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    So Ive owend my lovely 135i M Sport Coupe for 5 months having driven 6k miles the way the car was meant to be driven. As such it has put its toll on the front end mainly the bonnet resulting in chips some larger than I would like. Im thinking of doing either of the following

    Bonnet resprayed(what would you expect to pay)
    Touch up kit(you know the halfords type, any good?)
    Carbon fibre bonnet( see pic, is it naff?? )


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    Cheers and thanks in advance.
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    You get the best results with respray , but i like the carbon too

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    I would give touch up a go. White has to be the easiest to get good results with. I did my Fiat a couple of weeks ago and you are hard pressed to see them.
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    get it resprayed then armourfended
     
     

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    carbon fibre with roof wrapped in matching vinyl
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by izzy_007 View Post
    carbon fibre with roof wrapped in matching vinyl
    I do like this idea but doubt I could live with it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mark@vorny.co.uk View Post
    I would give touch up a go. White has to be the easiest to get good results with. I did my Fiat a couple of weeks ago and you are hard pressed to see them.
    Right will give it a go tomorrow after a snow foam and good clean! Cheers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deano16v View Post
    get it resprayed then armourfended
    Sounds pricey!
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    Did a touch up, so far its ok. Think itl need a polish to get it to blend in better. I did the paint 1st as directed then the laquer. The laquer seems to have melted the paint as such which has blended it in a little. I was just told that the best results can be achieved by mixing the laquer and paint. I would say that would appear to be right on what i have seen so far. Will post pics after polishing.
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