Best Paint Chip Repair Kits For Your Subaru WRX STI
Unless you leave your Subaru WRX or WRX STI parked in the garage, you will get a chip in your paint. The attacks start the minute you drive your new WRX/STI off the dealer showroom floor. Even in ideal conditions, when you are pushing your performance car hard on the open road, contaminants fly off the ground to damage the lower portion of your bumper, door sills and body sides.
Even if you park a mile away in the store parking lot, mindless drivers terrorize your shiny exterior with door smacks or you get hit by runaway grocery carts. That’s when you need a touch-up stick or paint repair chip to fix the damage. Here are few DIY options to keep your Subaru WRX/STI looking new.
Touch up paint can restore the original beauty
Touch up paint has come along way in recent years on modern car stone chip and scratch touch up chemistry. One good option is Turtle Wax 50777 car paint chip repair kit. The Turtle Wax Scratch Pen is the easiest to use scratch filler from one of the most trusted brands in car care. Unlike traditional scratch pens, the Turtle Wax scratch pen fills in scratches on the clear coat but also helps to improve beneath the paint.
Another very good option is the Subaru K1X Paint Scratch and Chips Repair Kit for your WRX and WRX STI It is OEM quality and you can match the exact color. It comes in a Basic Pack, Plus Pack and Pro Pack for DIY paint touch up. The all in one system “Color N Drive” Pro Pack will fix chips and scratches on your WRX STI with a 3 step patented German touch up paint system. They also have kits for your Subaru Forester, Outback, Crosstrek, Ascent, Impreza, Legacy and BRZ. Other options include Subaru paint kits and repair products from Chipex and Automotive Touchup.
It’s also easy to pick up chips in your windshield. For, half-moon cracks good option is the ARISD Car Windshield Repair Kit. The DIY windshield chip repair kit is designed to fill the air cavity with a strong penetrating adhesive that will bond the loose glass and-restore the visibility. The patented design evacuates the air to fill the cavities with specially formulated liquid glass, that clears the distortion and bonds the loose glass preventing the damage from spreading.
Where is my paint code?
Depending on the year of your Subaru WRX or STI, you can find your paint code the driver or passenger side strut tower, door jamb or door edge. Most paint color codes are three digits long and may contain both letters and numbers. For a list of touch up paint colors for your Subaru click here.
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