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I just got off the phone with the local dealer and they are telling me it will be two to three weeks for them to order touch up paint for $14. I was told VW changed their parts ordering and it now takes much longer...I hope this isn't a problem down the road when something needs to be replaced and the dealer doesn't stock it.

2,000 miles and I'm fired up. :-X
 

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Had the same problem when I owned my Corrado. No dealers kept parts in stock, so if something major happened, I was screwed. And that, friends, was how I learned about the importance of the rental car coverage on your auto insurance.
 

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Here's what you do...

Head down to the lot, scrape a big chunk of paint off another VW with the same paint you have, then take it down to a reputable body shop for color matching. Then when they tell you that all they needed was the make and color name so they could look up the right mix, I'd suggest encasing the sample you "collected" yourself in resin and making a nice, decorative keychain from it.
 

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DrJones said:
Here's what you do...

Head down to the lot, scrape a big chunk of paint off another VW with the same paint you have, then take it down to a reputable body shop for color matching. Then when they tell you that all they needed was the make and color name so they could look up the right mix, I'd suggest encasing the sample you "collected" yourself in resin and making a nice, decorative keychain from it.
...when you're done scrapbooking.
 

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avega said:
I just use whiteout on my scratches... :p
yeah what a great idea that is... thats almost like that sharpie commercial where the learning driver teacher has all the colors on a key chain so they can color a car when they hit it haha
 

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I love my car too much to deface it with whiteout, although the thought did cross my mind.
 
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