got hit by the gate arm :(

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  1. misha

    misha New Member

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    so I got hit by the game arm today. It smacked the top of my door trim and draged all the way across my spoiler. I washed the offended area and what is left is some plastic arm residue and numerous slight scratches. What should I use to get that off?
     
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    If the plastic arm residue and scratches are raised from the paint surface it's just transfered material and could be taken off with a clay bar, rubbing compound, clear coat safe solvent or wetsanding. In that order according to severity.
     
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    I was gonna go grab some scratchx from the store after reading some posts. Is that an appropriate first step?
     
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    I've personally never used Scratch X but assume it's a light compound and would be a good start in terms of readily available/over the counter products. If it's intended use is as a light scratch remover it may take some additional elbow grease to remove any paint that's been transferred.
     
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    its not working. i guess some of the scratches came off, but if i look at the pain from a certain angle you could clearly see the streak where the arm rubbed. i guess i need to ask scott to come out with his buffer.
     
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    Buffing can only do so much if the paint is actually missing. Just paint transfer, no problem. Still can be noticable damage beneath though.
     
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    did you say scott come out with his buffer, or scott will cum when he buffs her?
     
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    nah, the arm is plastic, so the only thing affected is the clearcoat. and the scratches are slight, and mostly invisible from all angles except if you look at it jsut right.


    Are you able to come to uptown for an exterior detail?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Depends on who "her" is. If it is the girl I saw jogging at the park last night (think of pole vault girl with an even better face), then yes. :naughty:
     
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    Give me a call.
     
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    where are the pics??
     
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    :boink:
     

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