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Old 06-28-2006, 01:49 PM
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Whats the best product for removing small scratches?
 
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Old 06-28-2006, 08:58 PM
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hey, pics would help.

but more over define "scratch"

 
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Old 06-28-2006, 11:57 PM
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While were at it, I'm in need if an itch scratcher... See, I've got the spot between my shoulder-blades... No pics tho. Can't get the cameraphone angled right[:@]
 
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Old 06-29-2006, 03:59 PM
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i have a few small surface scratches, they arent very deep or very noticable unless from the right angle. But i know they are there, so every time i walk out to my car i look at them, as a single tear rolls down my face. i'm somewhat of a perfectionist i guess. My eighbor told me to use "scratch doctor" from target? but its really cheap so im skeptical
 
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:05 PM
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are you talking about swirls? spiderwebs, or holograming.

or scratches from objects like sticks, keys, ect ect.

if you can feel the scratch usually you can't polish it out.;
 
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:09 PM
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They are scratches from people and things brushing up against the car. You cant feel them but i can see them if the sun is hitting at the right angle.

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Old 06-29-2006, 05:18 PM
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I would use some rubbing compound, the stuff in the green can.
then a waxing.
 
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Old 07-09-2006, 12:38 AM
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well my friend you are probably best trying a product lick megs scratch x. a foam aplicator pad. The thing is with these product is they have to be worked in, then worked untill they break down to a nearly translucent haze. This is tough to achieve by hand, not impossible, but tough.

try in small 6"x6" test areas and see what you end up with.
 
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Old 07-09-2006, 12:44 AM
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I'd recommend against rubbing compound -- I think it's too agressive for what you're describing. What you need is polish. Check out a post I made to another forum where somebody was asking a similar question. I pointed them to some good reading that talks about how to get rid of scratches (and how to detail your car in general). Good background for you and FREE! Here's the link: Click Here.
 
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Old 07-09-2006, 12:46 PM
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The autopia downloadable guide is the best place to start.
 
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