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Hi there.

I've tried a few of the 'scratch remover' products (or my customers have, then called me ).

Personally speaking, I don't rate them, they are pretty much all based on 'T-Cut' which isn't a product used in the profession.

If the scratches are fairly fne in nature, I would suggest getting some single-pack lacquer (in a tin, not aerosol), and diluting it with thinners to a 20% concentration - then apply over the scratches - if the basecoat is intact, it will restore the colour (I developed this, and use it very often).

If the scratches need cutting back, then I use 3M Fast Cut, followed by 3M Fine Cut, then 3M Machine Polish - all worked in by hand. You can find these on auction sites or in trade paint shops/motor factors.

Use a damp cloth, and don't go over the same area too many times - it is very effective at skimming the surface.

Best of luck.


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