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      11-04-2010, 09:01 PM   #1
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Scratched Shadowline Trim

So a buddy of mine runs into my office to let me know that some worker spilled a little paint on my car and wiped it off using his workman's glove. I rush out to find that the shadowline trim and a bit of the front passenger door is pretty scratched up.

I don't have any good pictures of it yet to upload, but I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the standard procedure is to repair the trim?

Did a quick search on the forum and didn't see anything about scratched trim.
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      11-05-2010, 07:53 AM   #2
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Clay off any paint left over and then polish the trim as if it was a painted surface. If you need to buy polish I would go with meguiars 105 and 205
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      11-06-2010, 05:41 AM   #3
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Interesting. My detailing supplies came in recently, including Megs 105/205.

Thanks. I'll still try to post pictures. I moved recently and canceled my appointment with my internet guy to go to the track. Gotta wait until Monday.
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      11-06-2010, 06:57 AM   #4
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Try the M205 first a 12/10 (M105) polish may be too abrasive
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Clay off any paint left over and then polish the trim as if it was a painted surface. If you need to buy polish I would go with meguiars 105 and 205
Just tried this product last month and it works great! Hopefully, it will fix your issue.
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      11-08-2010, 01:58 AM   #6
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Yep, I polish my door trim all the time. Apparently people can't close my doors without getting their grubby mitts all over it.
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Apologies for the poor quality iPhone pictures.





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      11-08-2010, 02:24 PM   #8
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That'll buff out.
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