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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:30 pm 
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When i fitted all the new dash into my car i accidently put afew bits on my center consol when storing it and its go a very light scratch on the matt grey paint that it is painted in. Its only grazed the paint but its enoth to notice. Does anyone know a way of removing the scratch to make it less obvious or am i gunna have to try and colour match and respray the panel?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:13 pm 
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Is there another colour under the matt paint you can see (primer?)?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:17 pm 
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Nope, its liturally just grazed to paint and made it slightly shiny. Hasnt broken through to the primer! Its almost like if you think about scratching your finger nail over matt paint and marking it.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:59 pm 
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try some wet n dry and see if it'l rub out?

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Yeah, was going to suggest some wet and dry, but I'd try some plastic polish first to see if that helps.

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