How to deal with a deep scratch ?

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  1. Want2race

    Want2race Fearless

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    My IS300 has a pretty deap scratch from a tree on the side of the road. Ive tried touch up paint but it doesnt blend in well. Today I tried wetsanding the excess paint off and it removed the paint and some clear. I then used a fine cut compaund and resored the color but the scratch is still there..

    What should i do/try to solve this ? I dont want to repaint the entire door!

    Thanks guys!
     
  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Repaint the entire door.

    If the scratch is that deep, there is little you can do other than repainting. If you can fill it in enough with touch-up paint and smooth it out, it may be good enough that you can live with it.
     
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    filled with paint.. Let dry , added clearcoat

    then wet sanded and used a finishing compound...

    Impossible to see!! I own!
     
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    Sounds good! Post before and after pics, if possible. :bigthumb:
     
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    didnt take a b4... Ill take an after!
     

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