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Old 08-11-2018, 02:25 AM   #1
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Clearcoat scratches.....Ugh!

Hello everyone....

I have some small, less than 1/4 inch long, very shallow clearcoat scratches. Can you cover the scratches using touch up clearcoat to minimize their appearance?

My car is a solid color.....Summit White.

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Old 08-11-2018, 07:24 AM   #2
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If it's only shallow and in the clear coat, you can correct it with compound and polish. I wouldn't bother with touch-up clear .
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:11 AM   #3
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If it's only shallow and in the clear coat, you can correct it with compound and polish. I wouldn't bother with touch-up clear .
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Old 08-11-2018, 11:52 AM   #4
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If it's only shallow and in the clear coat, you can correct it with compound and polish. I wouldn't bother with touch-up clear .
I would go with this first. I do keep a little bottle of clear touch up but have only used it as a top coat after applying base color touch up first.
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Old 08-15-2018, 08:19 PM   #5
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Okay, thanks. I'll try polishing them out.
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:31 PM   #6
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Meguires #9 then follow up with Mequires #7, then wax it up.
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:58 PM   #7
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If your finger nail doesn't catch in the scratch it should come out.
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