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Old 09-11-2009, 10:42 AM
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Unhappy What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

Need to know instead of spending big money just to get a new paint job. I heard Megs and Mothers have a a wax or something that refines the paints and helps out getting rid of the scrathes.
So whats out there guyz??? Please help. Thanks
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Old 09-11-2009, 11:17 AM
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

Megs has a "scratch x" type solution but you're not going to get the best results by hand bro if you don't have a polisher. Hand buffing only goes so far.

For it to work you need to take all the wax off your paint and start from the beginning so the product can do the most work on your paint.

Some detailers might give you a good deal and it's still cheaper than repainting but you'll have to constantly upkeep the job to keep the scratches from showing.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! Sorry. Had to get that out... I hate this crap!!! I'll figure something out... thanks Ryan.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

please post pics of the scratches and we will be able to help you a lot further sun pics would be great as well
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

I once backed into the garage with my hatch up, Left a huge paint mark across the hatch of my DD. Broke out the scratch X and it looked like new.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

ScratchX (especially the new version) is fantastic for doing small areas.

Yes, its not easy work but then hand polishing isn't!

If its swirls, then a filler heavy glaze would be a better option - still tiring tho.....
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

just try not to use the new scratch X on a large area
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

I use stuff called ScratchX.( http://www.autogeek.net/megscratxfin.html) Works great. I use it when I go off road and get trailside pin striping.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

Meguiers M105/205 on sale.....


try this combo......expensive....but you can do it by hand if you dont have a DA polisher.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

Jacob, you back in town bro?
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

Yep!!! I'm back. I got back in Midnight last friday. Now I am working a different shift schedule. 2 on, 2 off every other week end off (3day weekend) and I work 12 hour shift. I work 11pm to 11am. I just got off 11am 2day and I won't need to go back to work till Monday at 11pm. Kind of weird schedule, but I like it.
I missed my Jeep while I was gone so much. lol. When I got back I installed a new updated superchip program and now my jeep sounds even better. All in All, Glad to be back in Cali.
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Re: What is the best for taking of light paint scratches off??

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Meguiers M105/205 on sale.....


try this combo......expensive....but you can do it by hand if you dont have a DA polisher.
why can't yall reccomend something that you can buy at the store! darn it.
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