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Old 09-25-2007, 04:49 PM   #1
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Wax for scratches?

What is the best wax to cover scratches? My color is impulse red, pearlized??
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Old 09-26-2007, 12:37 AM   #2
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How deep are they? Any pics?
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Old 09-26-2007, 06:16 AM   #3
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No pic's yet... the scratches are from my belt buckle. I would say they are very light minor scratches.
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:23 AM   #4
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Any sort of polish will work. You should then follow that up with wax as well to protect it.
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Old 09-26-2007, 02:55 PM   #5
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Thanks....
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Old 09-26-2007, 10:03 PM   #6
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Don't get cleaning compound or anything with harsh abrasives, that would be bad!
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Old 09-27-2007, 06:00 AM   #7
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I was thinking of using a wax that had colorant in it already. I just didn't know if the color in the wax would make the scratches stand out or disappear? Because the paint is pearled.
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Old 09-28-2007, 12:44 AM   #8
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That should be fine, but I would still use a polish and then a wax first.
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Old 09-29-2007, 11:31 AM   #9
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I used a Meguiar's quick wax. It only minimized the very smallest scratches. Worked good as a wax though. I'll try the colored on next.
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Old 09-29-2007, 12:08 PM   #10
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Have a go with Meguires NXT, it is expensive but the results are outstanding. I can do my whole truck in about 30 minutes, Wax on, wax off without the arm ache.
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try some scratch x.....i believe meguiars has it, then polish and wax, then you should be good to go!!
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try some scratch x.....i believe meguiars has it, then polish and wax, then you should be good to go!!
This is what I use to do with my wife's old suv and it did the trick,as long its for minor scratchs.
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Has anyone ever used nufinish? I would assume it's the same as scratch x but since nufinish doesn't have meguiars name on it I would think it would be a little cheaper.
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Has anyone ever used nufinish? I would assume it's the same as scratch x but since nufinish doesn't have meguiars name on it I would think it would be a little cheaper.
i think nufinish is more of a polish than a scratch remover.
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Sorry, its Nufinish brand Scratch Doctor.

http://nufinish.com/products_scratch.html
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Sorry, its Nufinish brand Scratch Doctor.

http://nufinish.com/products_scratch.html
oh yeah, in that case....its basically the same as scratch-x!!!
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What is the best wax to cover scratches? My color is impulse red, pearlized??
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I always felt that Meguiar's Cleaner Wax removed swirls and minor scratches as well as Scratch-X.
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Old 04-26-2008, 06:44 PM   #19
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If small and not clear through the paint. McGuiars' Scratch X, and Harley Davidsons' swirl & scratch treatment works real well $5 for 8 oz.. Shouldn't hurt the clear coat with either. Us harley rider are a picky lot I might add.
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what about the scratches behind the door handles.
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