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scratch marks from dirty towel!!! fix?

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Old 05-24-2016, 05:58 PM
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so I had my car washed by this charity car wash. i know i know, never go to those. my friend was a part of it so i told him i would come. you know the people that stand on the corner for some charity there raising money for. well i got back to the house and found small swirl marks from a dirty rag all over the car....... there not deep and you cant feel them but you can see them if your looking for them. anyone know of any way to get rid of them? i wash and wax and clay bar it mutiple times a year but they still show up.
 

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Old 05-24-2016, 06:54 PM
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Well that is a real shame. A lot of folks don't have a clue on car care.
I have many stories of helping people out and then you also have the out of pocket for your trouble.

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Old 05-25-2016, 06:07 AM
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Mequires ultimate compound and a DA polisher
 
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Old 05-25-2016, 08:17 AM
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For light swirls, he might not need to go straight to a compound.

Just a light polish can probably remove 90% of those swirls from improper washing.

Clay and wax don't remove swirls, just contaminants. It's a great start to wash then clay, but then you need to polish, seal, and wax. Compound if the polish doesn't work.

You want to try to least aggressive first, then move down to more aggressive abrasives if it doesn't work.
 
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Old 05-28-2016, 07:12 AM
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3m swirl remover always worked well for me.

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Yeah try polish first, I've honestly polished a hood with a drill and buffing attachment. If that doesn't work, then go to rubbing compound. Besides, a nice polish is gorgeous.
 

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