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Tecnica: How to Remove Scratches from Your Car

This guide will show you how to successfully remove scratches from your car.

  • Autore: Brian Sallee
  • Stima il tempo: 30 minuti
  • Difficoltà: Moderato

Passo 1 How to Remove Scratches from Your Car  ¶ 

Shoe polish can be used to visualize the scratches. Rub a small amount of dark shoe polish over the scratch.

Passo 1 How to Remove Scratches from Your Car  ¶ 

  • Shoe polish can be used to visualize the scratches. Rub a small amount of dark shoe polish over the scratch.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Wipe the shoe polish over the panel. This fills the scratches with polish.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Wipe the shoe polish over the panel. This fills the scratches with polish.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Block sand the panel with 2000-grit wet/dry sandpaper and plenty of water. Sand until the shoe polish disappears.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Block sand the panel with 2000-grit wet/dry sandpaper and plenty of water. Sand until the shoe polish disappears.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Polish out the sanding scratches with rubbing compound.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Polish out the sanding scratches with rubbing compound.

Passo 5  ¶ 

A polishing wheel makes short work of bringing the shine back. An oscillating polisher is less aggressive than this rotary polisher.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • A polishing wheel makes short work of bringing the shine back. An oscillating polisher is less aggressive than this rotary polisher.

  • Don't buff through the paint into the next layer, especially on high-crown or sharp edges.

Passo 6  ¶ 

Finish with light hand buffing to remove the last of the compound. Follow with car wax.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • Finish with light hand buffing to remove the last of the compound. Follow with car wax.