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License Plate Front Bumper Scratch

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Drunknsloth, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Dec 10, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth [OP] Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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    So I bought the color match touch up paint and tried to paint over the scratch on my front bumper from the previous owner's license plate. Now the paint looks horrible so I tried to use scratch removing wax and that didn't help much. Any ideas?
     
  2. Dec 10, 2010 at 11:14 AM
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    Cr250jumper

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  3. Dec 10, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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    if you want to take it off, just use some paint thinners, reducer, or I even hear of some guys using nail polish remover to get it off. Just don't go too crazy with the stuff, as the clear on your truck will eventually soften up from these harsh chemicals. If it does soften up a bit, and look "smudgy" just polish it up with a mild polish, and done.

    Oh, and keep in mind no touch-up will EVER look very good. The colour will always look off, not to mention the texture. So keep that in mind when doing touch-ups.
     
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