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MichaelS75 09-15-2013 01:20 AM

Horrible scratches & marks
 
I just got finished hitting the trails and now I have marks and scratches from overgrown branches. Would a good wash and wax solve the problem? They haven't gone past the clear coat. Or should I invest in a scratch remover?

Thanks

cykaaro 09-15-2013 01:45 AM

Depends. On my g/f we took out and had scratches all along the sides. Needless to say she wasn't happy. Had it waxed and buffed, and got almost all of them out.

MattJeep 09-15-2013 09:00 AM

Even a good cleaner wax like Mother's should fill most scratches.

COL 09-15-2013 10:00 AM

Take it to a detail shop if you don't have a high speed buffer. They will almost all come out and you will be one happy Jeep owner!

Mav-Jason 09-15-2013 10:04 AM

Hey welcome to the trail!!! Fun stuff.

mycreativename 09-15-2013 10:40 AM

Wax won't do nearly enough.

Get thisfrom your local auto store. Stuff works wonders. You can either apply it by hand or by buffer if you feel confident in your ability to not overdo it. Honestly, some good elbow grease will more than likely take care of most of the scuffs and scratches.

Good luck.

MattJeep 09-15-2013 10:51 AM

You'd be surprised what a good cleaner wax like mothers will do. It has lots of fillers. I just did my whole truck with it.

MichaelS75 09-15-2013 11:25 AM

Alright thanks guys!

Olese 09-15-2013 02:37 PM

The 3m 39002 compound works quite well. Can be applied by hand or with a polisher.

Jeepwagons 09-15-2013 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelS75 (Post 16015385)
I just got finished hitting the trails and now I have marks and scratches from overgrown branches. Would a good wash and wax solve the problem? They haven't gone past the clear coat. Or should I invest in a scratch remover?

Thanks

Wear those pinstripes with pride! :cheers2:

Get used to them and learn to appreciate them if you plan to off road often!
:highfive:

Short of using rubbing compound on the clear coat you will always have them.

bradywgn71 09-15-2013 11:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jeepwagons (Post 16032361)
Wear those pinstripes with pride! :cheers2:

:2thumbsup:


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