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fingernail scratches

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by nytmarecoma88, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. Jul 15, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    nytmarecoma88

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    im sure all u dark taco drivers have them, those scratches u get when people open the doors, any ideas of how to get rid of them? or atleast to help a little bit, being i have a black taco, they show pretty well
     
  2. Jul 16, 2009 at 7:35 AM
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    Just about any high-quality polish will take care of those...
     
  3. Jul 16, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    ^Compound is very agressive and not a good idea. It will haze up black paint and you will need to follow up with a polish. Better to just use polish in the first place.
     
  5. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    If you are looking for OTC, I would try spot treatment with Meguiar's ScratchX 2.0. Apply with a clean high-quality MF towel. ScratchX is pretty agressive so you should be good with the cutting power of the polish/MF towel combo.

    Just remember to work it good and wax it up after. The bottle is on the small side and is most likely not cost effective to do the whole truck. If you are looking OTC, try swirlX. The Ultimate Compound is fairly aggressive and might be too much for what you have. No need to work the clear coat any more than needed.

    http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28407

    Check that out. I would imagine that the swirlX might even take out those marks, but the scratchX is a nice tool to have around.

    Another brand to check out is Adam's Polishes http://www.adamspolishes.com/
    They have some great products for paint correction/maintaining.


    Hope that helps.
     
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