Hurt my X, need advice!

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  1. Judas

    Judas Member

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    So, i rubbed a pole at the drive in last night. need some advice on getting rid of the marks at least.
    at this point i havent had a chance to really look at to tell what is paint, rub marks or scratches.
    need to know the steps i should take. should i just go at it with a buffer and some compound, should i try and clean off the paint with something. other ideas?
     

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    Medium paint reducer works well to remove paint transfer
     
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    Medium polishing compound and polishing one to finish. Hopefully it's just a transfer to the X
     
  4. kwigs160966

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    Get some 2000 grit wet sanding sand paper and then sand it with lots of water. Afterwards hit it with a buffer and it will get most of it out except the deeper stuff but its pretty bad. I would almost take it to a body shop and get it re done.

    It's kinda scary sanding the truck but I have done it a few times on mine. Maybe try getting the flare re painted probably only a couple hundred bucks
     
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  5. Judas

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    after brushing it off with a wheel cleaner brush at the car wash.
    gonna try buffing it tomorrow with some meguiars compound.
    sanding still necessary?
     

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  6. kwigs160966

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    Looks a lot better lol I would still wet sand it
     
  7. banohi72

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    Try this one first before sanding. Wet a rag with gasoline and rub with a little pressure.
     
  8. Kyleinator

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    I don't think I would use gasoline. If the clear coat is scuffed up you will need to do some sort of wet sanding and polishing to bring back the shine.
     

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