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post #1 of 4 Old Nov 26th, 2011, 5:08 pm Thread Starter
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Touching up paint

I have noticed that the clear coat is started to wear off from the top of my cases on both sides of the bike. The paint has not yet suffered. Since she will be setting for the winter now can I spray a clear coat on the case and buff it out. I would have no idea of what type or brand of paint to use. I do know that BMW no longer supplies the paint for the 2003 LT. Ideas?
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post #2 of 4 Old Nov 26th, 2011, 5:25 pm
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Re: Touching up paint

http://www.colorrite.com/
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post #3 of 4 Old Nov 27th, 2011, 4:26 am
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Re: Touching up paint

If you like more informations.

Google, " BMW Motorrad Farbcodes"

on this page you will find also some links to paint suppliers for BMW.

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Re: Touching up paint

Any good body shop should be able to match the paint. My green 02 took a nap on a rough spot several years ago and the side case needed a little filler and had to be repainted. A local body shop was able to make the repairs in a day and after they were finished, it looked like new. Seems like it cost a little less than $150 and was well worth it.

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