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Can any of you fellow Cube owners offer me any advice on getting a scratch out? I discoverd this today wile I was drying off my cube. I have some touch up paint that the dealer gave me but I thought I better ask for some advice before I go and do something that will make it worse. I have not tried to buff it out yet? What would you do if this was yours?
 

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I would first try Scratch X. It looks like the primer is showing but I cannot tell from the pictures. If it is down to the primer then it will need to be painted and with something that long I would have it painted. It will bad if you use the touch up paint. If you want to try touch up use the pen portion not the brush. Let dry and then use polish finisher on it not rubbing compound. The wet sanding is ok but you have to be really careful not to take off the surrounding clearcoat or it will look dull.
 

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Here is another option.

I have used this on a car I was trading in. I would say it is better as a temporary fix.



You fill the scratch with the lipstick looking thing and then wax.

It does work. I also got 2 different colors and mixed them to match my paint more closely. That made a huge difference :yes:
 

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This afternoon I did a real quick wax job on my scratch using a wax called Carnu B that I bought a few months ago. As you can see from the pic it did make an improvement, and I only used a polishing cloth. I plan to use a buffer later on. Anyway... not looking to be as bad as I thought. Thanks to everybody that offerd advice. the first blemish on a new car always hurts!
 

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So it is just in the clear coat, that is awesome! If you get polishing compound, not rubbing compound and do this by hand. DO NOT USE A POWER ANYTHING, you will burn threw the paint so fast. So polishing compound and a little water and soft cloth. Rub in small circular motions and until the scratch is completely gone. Wax er up and all done.
 
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