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#1 BeccaaCat

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:08 PM

Hey,
I managed to scuff my car today :(
Being an idiot I scraped a car next to me, now have a very small scuff and a bit of green paint on the passenger side door.
My question is can I use T Cut to get this out?

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#2 btmaldon

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:17 PM

You can but it is quite abrasive. If your car is metallic it will take a bit of the lacquer off. I would try using a colour wax first. If that doesn't work, mix it with a bit of T-cut.



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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:19 PM

This is going to sound so stupid so I apologise in advance but my cars white does that mean it's metallic? :unsure:

And where can I get colour wax lmao I never wash my car can you tell? :(

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:31 PM

Its probably not metallic if its white. Turtle Wax do a Colour Wax. There are other makes and are available at your friendly if not knowledgeable Halfords.

 

Colour Wax is good for hiding small blemishes and if you buy it with a chipstick (sometimes comes free), its ideal for filling in stone chips.



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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:33 PM

Don't feel down about scuffing the car. You should see what my neighbours done to her C-Max. 18 inch long and 3 inch wide crease along the line of the passenger front door handle. Lovely.



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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:35 PM

If its a light scuff, like your nail doesn't catch in it and the paint is still there T cut would work but there's a lot better products out there now, do you not have a local car body shop local, if you ask them nicely and its just a scuff they might machine polish it out or at least give you some advice if its past the point of polishing out.



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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:38 PM

I feel awful lol I wanted to cry when I did it.
So worried the other woman is going to want to claim as well lol I don't know if there's any damage to her car (too dark to see).
Most of its tiny, the worst is on the edge of the door. I do have a car refinishing shop next door to my work lol I'll ask them thank you

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 08:28 PM

Use meguiars ultimate compound, it will get the scuff out no problem



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Posted 21 December 2013 - 09:16 PM

Brasso and a microfibre cloth.

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 10:16 PM

For the green paint left on the car (I'm guessing its from the other car..) get a rag, and a small bit of paint thinners on it... Yes paint thinners... And a SMALL bit... Rub it on the paint and should take it off... Then wipe it clean, and try your T-Cut.. Of the T-Cut doesn't work you can try the colour wax, but that tends to fade are a few washes, so you may be better off with a fine brush touch up, with a t-cut then a polish and wax. Good luck.

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 12:25 AM

T cut is very abrasive try Meguiars scratch X works wonders on small scratches and scuffs.


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Posted 26 March 2014 - 07:03 PM

If there's a body shop next door to your work deffo call in there before you do anything. They're normally very reasonable in my experience.


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