Ford E-Series

Jesus in a Smart Car: the Likely Vehicle and Color Choices of Thirteen Mega-Famous People

Alexander the Great – Hummer H2

Hummer H2

Alexander the Great was born in 356 BCE and he became King of Macedonia in 336. He led his armies on a series of conquering campaigns that took him across the Middle East and down into India. He loved cheese, horses, and the color green. Alexander’s army was undefeated and he only turned back toward Greece when his soldiers mutinied, demanding to go home. He turned from a life of perpetual conquest to a life of perpetual partying and ultimately drank himself to death.

As the most powerful man of his time Alexander could have any horse or chariot he desired. If he could pick from today’s selection of motor vehicles, though, he might appreciate the power and versatility of the Hummer. Drawing deeply on its military roots the hummer appeals to active, adventurous people with ambition and a zest for living life to its fullest.

Some of the famous celebrities today who drive Hummers include David Beckham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, LeBron James, Mike Tyson, and Dennis Rodman.

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Ultra-Low VOC Touch Up Paint

Why Ultra-Low VOC Touch Up Paint? The Eco-Friendly Option

If you’re concerned about the health of the planet, you likely know that some paint products can contain harsh chemicals that aren’t the most eco-friendly. Thankfully, there are more environmentally responsible products available. When looking for them, you’ll want to keep your eyes peeled for mentions of VOCs.

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What Your Vehicle’s Color Says About You

Several factors influence car buying decisions–budget, needs, and personal styling preferences. But certain paradigms or conventions are well-known throughout modern culture, such as the muscle cars like red Corvettes and Mustangs, the mysterious black SUVs used by government agents in the movies, and the popularity of black or white limousines. Many emergency vehicles use striking color schemes to help them stand out from ordinary citizen vehicles.

And your mood as well as your means will strongly influence the type and color of car you purchase. Maybe you bought that green sedan four years ago because you liked the economy it offered, but now you’re daydreaming about a red convertible with white wall tires.

Could it be that your children are grown and more independent, so you can think about yourself once again?

Maybe your color preference means more than just “I like this color”.

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Auto Body Repair Pristine Paint Job

9 Auto Body Repair Experts Share the Secret to Maintaining a Pristine Paint Job

You want your vehicle to stay in pristine condition, right?

Maintaining your car’s paint job is a huge part of keeping it looking brand-new.

Some might say it’s the most important part.

So what’s the absolute BEST way to keep your car’s paint all shiny and new?

If you’re like me, your car is your baby. You want to keep your baby clean, right?

I asked 9 experts from the fields of auto paint and body repair this question.

What they told me shocked me – I’ve been doing this all wrong for years!

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Ducati 1299 Panigale

Ducati 2015 Touch Up Paint Colors

If you own a 2015 Ducati motorcycle, we’ve got you covered as we just added a bunch of new 2015 colors of Ducati touch up paint to our catalog. You can find the list of the newly added touch up paint colors below. If you don’t find your color in there, stay tuned as we have more of them on the way!

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Yamaha 2015 Motorcycles

Touch Up Paint for Yamaha 2015 Motorcycles

If you own a 2015 Yamaha motorcycle, you’ll be glad to hear that we just added a bunch of new 2015 colors of Yamaha touch up paint to our catalog. This update concerns 2015 motorcycles and adds many new models to our catalog. You can find below a list of all the new touch up paint colors. Stay tuned as more colors are on their way!

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BMW 2015 Motorcycles - Touch Up Paint

Touch Up Paint for BMW 2015 Motorcycles

If you own a 2015 BMW motorcycle, you’ll be happy to hear that we’ve just added more than 50 new colors of BMW touch up paint to our catalog. This update concerns 2015 motorcycles and adds the following models globally: R nineT, S 1000 XR, R 1200 RS, C600 Sport. You can find below a list of all the new touch up paint colors. Stay tuned as more colors are on their way!

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Happy Holidays from TouchUpDirect

Thank you to everyone that helped make 2014 a great year at TouchUpDirect.  We wish you all a Happy Holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Finding the right color for your vehicle

We field a lot of questions here at TUD on how to make sure to get the correct color for a particular vehicle.  Usually it’s not too hard to figure out…for newer cars and trucks the color code is always on the vehicle somewhere.  Some brands do tend to make it a little more complicated to find, like General Motors made vehicles, but with a little understanding and a quick look, the code is there.  A lot of times your owners manual can guide you to where the code is located.

For cars and truck touch up paint, it’s really important to be certain you have the color code.  The color code that is actually on the car is always, always, always correct.  In 20+ years, as long as the car isn’t repainted, I’ve never seen the factory color code label to be incorrect.  So take a second and take a look at the code and ensure you’re getting the correct paint for your vehicle.  There’s so many similar silvers, grays, blues, etc. out there, that just guessing from the computer screen which color seems right is just not reliable.

When it comes to motorcycles, it’s a bit easier to determine the correct color.  Typically motorcycles only come in 1-4 color combinations.  These combinations are easily distinguished from each other…so if you have a Honda 2012 CBR in red, for example, there won’t be a lot of different choices of red.

So take a moment and double check your code on your car or truck.  If you have trouble locating the code or have any questions, our expert staff is here to help you get the exact color you need!



TUD Paint for Any Project

butternut yellow fry pan

We’re always working on projects with our customers. We can and will make paint for pretty much anything that is painted. In this case, this customer wanted to touch up her prized frying pan and we were able to get her what she needed! Here’s what she had to say:

Hi there,

I just wanted to let you know that I used the touch-up paint (Butternut yellow – Chevelle – 1967) on my favorite frying pan and not only did the paint and gloss make it look beautiful, but I used it with absolutely no problem when we fried. And the paint job stayed and looked just as it did when I first painted it.

Thank you!

Here’s a picture of the fry pan after it was used and which matches nicely with my teapot – both of which I put have on the stove all the time.

Thank you – for your professionalism, ease of application and your help.