What can be done about paint chips?
I have a 2006 mini that I just recently bought. I don't expect the car to be in showroom shape because it is 8 years old. But I am the kind if person who if I notice something wrong with my car it drives me nuts and I have to look At it everyday.
It looks like just chips from rocks on the front, the passenger side has the clear coat missing in spots and one is spot in down to the primer. From a distance you cannot really tell. I have no painting experience and the color is a hard color I would assume, to match and touch up. My mini is a burnt orange color and it changes in different sunlight from different angles I think it's metallic. I don't not see a need to get anything repainted on my car but I really want the spots to be touched up to prevent any further damage.
I also noticed on the hood on three separate spots that the hood looks like a rock hit it and took of a few layers of paint but not down to the primer so it has these craters in it. These really big me. What is the best advice to fix these and keep my paint in good condition?