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Old 4th March 2023, 16:05   #1
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Car scratch removal at HP petrol pump | Mandaveli, Chennai

As the weekend was approaching, I decided to visit the bustling Marine Beach in Pattinapakkam to pick up some fresh fish. On my way back, I stopped at the HP Petrol Pump - Sarathy Service Station in Mandaveli to fill up my car with fuel. As I was waiting for the tank to fill up, a group of people approached me and offered to remove the scratches on my car for free, as a demo of their product.

I had noticed the unsightly marks on my car before and had been meaning to buy compounds to remove them, but never got around to it. Intrigued, I asked them how long it would take to show me the demo, and they said just 2-3 minutes. They even offered to remove the scratches entirely for a small fee if I was interested. It seemed like a good deal, and I couldn't resist the offer.

The group of people showed me how to use their product by following a simple three-step process. First, they sprayed the Dashboard Shiner onto the scratches. Then, they washed it off with a cloth and applied the stain remover. The result was amazing - the scratches were removed completely, leaving behind a smooth and polished surface.

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I was impressed with their demonstration and asked them to show me the same technique on a few other scratches. To my amazement, they almost completely removed 4-5 additional scratches from my car!

Now, as for the price, the product cost 1099 rupees, as per the bill. However, when I asked the group for the final price, they informed me that if I bought two packs, they would completely remove all of the scratches on my car and even clean the interior dashboard for free! As tempting as it sounded, I didn't have much time, and I knew I didn't need two packs. In the end, I bought just one pack of the product. I had been waiting to purchase it online for a long time, but after seeing their impressive demo, I just had to have it!

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After I made my purchase, the group went above and beyond to ensure that my car was in the best condition possible. Not only did they remove the scratches that I had pointed out, but they also applied a black arch shiner to my car's wheels. They were incredibly thorough and wouldn't stop until I was completely satisfied. Additionally, they even checked the air nitrogen in my tires!

I couldn't help but notice how polite and friendly they were throughout the entire process. As we were finishing up, another car pulled up, and they even cleared a few scratches for that person without any pressure to make a purchase. Their genuine kindness and excellent service made me feel grateful for stumbling upon their product.
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Old 4th March 2023, 17:14   #2
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re: Car scratch removal at HP petrol pump | Mandaveli, Chennai

Really sorry to inform you but looks like you've fallen for one of the oldest scams in the book. Have a read of this: My Rs.525 lesson in stupidity at a Petrol Pump Station (My Rs.525 lesson in stupidity at a Petrol Pump Station.)

IMHO, never let anyone spray anything on your car, as there is no guarantee what damage the product could do, even if it looks great immediately.

Whenever these guys come close to me at the Petrol station, I give them a strict NO and they walk away.

Ps. The scam is that their product may work initially (no guarantee about any long term damage), but the products they sell you are different and worth nothing.

PPS. The spelling on the labels of the products are enough to doubts its authenticity: ACRELIC instead of ACRYLIC, SHINNER instead of SHINER, LAMINTION instead of LAMINATION!

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Old 4th March 2023, 18:01   #3
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re: Car scratch removal at HP petrol pump | Mandaveli, Chennai

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IMHO, never let anyone spray anything on your car, as there is no guarantee what damage the product could do, even if it looks great immediately.

Ps. The scam is that their product may work initially (no guarantee about any long term damage), but the products they sell you are different and worth nothing.
Thank you for letting me know and for sharing your experience. I appreciate the advice and will definitely keep it in mind for future reference. Although I haven't used this product on my windshield yet, I have checked other places where it has been applied and haven't noticed any oily mess. I'll definitely share a review of this product after using it a few times on my motorcycle may be.
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