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Old 09-11-2015, 02:56 PM   #1
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Bad scratches

Looks like one of the PO crashed into a whole forest! Overall the out side is just oxidized but some spots have really bad scratches. I've got a pretty good shine on this panel except I was wondering if there's a way to reduce (or remove) these scratches and rub marks. I know it's hard to see because of the reflection but it starts where my knuckles are and goes off to the right. Click image for larger version

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Old 09-11-2015, 03:21 PM   #2
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Try wet sanding w/ 1000 grit paper... Worked on many areas on my over lander !

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Old 09-11-2015, 04:53 PM   #3
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I had someone give the entire side of my recently finished Safari i kiss scrape about 12 feet long. It happened at Bellville Rally....and no one fessed up. I will try some heavy duty polishing and hope for the best....then the sanding as a last effort.
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