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Old 07-22-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
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Removing Paint Scrapes?

Does anyone know of a good product to remove paint scrapes. Walked out today and found a huge scrape on my from passenger bumper. Some, jerk how couldn't park scraped my car and then left. I've had the car less than a week and already it happens...

If anyone knows of a good product or a good way to get rid of the scrape please help.
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Old 07-22-2009, 12:57 PM   #2
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Does anyone know of a good product to remove paint scrapes. Walked out today and found a huge scrape on my from passenger bumper. Some, jerk how couldn't park scraped my car and then left. I've had the car less than a week and already it happens...

If anyone knows of a good product or a good way to get rid of the scrape please help.
Did the scrape "cut" into the body panel at all?

To remove the paint, try a "cleaner wax" first, which has a mild abrasive. If that doesn't work, move onto a rubbing compound.

Follow up by applying a coat of wax/polish over the affected area.
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Old 07-22-2009, 01:05 PM   #3
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I don't think it cut into the body panel but I can't tell yet. I will give these a try. Thanks for the help.
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:09 PM   #4
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I'll second Moose's flawless advice - Start with the least abrasive and work your way up ONLY if you have to. Give it plenty of time and effort before you move up.
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Use a wheel or buffer. Abrasives by hand usually just cloud the area you rub.
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