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      07-16-2009, 12:37 PM   #1
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Anyone with decent detailing skills in SoCal HELP!

A friend debadged my car for me (knew I should have done it myself ) and scratched up the area where the badge was like crazy. From far away, it just looks like the paint is flat; I'm positive it can be polished out. I have the products, but not the experience or power tools or scratch remover, if that's what is necessary. I'll pay you or do a photoshoot of your car or something in return for your help in fixing the scratches Please PM me.. these scatches are really bugging me.
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If you can't get someone for whatever reason, might want to try ScratchX. It can be applied by hand and does a good job. Any local autoparts place should have it.
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If you can't get someone for whatever reason, might want to try ScratchX. It can be applied by hand and does a good job. Any local autoparts place should have it.
Thanks bro.
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I was just going to recommend scratchX or quixx myself. the area sounds bad; how does one leave that many scratches when debadging? lol
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I was just going to recommend scratchX or quixx myself. the area sounds bad; how does one leave that many scratches when debadging? lol
Good question.
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Not a problem at all.................here is a link to an article I wrote on debadging. Unless the paint was butchered by your buddy it should be repairable.


http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=281384

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I'll put up some pictures of what the scratches look like. As I said, the area still looks jet black from far away, but when light shines on it, the paint looks flat. I believe it is fixable but I don't have enough detailing experience to know exactly how to approach it.
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