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Less Than 2wks Old And Scratched. What can I do?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Airhawker, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. Airhawker

    Airhawker Member

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    Received my car a few weeks back and a buddy of mine dropped his baseball bag while removing it from my trunk. I originally thought it was just some dirt, but after cleaning it is a much more noticeable scratch. Is there something I can do that would make it dissappear? Or do I need to repaint the entire bumper?

    Thanks for any insight!
     

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  2. gekkota

    gekkota Member

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    If you have a drill and want to try to fix yourself, this has worked for me:

    3M 39071 Scratch Removal System

    I would only use the "fine" polishing pad and see how much it corrects.
     
  3. SarasotaModelS

    SarasotaModelS 2016 85D Midnight Silver/black pano, 21s, Next Gen

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    Get a new bumper and make your buddy pay for it!
     
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  4. Dborn

    Dborn Confirmed

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    Easily fixed by those mobile guys who do paint touch ups. If you were in Sydney Australia, I could give you a good one!
     
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  5. tomas

    tomas Traded in 9 rep bars for M3, used to be somebody!

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    There are many light abrasive scratch removers at any auto store. Looks kind of severe, but try that first. Then have a pro touch up if that doesn't work.
     
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