noticed a couple of chips on my red calipers, has anyone used anything to touch them up that matches the factory paint ? If so can I ask what you used please ?
     
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  3. 45bvtc

    45bvtc The Older I Get The Better I Was Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Daft as it may seem but Hammerite Smooth Red (and as others have advised earlier - elsewhere on ASN) is near enough for my own 2016 AUDI SQ5 red calipers

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    Hope this helps...
     
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    Thanks, do you think they are all the same red ? How was it on yours ? Exact match or can you see a difference in the colour ?

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  5. 45bvtc

    45bvtc The Older I Get The Better I Was Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Same/similar red as on mine and indistinguishable unless out with the magnifying glass, OK for me to be sure

    And if you're running OEM brake pads then you'll only notice a difference after you've washed the brake calipers abyway
     
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    Jimbob76 Roof Rails Enthusiast

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    Yep, Hammerite smooth red and a cocktail stick will do the trick...

    Before:
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    After:
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    18 months on and the touch up has held up - can definitely withstand the high temperatures the brakes throw out :thumbs up:

    The paint chips stuck out like a sore thumb before - the touch ups mean I don’t even notice them now.
     
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