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Scratch Remover/Paint Renewer

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by LM-95, May 19, 2019.

  1. May 21, 2019 at 7:38 PM
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    rsimi72

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    Maybe look into this?
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  2. May 21, 2019 at 7:52 PM
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  3. May 21, 2019 at 11:29 PM
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    Do you have a Dual Action polisher?

    If not, try the ScrarchX on a microfiber or foam pad from the auto parts store. Don't use fingertips. "Palm" the bad, don't use too much product, and really use some pressure evenly spaced across the pad.
     
  4. May 22, 2019 at 6:49 AM
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    is it dumb to just concentrate the wax or polish or whatever on the scratched area and ignore the rest of the car? i just want to get the scratches out if i can, i dont think i really need to do the whole thing.
     
  5. May 22, 2019 at 9:13 AM
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    That's totally fine to just try to improve the scratch and nothing else. When you're done, you'll want to apply a wax or sealant to the whole truck.
     
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  6. May 23, 2019 at 6:31 AM
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    right on, i appreciate the help!
     
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  7. May 23, 2019 at 10:33 AM
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    You might like to try Meguiars new Hybrid Ceramic Wax. You spray it all over the vehicle and then rinse it off with a jet of water from the hose. That's it.
     
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  8. May 23, 2019 at 10:15 PM
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    I’m interested in this if anybody has tried it.
     
  9. May 23, 2019 at 11:28 PM
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    I've used it. You put the first coat on a washed vehicle (after washing while still wet). Spray it on and wipe it in with a towel just like applying a spray wax.

    After that initial application, when you wash your vehicle you simply spray a few spritzes on a panel and blast it off with a hose. You end up with a vehicle that beads like it's just been waxed. If you want easy, this is a good option.

    As far as looks go, no it's not gonna knock your socks off. But it does provide some nice protection for those that don't like to "wax" their vehicles. I'd probably apply it monthly, although I think they say it lasts for a few months.

    It can also be used to simply extend or "boost" your existing protection. In this case I wouldn't bother with the "wipe it in" initial application. I'd just mist the panels, blast it with a hose, and proceed to drying the truck.

    I don't know how these products work, but they do work. Amazing.
     
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  10. May 24, 2019 at 8:44 AM
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    I've also tried it.

    I did the version where you spray and wipe off. Got the whole truck done in less than an hour and the results have been very nice.

    It's been on 2 weeks now and has held up very nicely with quite a few rainy days (for Southern California standards).

    I worry a little bit about the version that you just spray off with the hose as opposed to wiping off. I haven't looked much into the chemical make-up, but I worry about it going down the drain and the potential harm it could cause (I swim in the ocean quite often which is downstream from all gutter runoff).
     
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  11. May 24, 2019 at 8:20 PM
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    doing another black vehicle tomorrow. so depending if they wanna do the ceramic coating from chemical guys ill test out the hydro charge
     
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  12. Jun 11, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    some wax beads for yall. chemical guys extreme top coat sealant and cherry wet wax on the t4r

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