I have many paint problems with my 2006 WRX that is Aspen White. Subaru is definitely not known for great paint, and I have not taken care of it as well as I should have. I’ve been trying to repair it using various products but there is only so much I can do. So I’ve decided I need to step up to drastic measures. I have a few ideas and am wondering if anyone has experience or suggestions for me.
Option 1: Plastidip
It would be fairly cheap to do and the process is well documented. I could change to cars color to anything not white and if I didn’t like it I could change it again in a few years.
Option 2: Graffiti car
I could do what Maggie Stiefvalter did and go completely mad and give my car some flair. It would hide the flaws and would be completely different from anything else.
Option 3: Paint the car
I could step outside my comfort zone and paint my WRX. I do have access to a ventilated paint booth and my cousin and brother have painted a few semis various colors. This is probably the smartest option but I’ll have to take an extended weekend to North Dakota to do this. That’s a 6 hour drive one way and it’s not like I could leave the car there. It would be a long and busy weekend. Plus I’d owe my brother a big favor.
Go to a body shop and relieve myself of $2-5k. This is not really an option for me at this time.
Deal with it and live with it.
So if you have any advice, expertise or just want to chime in, leave me some comments.