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Old 04-29-2005, 11:01 PM   #1
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What products do you find best to bring up the clearcoat or help smooth light scratches?

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Just use a 3 stage wax system, and even try mild rubbing compound or 'swirl-mark' remover (3M brand for example) is good to use.

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Luckily, just an abrasion underneath the driver side fog lamp. Probably from pulling into a spot somewhere. I'm the only one who knows it'* there, but it would soothe me to know I can just try to buff it out, or least down.
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I use the 1Z Einszett line of products.
http://www.1z-usa.com/sys-tmpl/storefront/

I also use a Porter Cable 724 Random Orbital Buffer with a 5 inch backing plate and an assortment of pads to polish my three vehicles. I also like and use 3M brand of swirl mark remover.

Once the automibile paint is polished I use Zaino to protect the finish.
http://www.zainostore.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc
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A good polish will help clearcoats. Rubbing compounds are too extreme for this though.

Meguires makes Scratch-X as well. It'* for well, removing scratches.
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