Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




132 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10


Topic # 223138 14-Sep-2017 14:26
Send private message

Anyone know of a decent NZ seller of automotive touch-up paints?

 

Preferably the nail polish type brush on ones.

 

Alternatively do you know how much it will cost from a car painter to make a couple pots up?


Create new topic
736 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 575

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 1866275 14-Sep-2017 14:39
Send private message

I got mine from Spraystore, part of the SmitsGroup - https://smitsgroup.co.nz/

 

Go to the contact page to see if they have a location near you. They may even do phone orders but I am not sure.

 

I got a touch up pot with brush for my previous Ford Ranger with next to no effort. I can't remember what it cost, so that means it was reasonable LOL.

 

Most panel beaters should also be able to supply touch up paint, although they likely won't have your exact colour in stock, so may possibly charge a premium just to get it in for you.


13462 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2284

Trusted

  Reply # 1866322 14-Sep-2017 15:45
Send private message

I went to a store in Petone that made any color you liked, by code. I could possibly work out where it was if I really had to.

 

Spray container cost something like $10 - $15, with clear coat about the same. Fixed the wing mirror easy. Might do the bonnet one day. It's very very messy.





AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional, Sysop Administrator Associate, and Developer Associate
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer


 
 
 
 


2085 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 623

Subscriber

  Reply # 1866506 14-Sep-2017 20:47
Send private message

I've seen them at either Repco or Super Cheap before. Guessing they would only have popular colours. Otherwise try the dealership or a panel beater.


Aussie
4121 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1139

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1866507 14-Sep-2017 20:57
Send private message

Union Hardware, Newtown, Wellywood (Yes, they are still in business, but moving next year).

 

 

 

Supercheap Auto here in Oz do it, not sure in NZ... Check their website.

 

 

 

 


3790 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 595

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1866532 14-Sep-2017 21:21
Send private message

Wheelbarrow01:

 

Most panel beaters should also be able to supply touch up paint, although they likely won't have your exact colour in stock, so may possibly charge a premium just to get it in for you.

 

 

I have always just gone down to my local panel beater with the paint code and they have made it up pretty quickly and cheaply.


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41


Hawaiki cable system will be ready for service in June 2018
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:32


New Zealand hits peak broadband data
Posted 18-Jan-2018 12:21


Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted 18-Jan-2018 10:53


$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted 17-Jan-2018 11:27


Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted 17-Jan-2018 09:02


Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.