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    My defects....Comments please

    Well here goes, i have a mole on the top nearside of my leg, i hate my feet and I run like Forrest Gump.

    As promised, i have taken some pictures of my 'not so good' spots on the car.

    first of all these are the two scratches down the drivers side.... just need to get the car booked in to have this resprayed



    This is what happend last week when i curbed the flippin thing in a fit of rage..... will teach me, luckily it was on the 1 wheel that needed refurbing due to a previous refurb leaving it dull and flat

    Two spots of rust on the rear

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    the main parts that i am hoping will come out with a polisher





    Although i think this needs a respray too

    and after claying and xscratching my bumper. Due to a mobile guy rubbing compound on whilst the car was dirty, the finish was terrible..... luckily most has come out.... that wont be happening again!! pissed-off isnt the word!!
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    If you are buying a polishing machine, you might want to give it a go yourself, if it doesn't work out good, then you have the parts resprayed.

    I tried some stone chips filling/polishing on mine,...worked quite well actually.:

    removing some stone chips and UDM first use

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    yer u may find the polisher will get those scratches out. if not could always try wet-sanding but thats something i wouldnt do until i had perfected it on scrap panels!

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    Abdus, your post was one of the main reasons im considering it myself

    ooooh..... its a toughy
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    Have to say that most of those scratches look way too deep to be fully corrected by machine polishing alone; at the very least wetsanding will be needed, but perhaps also bodyshop attention in some cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WX51TXR View Post
    Have to say that most of those scratches look way too deep to be fully corrected by machine polishing alone; at the very least wetsanding will be needed, but perhaps also bodyshop attention in some cases.
    i think that was the answer i was assuming but hoping not to hear..... thanks for being brutally honest
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