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In my experience, it's good to get paint that is matched to the original manufacturer's color from a place like NAPA auto parts.

Ask about the 'flex' agent as well, as many bumpers are made of plastic which will need it for a satisfactory result.

Then, get an air brush or detail paint gun and an air compressor (small) that can power it.

Sand the affected area with coarse down to fine sandpaper until relatively smooth.

Spray grey or red primer on the masked off area.

Fill the canister with paint and spray the scuffed and scraped bumpers or fenders.

You can paint small areas outside or in a large dust free garage, or preferably in a paint booth that has down draft ventilation.

Wear proper apparel for painting when you do this.

New paint can fill many cracks on several coats.

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