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Topper rubbed on tailgate

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Taco76087, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Nov 25, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    Taco76087

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    So, when I first picked up this shell for my truck, the back hatch, rubbed through the clear coat on the tailgate. Is there anyway to fix it, would I wet sand the clear, or is there a product to help with this?

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  2. Nov 25, 2010 at 2:16 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    If it went through the clearcoat, there isnt anything you can do short of respraying it.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    Well hopefully it didn't go all the way through, as of right now it just looks kind of like a hazy line where it rubbed.
     
  4. Nov 25, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    If it just looks hazy, take some polish and polish it by hand, and see how it polishes up. If you're already through the clear, it won't shine up, your base-coat will be exposed which doesn't shine up too well.

    You can put some touch-up clear on it if you need to. It won't look the best, but at least it will provide protection, and keep the rust away.
     
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