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Old 28th December 2004, 20:39   #1
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hey pl.. 2day while goin back home... i scratched my car on the left side of the fender.. my silver accent .. a little paint is out.. and theres a small scratch too...
wad do i do
well it hapnd such that a rick in front of me on a speed breaker took a sudden left and there was a cyclist on the left he crashed in to him and then it came back frm the speed breaker and i was there though the speed was minimum ... it came back and i braked a second late so got that scratch .. my fault too coz i was lookin at the cyclists leg for a second...ppl plz temme wadto do .. do i need to do some paint job.. like a minor one..plz temme as soon as possible wanna fix it by tomo..
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Old 28th December 2004, 20:53   #2
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well try some rubbing compound to remove the scratches !! take a dry cloth and rub the rubbing compound over the scratches ..wait for a little while and then with a fresh cloth rub on the scratch again !! as for the paint - if its not noticeable good ..else take the car to a guy who knows what he is doing with minor touch up- coz if the paint doesnt match the original color it mite look uglier..

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Old 28th December 2004, 23:14   #3
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thnx man .. but rubbin compound as in wad do i use ...cud u suggest plzzz
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Old 28th December 2004, 23:27   #4
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cheatingdeath:
goto any Automobile store and ask for Rubbing Compound.. also buy a Wax Polish along-with it to use after you've used the Rubbing Compound.. yours is a Silver colour so it'll be difficult to get the exact finish else I would have suggested to buy a small spray paint bottle but with the Silver colour it will stand out..
alternatively contact moderator Aditya - he got some effective minor Scratch Remover from a certain website.. that should help..

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Old 28th December 2004, 23:31   #5
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ok cool thnx aah78 ... tats a really explains it all
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You could use GS27 scratch remover ..its pretty good Aditya has the same one and so do I

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Old 29th December 2004, 01:45   #7
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If the scratch does not go with rubing compound, match some nail paint(available at cosmetic store) and fill it up in the scratched area.
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Can any body tell me where i can get this GS27 in bangalore ?

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Old 30th December 2004, 16:04   #9
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GS 27 ok sounds get and i guess avaliabilityis pretty good.. hmm.. igot a touch up done by a local guy ... he used a good rubbing compuond... he painted it with a brush to fill up and charged me nothin but then i gave him a couple fer his work .. and the rubbing compound worked...now fer the minor scratches remainin i will try
GS27..cool
thnx guyzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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Old 30th December 2004, 17:54   #10
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Use good old brasso over the scratch, a little less abrasive than normal rubbing compound and then polish
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Old 3rd January 2005, 02:02   #11
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You could use GS27 scratch remover ..its pretty good Aditya has the same one and so do I

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Does GS27 really Work.?I remember seeing it a while ago for Rs. 600/- But wasnt too sure if it would work or not. does it really work?
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Hey guys some kids(mongrels I should call them) wrote explitives on the car. I got the rubbing compound and rubbed and rubbed but I think they used a blade or something(we have kids in the apartment complex who deserve capitol punishment). So now I am stuck. I took it to the roadside paintwallah as well as tatas, both say get the entire bonnet painted, something I want to avoid unless absolutely necessary.
So I was wondering wether we have touchup pens available here in India. Mine is a black indica so color matching should not be much of a problem. Anything more I can try? Nail polish idea looks good but after couple of washes it will go away.
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Its really hard to get these things off... as they are not really on paint's surface... but through it.
I have the word "s_x" engraved on my Wagon R's bonnet.... and nothing helps. Even any touch-up becomes very visible.... on these dark colours.
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Old 31st August 2006, 14:37   #14
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My Santro is Black in color & inspite of being careful there these thin micro scratches (?) evident on the body of the car. I've tried wax polishing but apparently it doesn't seem to help a lot... Will this rubbing compound remove those scratches?
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Hey guys!!

I'm literally on the verge of dying here!

Some 'abomination/s on the name of humans' scratched my brand new i20!!!

I literally had tears in my eyes when i saw the scratches!!

Please tell me how can I make them disappear/repair completely without expensive touch ups or whole panel re-painting(the car is 2 weeks old!)

1st pic shows a scratch on the bonnet

2nd pic shows a scratch on the rear left fender

Please help!!
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