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How do you remove these? I parked outside work the other day and got 2 scratches on the rear bumper. Then when I went outside today, I got another 2 scratches on the other side of the rear bumper. Can't believe how disrespectful some people are towards the property of others.They're not as deep as scratches from someone keying the car, but they're fairly deep. I read another post about using compound, is this in any way harmful to the car? And what other ways are there to remove scratches?
 

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does it damage the paint and where can i get it at?
 

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well usally if you can run your fingernail across the scratch and it will stop its to deep to get out. you can get some 1500-2000 grit wetsand paper and sand gently,then use some 3m buffing compound to get rid of the scratches, after the dullness goes away you can put wax/glaze/handpolish whitch ever you have and wala bye bye scratches!!
 

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If you can feel it with your nail, it needs touch-up paint or wet sanding. If you wet sand, you better have a rotary or pc to finish, otherwise it wont look good.
 

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If you cant feel the scratch, i would start with a polish to see what can be taken out. A PC will be very nice to have in this situation. But like the guys said, if the scratch is deep, you need to get some touch up paint and wetset.
 

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sounds so complicated, screw it imma just leave'em there
 

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STIskeet said:
sounds so complicated, screw it imma just leave'em there
Find a reputable shop that can attempt to buff it out. It's worth it if it works. Some collision repair shops can do it for cheap.
 

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STIskeet said:
sounds so complicated, screw it imma just leave'em there
Meguair's Scratch-x will reduce its appearance greatly. It is cheap, and very safe to use...you will have to use multiple applicaitons to get out serious scratches. You may find this is good enough to live with - that way you don't have to pay for wet sanding.
 

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Singletrack said:
Meguair's Scratch-x will reduce its appearance greatly. It is cheap, and very safe to use...you will have to use multiple applicaitons to get out serious scratches. You may find this is good enough to live with - that way you don't have to pay for wet sanding.
+1 to ScratchX:tup:
 
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