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Old 06-07-2015, 03:59 PM   #1
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Airstream scratch repair

how can i repair 2 foot scratch on new as flying cloud without damaging clearcoat? jseek
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Old 06-07-2015, 04:51 PM   #2
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To the best of my knowledge a 2015 AS does not have clearcoat.

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Old 06-07-2015, 05:43 PM   #3
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Thanks, I did not know that. Any ideas on how to remove scratch?
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I have found that if it is not too deep (if i cant feel the depression when I pass my nail over the scratch) I can buff out the scratch with my buffer on slow and with VERY fine buffing paste.

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I would take to the factory for repair. Buffing aluminum is like where do you stop?

just my 2 cents

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Earl's right. The factory does a great job. Here's what guys from the factory recommend, if you want to try to remove a scratch yourself: Amazon.com: Glare 37411-glr-003 GLARE Spider - 12 oz. Bottle: Automotive[/URL]
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The Aluminum that is now used by Airstream on their new trailers has a Alcoa mill applied coating. It is not separately "Plasticoated" after assembly. You need to be very careful not to buff through the coating when you attempt to buff out a scratch.
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