light scratch

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  1. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    I grazed a pole yesterday trying to get into a tight parking spot. Needless to say, I now have a scratch. I've researched a bit in this forum already, but I'd like some personal feedback if possible. The scratches in the patch are pretty shallow, so I'm thinking a simple polish would do. Like Meguiars #7 Show Car Glaze. Or maybe I need something with something a bit more abrasive?

    Along with a recommended product, what are the steps I should take in order for the best results?

    http://www.adriancomputers.com/OT/IMG_0438.jpg
    http://www.adriancomputers.com/OT/IMG_0439.jpg
    http://www.adriancomputers.com/OT/IMG_0440.jpg

    Sorry for the quality of the pictures, but I can't really get a good micro shot. But hopefully that's enough to give you an idea of the damage.

    Thanks! :)

    EDIT - the pictures are pretty large :o
     
  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Compress the pics if you want me to look at them. I am on dial up!

    www.xat.com has a great free image optimizer that is great for compressing, resizing, cropping, etc.
     
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    As far as I can tell from those pics, the scratches are very minor (it's hard to tell from them). Use a light polish, you should be all set. You may need to go heavier if you have no luck.
     
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    Meguiars #9 Swirl Remover (which you can get at Pep Boys or Autozone) should be strong enough to remove or at least minimize the scratches.
     

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