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Old 07-20-2007, 10:19 PM   #1
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Default Need help with scratch removal + I discolored my dash.Help!

EDIT: More stuff I got. I've had this decal on the windshield that seemed to be partially removen. Yesterday I got some 3M adhesive remover and a plastic scraper. Got the sticker off and sprayed away the mess no problem. Scraper was $1.15 and the remover was $5.50 at wal-mart.

HELP ON THIS PART!!!!!!!!! (below)

Now I tried the adhesive remover to get rid of the sticky gunk left by the velcro I Idiotly put on the dash. It got rid of it but the area is now camel with some discoloration. Uh oh. I tried water to clean it but it didn't work. Is there something I can do to reverse the discoloration or am I screwed?

As for the scratch removal. I tried QUIXX brand kit on 1 of my deep scratches and it didn't do anything to it. Looks the same as before. I also tried it with the 3000 grit sandpaper included. No results. What could I be doing wrong? All suggestions welcome.
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Try meguires scratch x for the scratches, if they are too deep, bring to a respectful body shop, they will let you know if it can be wet sanded and buffed, rule of thumb is if you can feel it with your nail, it is too deep. as for the dash, uh thats another story, try to hide it with some armor all or tire shine!! the shine will kind of hide the discol. You may be lucky, you might have dried it out, so try the shine thing, or leather conditioner.
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for your dash try a dash dressing with silicone (Do not use this before seeing the body shop) or after you use it was a few days after several treatments it should come back.
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Thanks for the Info guys.

Unfortunatly Angelo I tried the Scratch X already and no luck :(

Just 1 more question:

Since I have alot of DEEP scratches that need pro. help and I have this big brown spot (see pic)


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Any Idea on how much it will cost? I'm just looking for a rough estimate so I can start saving for it (and those gold crosslaces!)

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The best way for you to get good ideas on cost is to head out or let your fingers do the walking. You will find many different prices and the quality will vary as well.
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