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Old 02-01-2013, 05:23 PM   #1
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Default recommend a pad/product combo for deep scratch removal.

I have a few deep scratched from the neighborhood cats using my car as a perch. I have tried a lake county orange pad and megs 105 on it but that hasn't helped much. I'm looking for an aggressive pad/ product recommendation. I'd prefer to go this route instead of wet sanding if at all possible. Thx.
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:11 PM   #2
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I would try menzerna fg400 with a microfiber pad.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:19 PM   #3
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I have a few deep scratched from the neighborhood cats using my car as a perch. I have tried a lake county orange pad and megs 105 on it but that hasn't helped much. I'm looking for an aggressive pad/ product recommendation. I'd prefer to go this route instead of wet sanding if at all possible. Thx.
Can you feel the scratches with your fingernail? Could you post some pictures of the area?

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Old 02-01-2013, 09:29 PM   #4
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I'll try to get some in the morning when the sun is out.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:50 PM   #5
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Sounds good, or you can use a flashlight in the garage.
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Old 02-01-2013, 10:27 PM   #6
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Try using Menzerna PG1000 on a microfiber pad, or a wool/microfiber combo pad. Also, I believe Meguiar's now sells M101 and M100 which I think are more aggressive.
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:24 AM   #7
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a pic of the scratch would help a lot since most of us dont know how bad the scratch really is.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:22 PM   #8
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ok, I tried to get a good photo of the scratches, however it is not showing up on my camera, (8mp). I am going to try again tonight with a light and see if it will capture the scratches better.
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:57 PM   #9
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i had some pretty deep scratchs i took mine out with 3m compound, with a white pad ( foam ) then used step 2, 3m with a black pad.. they came right out ... if you can feel them with your finger nail... you wont get them out, you'll have to sand them out... and if there down to the primer or metal you can never get them out unless you repaint that fender, or q panel..
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:44 PM   #10
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:02 PM   #11
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Like tdekany said, can you feel it with your nail? If so chances are you won't be able to remove it without sanding, and even then it's questionable.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:09 PM   #12
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Try either with an MF pad. i've had great luck with heavy swirls and light scratches with FG400 since the work time is longer than M105
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