Body, Paint & Styling Up to scratch

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by LostBoke, Friday 16th Aug, 2019.

  1. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi, it's been a fair time since I've posted anything - mainly because the car is going so well.
    Because of that I've decided to 'touch up' the paintwork. The problem is that a previous owner must have wore some big rings and has scratched the paintwork around the door handle. So any advice on how to remove/fill these scratches would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

    LB
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  2. Duc de Pommfrit Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    You could try this stuff, try asking @Bones126 if it worked on his FR-V
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  3. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    O.k. Thanks for that. I was afraid that as the scratches are white a cutting cream might remove the black.
     
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  4. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    mate only way you'd remove the black is if you go though the clearcoat and was to work the black to hard, which is very doubtful by hand..
     
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  5. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Cheers for that, I've no experience of working on bodywork (as you can tell) so it's nice to know I'm not going to land myself with a respray bill :Smile:
     
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  6. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    can you feel the scratch's with a finger nail , also worth maybe a touch-up pen or trying more filler type polish, just don't go to heavy cutting polish...
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    watch this mate...
     
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  7. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks, a good video. I've ordered some 'T Cut Black', and I'll give it a go. No I cannot feel the scratches with a fingernail - even my own :Smile:
     
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  8. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    ok mate no probs there is other glazes/polish's out there that might do the job, if you want I can look up more info..
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  9. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Cheers for that, I'll see how I get on with the T Cut, I've bought it, so, sods law, it's now raining.
     
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  10. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    the weather can be a pain when it comes down to working on the car, also might be worth having some masking tap for around the door handle..
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  11. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hmm! never thought of that. Will do.
     
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  12. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    mate it was just a though to make the job a bit less harder also worth having a spray bottle to hand..
     
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  13. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I don't know.....more and more equipment, I hope i don't end up buying one of those temperature controlled spraying booths :Smile:
     
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  14. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    mate when I said bottle I ment with water in it :Smile:….
     
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  15. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Damn! I was hoping you meant whisky.
     
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  16. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Well, job done. I'm most impressed with the result, the only trouble now is the way I'm scrutinising every inch of the car to find more to rub.
     
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  17. andy83 Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    mate might be worth polishing and waxing paint work now or a paint sealant ...
     
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  18. LostBoke Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Good idea, I'll see when the wife's free.
     
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