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      11-24-2011, 01:49 PM   #1
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Got this scuff on rear bumper. What should I do? (Photo inside)

The scratches aren't deep but they sure cover a large area.

What are my options? I appreciate your assistance guys.

Note: my jet black is pretty dirty right now too..


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      11-24-2011, 02:26 PM   #2
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Take it to a good detailer in your area. They should be able to buff it out and fix the rest with touch up paint
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      11-24-2011, 02:30 PM   #3
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how would the results be? good as new? and how much am i looking to pay
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      11-24-2011, 05:26 PM   #4
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Depends, look up Phil @ Detaiers Domain hes in NJ. Also get them to remove that partially removed decal from your trunk.....
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Use your fingernail to see whether you can catch the scratches or not. If you can, they are too deep for a detail to fix.
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Looks like that can be fixed 85%...

EDIT: 65%-75%
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Not 100% but I'm pretty sure it can be at least 70%. Far away it will look fine and up close it will be a little more obvious but something only the driver would know unless it's inspected
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      12-28-2011, 12:15 AM   #8
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So take it to a detailer seems like the answer. Any idea how much this would cost?

Note: I can't catch the scratches with my nails, so the scratches aren't deep.

Thanks for your help guys
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I got one EXACTLY like that a couple of weeks ago. I gave it a quick buff and called it good. I'd say it's about 80%.
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Just like Tech said...if your nail doesn't catch onto the scratches then you can buff it out. Give it a good wetsand and buff and call it a day. Go pick up some 2000 grit sand paper, some water, compound, wax and take care of it yourself. Good luck!

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      12-29-2011, 01:21 PM   #11
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wont be perfect, but it will be much better

cost - it might be a quick 5 minute clean up, could take 30 minutes (probably not) BUT, if you correct just that spot, you will have a better looking bumper than the rest of the car, so you should at least give the whole car a quick polish round. correct the area, then lightly polish the whole car to make it all blend.
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I have two little scratches/dents on my back bumper (living in NYC means that valet garages and associated dings are unavoidable). Looks like the only real solution in the end is a new bumper cover
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