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    confused need to remove gloss from car paint help!

    evening all, my better half had a run in with a post today and scraped her door (luckily in her car not mine) it looks worse because of the gloss paint, tried to pick it off but its solid, should i use thinners or polish ? any ideas welcome.cheers

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    Megs scratch x and a fair amount of time and effort. failing that T cut would do it but it would need a polish afterwards.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Good old T-Cut will do the job then polish and wax or sealant after

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    and post up a piccy so we can see the damage to ensure the best advice

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    yeh would agree with the others t cut should do the trick just be a bit of work

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    T-cut or some 1500 grit wet and dry...

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    T-cut or some 1500 grit wet and dry...
    not unless you know what your doing!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    not unless you know what your doing!
    The fact that he knows it can be removed without a full respray i gave him the benefit of doubt lol

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    i can imagine tomorrows thread "1500 wet and dry, now the car looks silver!"
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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