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Offline madshep

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Touch up paint
« on: April 28, 2014, 12:29:56 pm »
I noticed a stone chip in the rear wheel paint yesterday.

Contacted my Triumph dealer today who said that they don't do a touch up paint for the wheels! :110:

Any of you had to rectify this problem yet, and if so, how did you manage it?

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2014, 07:18:39 pm »
I have not had the problem you describe with this machine, but on an earlier bike I used Hammerite with success - to deal with a chip I put some on then wiped most of it off- repeated a few times to "fill" the chip - the main problem was matching the colour

The correct paint would be better - these guys may be helpful: http://www.rsbikepaint.com/en-gb/colours.php
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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2014, 09:31:49 pm »
The Hammerite (or similar product) may work but the OP will have to experiment with different colors.  The website you linked to seems to only deal with the body color paints.  At least I couldn't find any reference to wheel colors.  When I had a similar problem with my Corvette wheels I searched body color from several different manufacturers and found the paint from a Lexus was a perfect match.  Ironic
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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2014, 11:11:49 pm »
*Originally Posted by threeup [+]
I have not had the problem you describe with this machine, but on an earlier bike I used Hammerite with success - to deal with a chip I put some on then wiped most of it off- repeated a few times to "fill" the chip - the main problem was matching the colour

The correct paint would be better - these guys may be helpful: http://www.rsbikepaint.com/en-gb/colours.php
They are featured on the Triumph Owners Club site

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Re: Touch up paint
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2014, 11:56:00 pm »
Been through the process after damaging the paint on the rim when changing out the rear tyre.

The wheel is powder coated and Triumph doesn't list paint codes for them.

Had a mobile "touch up" company visit and managed to color match and fix the damage.
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