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Farecla G3 Professional scratch remover.

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by AMGeed, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. AMGeed

    AMGeed Senior Member

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    I bought this product last year but have just got around to needing it. Brushing off the frozen snow on Sunday I managed to put a small scratch in the clearcoat just above the door handle.

    I washed the car today to remove the road salt and filth and decided to use this scratch remover to see if its as good as it claims.
    I wish I'd taken before and after photos because a couple of minutes rubbing this compoubd across the scratch has completely removed it. Nothing, not a sign. I'm well impressed although realise other products can do the job, but if you are wondering, yes it will remove slight scratches. 20180321_164130.jpg
     
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    daveenty Senior Member

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    Did you apply it by hand Roger? I've tried a few cutting compounds, currently using a new Sonax one with a green hex pad but never found a decent one for hand application.

    I have a good few fine scratches on the roof and boot lid on the 190 where it seems that the previous owner was using the car as a shelf system for stacking stuff on. Coupled with an earlier pretty poor respray it's in a bit of a state. I'm going to have a go with it this week using a machine polisher, even though I know I won't get it perfect without paint. I'll be happy if I can get it something like respectable, possibly for Horndean in May. :)
     
  3. LostKiwi

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    Used it in the past and yes it does well on small scratches. I've used it mainly by hand as I didn't want it to take too much.
     
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    Westheath Senior Member

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    G10 should now be used to finish the job :)
     
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    AMGeed Senior Member

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    Applied by hand Dave. I wasn't expecting a result but the stuff surprised me.
     
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    I have used the Chemical guys range by hand, its quite aggressive though, and had a use a DA and Hex pads to remove the haze I had left after wards. Did work to remove the scratch though.
     
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    been using G3 for years now , it used to come in yellow tubs and I think was trade only back then , good stuff
     
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    Is this the stuff Halfords sell?
     
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    Amongst others yes.
     
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    Used this in the past as well Roger, really good stuff as you say,
     
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    Another +1 for hand application.

    (Hands are now very smooth and scratch-free!) :)
     
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    Always kept in the bathroom for my wife's hands.
     
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    Doh! Should have known the answer since I found a bottle in the garage I’d forgotten I had for when I removed some scratches on the top of the bumper on the A6 Avant before I said goodbye...:confused:
     

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