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Side Swiped Rental Car And Scratched Paint On Car Is It Easily Buffed And Painted

How can I tell if a scratch will buff out of a car?If you can rub some clear oil on the surface, and the scratch disappears, then it is highly likely that it will buff out. In fact, you can probably use a scratch-erase kit instead of buffing, because while buffing you may actually create more problems than you solve. You might buff too deep and show the base coat, or at least make it so thin that it is not stable.If your paint job has a clear coat, then buffing will really be counter productive, since buffing will remove a lot of clear coat, and the finish, while smooth, will appear dull and matte in comparison to the surface around it.  Try this: Quixx High Performance Paint Scratch Remover | QUIXX-REPAIR SYSTEM | Makers of the Rated #1 Automotive Paint Scratch Remover, Headlight Restoration Kit, Widesheild Wiper Cleaner and Scuff Remover

How can I tell if a scratch will buff out of a car?If you can rub some clear oil on the surface, and the scratch disappears, then it is highly likely that it will buff out. In fact, you can probably use a scratch-erase kit instead of buffing, because while buffing you may actually create more problems than you solve. You might buff too deep and show the base coat, or at least make it so thin that it is not stable.If your paint job has a clear coat, then buffing will really be counter productive, since buffing will remove a lot of clear coat, and the finish, while smooth, will appear dull and matte in comparison to the surface around it.  Try this: Quixx High Performance Paint Scratch Remover | QUIXX-REPAIR SYSTEM | Makers of the Rated #1 Automotive Paint Scratch Remover, Headlight Restoration Kit, Widesheild Wiper Cleaner and Scuff Remover

How to hide scratches on black rental car?

Help! I scratched the lower left fender of a black SUV on a concrete pillar. Some of the scratches are deep (to the primer). It looks like a big cat clawed the vehicle.

So far, I buffed and buffed, which removed a lot of it. Then, I bought some matching black paint, but the repairs look pretty obvious (so far).

What should I do next: Polish, wax, wet-sand?

If anyone has any experience with repairing deeper scratches on a black vehicle, please, any advice?

How much does it cost to repair car scratches on the rear of a mini van?

So I'm a student driver and tonight I had my first car accident where I accidentally scraped the rear bumper of a nearby minivan as I was pulling out of a parking spot. Anyway, I have to pay for the repair myself, and I was just wondering how much it would cost to repair a few light scratches- about 5 of them in a 1 1/2 foot area...?

How much to repair a paint chip on car?

The chip is the part of the paint that is missing, so you don't repair that. You repair the nick (sometimes called a ding). It's the damage you see on the car when a chip of paint is missing.

You can do it with touch-up paint. It's a small container of auto paint available at the auto dealership. The container is about the size of a bottle of nail polish. The cap to the container has a little paint brush in it just like the brush in a nail polish bottle. Just put a little dab on the car nick (or ding) and let it dry. Don't try to paint the nick like you would your nails. Just give the nick a little dab and let it dry. It doesn't look like a professional job if you look at it with a magnifying glass, but no one does that. It all blends in, and no one notices. The costs of the item is $10 or less. When you try to purchase the item, they'll ask you for the color code. It's on your car. Usually on a plate that lists other information about your car. The plate is usually located on the door edge or door pillar. If you can't find it, they'll come out and read it for you.

Paint jobs are usually a minimum of $200, no matter how infinitely small the ding is. That work makes the ding look like it never happened, but it's not worth it. Try the $10 approach. I've done it a number of times, and nobody notices all the dings I've fixed.

Addendum:
You're welcome gibbyguys--I have a 2004 Ranger right now and have touched up at least a half dozen dings on it over the past years. People seem to like to ding me for some reason. I received the touch-up paint free in the mail from Ford a short time after I bought the truck (new). It was a thank you gift for giving them my business.

How much would it cost to paint the scratches on a bumper?

Took my friends rental to drop someone off. On the way out the bumper kissed the beam and lost paint in a few. Little spots 1cm wide and an inch long at worst. I buffed out most of the scratches but the rental company may notice if they inspect the car. How much should it cost to do a minor respray of the front right side of the bumper to this chevy hhr?

What is the best way to hide scratches on my car?

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I`d put the scratch remover back on there when you leave work and then i`d put it through a good car-wash - keep trying to buff-it up before you put it through the wash - i had that problem - i got a silver metallic car and it had hairline scratches.. my boyfriend accused me of scraping it - which i hadnt! I bought some good scratch remover from halfords, kept using it , then got it cleaned and they`re all gone now, its as good as new! Hope that helps!

What is the best way to hide scratches on my car?

For the best answers, search on this site https://shorturl.im/awrw8

I`d put the scratch remover back on there when you leave work and then i`d put it through a good car-wash - keep trying to buff-it up before you put it through the wash - i had that problem - i got a silver metallic car and it had hairline scratches.. my boyfriend accused me of scraping it - which i hadnt! I bought some good scratch remover from halfords, kept using it , then got it cleaned and they`re all gone now, its as good as new! Hope that helps!

How much will it cost to buff out many light scratches off a car?

whatever the hourly rate X the time to do it. Save yourself some $. Go to your friendly automotive store (or even Wal-mart) and get some wax/polish that covers scratches(it even comes color-coded) Rent a buffer and do it yourself. OR get some very,very fine rubbing compound (same places), rent a buffer or do it by hand. Then apply a good polish. Only problem=you'll end up doing the entire car. However you shouldn't have more than $30 invested depending on buffer rental. Professional services (depending where you live) could run hundreds (and you won't have the use of the car while it's in the shop). Carnuba and Mother's are 2 names that come to mind