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      04-24-2007, 12:40 PM   #1
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Scratched ALREADY!

I Know its a no problem one,but i've already got a scratch about 3FT long on the back quarter of my new car I know more care/etc,etc .Its not deep but its THERE!! I've tried autoglym polish, faded a little >.Not really wanting to get the T-CUT out,any suggestions PLEASE. Or should or i just wait for a few more and get a £400 jobby (re- Jimbo) done on hole car??
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      04-25-2007, 10:05 AM   #2
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Thanks a lot for your help
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      04-25-2007, 11:01 AM   #3
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If its not gone through the clear coat then you could probably get it polished out with a machine.
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You will need a buffing machine to get it out. Good luck.
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      04-25-2007, 12:08 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot for your help
Don't know if this comment is tongue in cheek or what? but I can't see it pursuading members to post any quicker to your questions..

It wasn't even up a day and I've only just seen it (and I look A LOT at this site )

Pics would help us assess the problem.. has it been keyed?
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      04-25-2007, 12:38 PM   #6
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Was actually a joke (please get out more & relax a little !). Gonna try a "buffer" thingy @ W/End -Cheers
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Maybe thats the reason I didn't see your post!!! I was out relaxing
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      04-25-2007, 01:39 PM   #8
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Well, stop bloody relaxing and pay attn, Think scratch was grit/stone on sponge its not deep-Like i say,its just there.Just looking for miracle faint scratch remover
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I use california gold scratch remover for the faint stuff - works well.

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Any chance of posting me over a capfull Where can i get it ,Halfords etc?
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Not sure about high street retailers - bought mine here:-

http://www.performancemotorcare.com/...FQUwlAod3mizWQ

Mothers California Gold Scratch Remover
There are areas of your paint's finish that see more abuse than others: on the edge of doors and the boot lid, around the door handles, keyholes, at the hood latch, etc. What you need is a scratch remover. Mothers® Scratch Remover works on any sort of paint, any sort of finish, to help restore high-mileage paint and remove surface scratches. This is a true polish-be sure to follow it with the standard regiment of waxing to properly seal and protect.

Mothers® Scratch Remover safely ad effectively removes surface scratches while vastly improving the appearance of evan deep scratches. Experience fantastic results in the areas where scratches have occured and get professional looking results at home.

8oz (236ml)


Price with FREE UK DELIVERY: £9.49 (Including: VAT at 17.5%)
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I have used Meguiars ScratchX successfully in the past to remove swirls in the lacquer, but will admit it is not much good for something deeper.
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3ft? 36 inches long? how did you manage that?
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Not sure about high street retailers - bought mine here:-

http://www.performancemotorcare.com/...FQUwlAod3mizWQ

Mothers California Gold Scratch Remover
There are areas of your paint's finish that see more abuse than others: on the edge of doors and the boot lid, around the door handles, keyholes, at the hood latch, etc. What you need is a scratch remover. Mothers® Scratch Remover works on any sort of paint, any sort of finish, to help restore high-mileage paint and remove surface scratches. This is a true polish-be sure to follow it with the standard regiment of waxing to properly seal and protect.

Mothers® Scratch Remover safely ad effectively removes surface scratches while vastly improving the appearance of evan deep scratches. Experience fantastic results in the areas where scratches have occured and get professional looking results at home.

8oz (236ml)


Price with FREE UK DELIVERY: £9.49 (Including: VAT at 17.5%)

For the big and really deep scratches use Daddies®
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For the big and really deep scratches use Daddies®
That's only going to work on a brown car.

(I suppose you could use heinz tomato for red).
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Or D.D.R as the dealers (or mine at least) apparently call the BMW red (at least the colour on E46s)
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That's only going to work on a brown car.

(I suppose you could use heinz tomato for red).
Yeah, but Daddies its magical stuff!! Ketchup I find is good for stone chips rather than scratches....
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Or D.D.R as the dealers (or mine at least) apparently call the BMW red (at least the colour on E46s)
Why DDR?

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Yeah, but Daddies its magical stuff!! Ketchup I find is good for stone chips rather than scratches....
Have you tried buffing the paintwork with HP sauce - great for swirl marks.

I'm going to try some Encona Hot Pepper sauce on my rims.
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For the big and really deep scratches use Daddies®
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That's only going to work on a brown car.

(I suppose you could use heinz tomato for red).
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Yeah, but Daddies its magical stuff!! Ketchup I find is good for stone chips rather than scratches....
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Why DDR?



Have you tried buffing the paintwork with HP sauce - great for swirl marks.

I'm going to try some Encona Hot Pepper sauce on my rims.

The pair of you are total noobs!!!!!!!!!

The best thing to use is Marmite (tm)
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The pair of you are total noobs!!!!!!!!!

The best thing to use is Marmite (tm)
CORRECTION - Just found the best solution for scratches...

Reggae Reggae Sauce - Its HOT and really spices up those indentations...
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Dat is da one ting i is talikin about...
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