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  1. 1998 E36 328i Can I use my airbrush for minor touch-ups? 
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    The dreaded tinworm is just starting to bite on my rear arches, so I'm looking at getting that sorted when the weather warms up. I was wondering if I could use my airbrush to do the necessary paintwork, I have a very good quality Iwata brush and compressor and I can tackle the prep work to the necessary standard. Would I need to use a water based paint, which I believe is what would have gone on at the factory? If so, any ideas where I can get some mixed up?
     
     

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    Depending on how much paint you need you can get some directly from the dealers but its not cheap.I would avoid Halfords personally from experience as they didn't match properly.You airgun should be sufficient but be sure to prep properly or tinworm will be back
     
     

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    Shouldn't be a problem getting the paint mixed up, there's a very good body shop supplier not far from me who I've used a few times. Actually, they could probably advise me on the water based stuff come to think of it.
     
     

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