Quick Way to Remove Clear Coat Scratches from Mercedes

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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…]

Secrets Of The Experts: How to Remove Car Key Scratches Fast

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This Hyundai had deep clear coat  scratches. The owner of the car was very upset when he saw it after coming back from the mall. I looked like someone scratched the car with a key. Bodyshops told the owner it would cost anywhere from $250 to $450 to remove and they would keep the car for one day. Most people don’t realize that these kind of scratches can be easily removed in just 15 min without any touch up paint. You can save a lot of money and time by doing the repair yourself. Just follow my easy step-by-step instructions below. [Read more…]

DIY: How To Fix Car Scratches for Only $20

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As you can see from the picture above, the scratch on this blue Volkswagen Passat was long and deep. Bodyshop wanted to charge the owner $450 for removing it. That is a lot of money for removing a clear coat scratch. In this post, I will show you how you can remove this scratch for only $20.

This repair is extremely easy to do. It includes sanding, rubbing compound, and polishing compound. I recommend applying wax at the end to seal the repair. It will take you no more than an hour to complete it. [Read more…]

Remove Deep Clear Coat Scratch in 5 Easy Steps

cadillac clear coat scratch

As you can see from the picture above, this black Cadillac CTS had a deep clear coat scratch. Bodyshops would charge you anywhere from $300 -$500 to remove it and you would be without a car for a few days. In this post I will show you how to remove this scratch in 5 easy steps. No experience needed. The steps include sanding clear coat, applying rubbing compound, polishing compound and wax.

To save you money, I am listing products under “items you will need” and “optional items”. I don’t want you to feel overwhelmed by long list of things you need to buy to do the repair. You will only need few things to get it done right. All the optional items are just great products and tools that can be used not only for this repair, but also to maintain a beautiful appearance of your car. [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…]

Car Paint Repair: How to Repair Clear Coat Scratch

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Most car scratches only go into the clear coat, but don’t gouge into the paint layer.  These kind pf scratches can be caused by bushes, tree branches, keys and fingernails around the door handle, by drive-through car wash and etc. Light clear coat scratches can be easy fixed with some good quality rubbing compound. Medium to deep clear coat scratches require some sanding.

This blue-gray Pontiac had a medium clear coat scratched. To remove it, body shop would take the same steps I am outlining below. The whole repair should take you about 15 min. [Read more…]