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Old 09-24-2009, 06:46 PM   #1
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Scratches under front bumper

Scratched the paint badly on drivers side pulling into spot on a fake curb. You can't see unless on hands and knees. Any recommendations. Killing me cause I know it's there.
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:55 PM   #2
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:44 PM   #3
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Wouldn't worry about where you can't see it. I had a chrysler 300c with a low front end. It looked like a war went on under their because my wife couldn't see the end of the car.
you would be really mad if you fixed it and it happen again in two days.
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Thanks for the replies. It is not noticeable but I would like to remove the white streaks caused by the concrete. Would a powered buffer work or just hand buff with polish? (Zaino)
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:49 PM   #5
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Thanks for the replies. It is not noticeable but I would like to remove the white streaks caused by the concrete. Would a powered buffer work or just hand buff with polish? (Zaino)
A good cleaner wax should work. If not try wd-40 then wash the spot and rewax.
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Old 10-08-2009, 04:15 PM   #6
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i did the same thing and it's killing me! I was thinking of trying Meguires X2 scratch remover but it won't work on deep scratches like this. what is a "cleaner" wax as mentioned in prior post?
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:28 AM   #7
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same thing with mine, except it was noticeable just normal standing up. The GM touch up paint actually does really well with the scuff marks that I had. after a few washes you can't even tell i applied it.
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:51 PM   #8
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agreed, I have a Chrysler 300C and the front bumper underneath has scratches down to something that looks yellow/black? (actual color is silver)... I think cars with high hoods and little windshield are a mess to gauge where your front end actually is. I either look at the reflection of the car next to me to see where the curb is or have my passenger get out and direct me =)
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Old 07-12-2010, 09:54 PM   #9
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Did the same dang thing! I have been too pissed off at myself and haven't had time to do anything with it yet, but I do have the OEM touch up paint. That is a great suggestion. Will be detailing this weekend so I will give some of the suggestions above a try. To prevent it from happening again in the future - I am not parking where there is a curb to hit!!
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Old 07-12-2010, 09:58 PM   #10
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Been there and done that twice now (not me, hubby). Not worried about it and not getting it fixed because he'll just do it again lol! And to think he wants to lower it which will make every curb an easy target.
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