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Old 06-15-2008, 10:42 PM
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How can i remove scratches in clear plastic

I took off my gauge cluster to fix some thing and set it on my roof well it fell off and slide on some concreat and now look like someone took sand paper to it . I was thinking of getting some 400 800 and then 1000 grit sand paper wet sand with the 400>800>1000 and then get some of that scratch dr. stuff and then hit it with clear coat. How good would this do or it there a better way.
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Old 06-15-2008, 11:09 PM
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Old 06-15-2008, 11:39 PM
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try plastic X
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I think i will get the plastic X and use it after the 1000 grit or might go to 2000 idk yet. It has a few kinda deep one that i know i would have to sand out.

Also can some one put a H in the title so it wont was "ow can i remove scratches in clear plastic"
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i guy i work with used to be a plastic engineer... he always says toothpaste works great on acrylic to remove scratches. It did wonders on my ipod so I'd imagine it would work on a cluster as well
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Ya i do that to CDs . it kinda like a micro polish get some on ur fingers it feel kinda grity might try it to see what happens what i got to lose .
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Wet sand with 2000 grit sand paper, then polish with plastix.
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post some pics up so I can see how bad it is then I will tell you how to fix it!

Depending on how bad the scratches and gouges are you would be working on that for 3 weeks with 2000 honestly.

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post some pics up so I can see how bad it is then I will tell you how to fix it!

Depending on how bad the scratches and gouges are you would be working on that for 3 weeks with 2000 honestly.
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Well i did it to day went for 600 to 800 to 1500 then used some plastic scratch polish polish looks great im going to go back over it with 2000 i want to. But i will do the head lights maybe tonight or tomorrow the same way and post the pics from that If we need a how to for that.

don't got a pic of it b/c but this is after i did the work.


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