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Scratch Removal, a little success? after i hit a pole!

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#1 +Byté



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 21:32

Now before i start, I know this isn't a permanent fix, there are some dents that need professional attention, the only reason i used this scratch remover is it was a cheap option to try and mask the damage as best i can, until after Christmas when i can afford the £500 to fix it.

I used some G3 Scratch Remover Paste, there is still a bit of paint chipped off the door which will have to wait until i can afford a professional fix.

This took around 30mins in bad light, if i spend some more time carefully giving attention to all areas im sure it will look better,

Some before pictures...

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And some after...

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It has done well to make the damage less obvious, now all i need to do is find £500 :p

I am very happy with this product, however is there anything else you guys reckon someone like me could do to make it even better?

Many Thanks! x

#2 xendrome


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 21:43

If it's into the paint, it's not going to fix it.. if it's just the top/clear coat, those products will work, otherwise go to the dealer and get the exact color for your car, they can match it up, and it comes in a little pen type applicator..

#3 OP +Byté



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 21:46

The only scratch that has gone into the paint deeply is the little mark on the door lip there, you can see the silver metal underneath, would you say a pen will be sufficient or do i need to fill it first?!

#4 spikey_richie



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 21:50

Pen will do that, if you do a few light coats. Just polish it in afterwards so it blends.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 22:43

Yep, here's what I did last year:


Paint over the scratch with thick enough layers of paint. Sand it down till it evens out, and then polish out the spot. If you're lazy just use a car detailing buffer and buff everything out with a filler type polish from your favorite car detailing store.