Quick Way to Remove Clear Coat Scratches from Mercedes

clear coat scratches

It is not surprising that license plates can cut into the clear coat and leave nasty deep scratches. That is what happened to this white Mercedes Benz. After the owner have removed the license plate, he saw deep clear coat  scratches. In today’s post, I wanted to show you how you can repair it yourself.

The removal process involves some sanding, compounding, and polishing. No painting required. It should take you under an hour to fix. Start by getting all the materials first. [Read more…]

How to Remove Clear Coat Scratches in Just 15 Minutes

deep clear coat scratches

In this post I will show you how to remove a long deep clear coat starch from Toyota Tacoma. This kid of damage can be easily fixed by using sandpaper and rubbing compound. This will work only if paint is not damaged. If you can see a primer, the scratch is too deep and needs to be touched up with paint.

The whole job should take you no more than 15 min. Although this scratch can be removed by hand, using Dual Action Polisher will save you some time and improve the outcome. Watch the video first, than follow my step-by-step instructions. [Read more…]

What is the Best Car Scratch Remover?

 

best car scratch remover

Car scratch remover, also called rubbing compound, is used to remove minor car scratches, oxidation, stains, water spots and general neglect. Repainting a car takes a lot of time and money that many car owners don’t want to spend. Rubbing compound is an inexpensive and a fast way to remove minor scratches and oxidation without the hassle of a full paint job.

Traditionally, most compounds are difficult to work with. After rubbing compound application, it dries to a white haze that takes a lot of time and energy to remove. Also, when removed, some products produce swirl marks on the vehicle’s surface that needs to be removed by special swirl remover or polisher. This is one of the reasons why I was happy when Meguiar’s released a new revolutionary product called “Ultimate Compound”. [Read more…]

New Car Scratch Remover – FixIt Pro. Does It Work?

There are a lot of different car scratch removers on today’s market that claim to fix scratches in no time. But do they really work? One of the new car scratch removers that was recently introduced is  FixIt Pro.

The first time I heard about FixIt Pro was from a TV commercial. Billy May, the annoying loud man, was advertising FixIt Pro claiming it can magically erases small scratches on any color car. He said that this scratch remover fills and seals a scratch in just one swipe and dries in the sunlight within an hour, giving the area a shiny polished look.

To demonstrate how easy it is, May scratched a car (I am pretty sure it wasn’t his car) and then used FixIt Pro to remove the scratch. The price was $19.99 for two pens. When you buy one, you get another one for free with some free Microfiber Cloth and Vacuum cleaner. Of course, if you want to get the free stuff, you need to pay extra for shipping. [Read more…]

Best and Worst Car Scratch Removers

There is a lot of car scratch removers on today’s market that claim to fix even the deepest scratches, but do they really work? I decided to do a little research on my own and test most popular scratch removers.

Since my car is in a very good condition, I had to use every car in my family. They were very happy, especially my mom, who gets all sort of scratches. I also wanted to see what other users think, so I read consumer reviews on different sites and auto forums. After few weeks of research and testing here are the results. [Read more…]