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Need help! I backed up to my truck

So I was being careless and I backed up right into my truck at about a walking speed. Luckly there are no dent/chips/dings/ AND paint damage on both cars. However,

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Old 11-23-2010, 12:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I was being careless and I backed up right into my truck at about a walking speed. Luckly there are no dent/chips/dings/ AND paint damage on both cars. However, I can see the little scrape marks on the bumper of my Z (not a scratch, no paint came off). The damage looks sort of like unfinished wax job. Any suggestions? How would I "buff" this out? I never came across situatuons like this. My Z is magnetic black and my truck is also black. Thanks for the help!
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It should be an easy buffout if its really light.
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whats the most effective way of buffing something out?
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use a little smidge of 3m rubbing compound...dont rub too hard nor too long. you can completely screw up your paint.
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use a little smidge of 3m rubbing compound...dont rub too hard nor too long. you can completely screw up your paint.
Its a sensitive buffer; but very effective if you're careful.
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without photos, its hard to say what you should do. you say its not severe, but everyone judges scratches/scuffs differently. it may just need something as a simple clay/polish, or you may need something a little more like a rubbing compound. obviously you'd want to do the least invasive treatment, so being able to see the scuff would help us determine what needs to be done.
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use a little smidge of 3m rubbing compound...dont rub too hard nor too long. you can completely screw up your paint.
I use the 3m rubbing compound on my car when I get small scratches. It works great! Just don't forget to wax the area after!
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Before you use the 3M product, make sure you clean the spot firmly with an SOS pad.
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