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What product to remove scratches from the plastic inserts behind the rear DC seats ?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by OZ-T, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Dec 23, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Mothers Back to Black work or ?
     
  2. Dec 23, 2012 at 9:43 PM
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    Tire shine! lol I used the black to black on the plastic on the bed rails and roof racks it did hide the scratches for a bit but got lazy after the elements kept wiping it off think it had a funny smell too?
     
  3. Dec 23, 2012 at 9:44 PM
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    Interesting
     
  4. Dec 24, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    Tire Shine doesn't work

    Next idea
     
  5. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:02 AM
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  6. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    for light scratches
     
  8. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    I tried Meguairs Plastic Polish too , that worked a bit but not entirely
     
  9. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    I've read of heating the plastic to get rid of light scratches... never actually tried it though.
     
  10. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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    Mothers Plastic Polish
     
  11. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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    I thought about trying that too

    It's actually not a huge deal , I took out the inserts behind the rear seats of my DC and removed the cast in shelf from the passenger side , I was just looking to make it seem like the shelf was never there if possible

    The black plastic goes white when cut / sanded
     
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    2000 grit sandpaper or finer and some plastic polish of your choice
    try a small area first
     
  13. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:46 AM
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    more info... :)

    http://autopia.org/forum/car-detailing/57698-scratchs-black-plastic-interior.html
     
  14. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:46 AM
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    On composite and PVC decking we use heat guns to remove light scratches and swirls etc. The only concern would be is if there is any texture at all, typically the heated plastic goes matte or even sometimes semi-gloss which will make is stick out. (Semi-gloss means to much heat was used.)

    Maybe try light heat gun with one of the recommended plastic touch ups?
     
  15. Dec 24, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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    Thanks all
     
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