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      06-30-2009, 06:20 PM   #1
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Fixing Scratches

Hey guys im new here, well some douche thought it would be funny to kick my car i guess and leave some scratches while i was in a Best Buy getting some stuff. Anyone know of some ways to fix them i have some touch up paint but was also thinking about using that thing called Quixx any suggestions.



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You could try ScratchX found at autostores
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that last pic looks like a weasel's head
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That doesn't look too bad. From the looks of it, they just got your clear coat.

If the body mechanics charge you too much, all you need is a random orbit or angle polisher, some intensive polish, and finishing polish.

What actually might work is getting some rubbing compound and ScratchX. Rubbing compound will leave a scuff mark but it'll take away the bigger scratches. You'll use ScratchX to then cut down the scuff marks left by the rubbing compound.

If I were to fix that, I'd probably go with the rubbing compound first (since the long scratches are in a hard to polish area with the machine polish) and then finish up with a machine polish.
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that last pic looks like a weasel's head
haha yeah i thought it looked like a bear when i first saw it
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