Bumps and bruises

Discussion in 'Prime Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by HaydithePrius, Mar 4, 2019.

  1. HaydithePrius

    HaydithePrius New Member

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    Hi Prius friends,
    Any tips for repairing these little knicks?
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  2. EyePrime

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    Ouch! That must hurt:(

    I have a feeling you would have to replace that rear plastic peace... Maybe Toyota paint touch up for the front?o_O
     
  3. Salamander_King

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    I am sure your can try some touch-up paint to cover the blemish, but my experience has been it always ended up looking worse than before if DIY. I would just leave them. Even if you can fix them perfectly, you will get new nicks soon again anyway.
     
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  4. Mendel Leisk

    Mendel Leisk Obtuse Angler

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    Wait what??

    This:

    A dark plastic piece gets a little scuffing and it's time for new? Forget about it, lol.

    This one you might try the touch up paint; and no need to be painstaking, it's so low it'll not get close inspection:

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    For this, a little body filler (Bondo, for example), then apply a dab of mat finish Plasti-Dip? Maybe you can even it stipple it a little when it's partially firmed up:

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    #4 Mendel Leisk, Mar 6, 2019
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