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Swirl Marks and Scratches

Discussion in 'Autocare, Detailing, Valet, Product reviews' started by Ali Ayman, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Ali Ayman

    Ali Ayman Member

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    Hey guys,

    I hope you're all well. I own a white 68 reg c200 coupe. After taking it to the local car wash yesterday, I have noticed deep swirl marks on both the right and left windows and I am extremely gutted. Also, I've just noticed a little scratch on the wood in the passenger seat next to the inside door handle.

    I was wondering what would be the best solution to both of them, would polishing work? Can you recommend any places or products? And how long/costly can it be?

    Thank you very much in advance, this means a lot to me you have no idea how it feels. I can post pictures tomorrow.

    Ali
     
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    Morethanpolish Senior Member Authorised Forum Supporter

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    On the actual glass ?

    The problem may be in this....'after taking it to the local car wash'
     
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    DREAMER NO2 Senior Member

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    No way will a car wash damage windows . Got an old bone shaker of a ford out side i use for dirty work on my shoot it gets washed down 2 x a week no marks from the car wash on body or windows.
     
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    I think he means hand car wash with grit filled sponge has been the cause ? :D (No extra charge for the grit either :rolleyes:)
     
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    Fine wire wool in the hands of an expert should fix it.
    I’d take it to your local detailer and look to have a polish, likelihood the bodywork will be swirled too.
    And as above- don’t use your local car wash if you want your paintwork, windows etc to stay in good condition.
     
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    Ali Ayman

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    Cheers mate
     
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    Ali Ayman

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    How else will it get swirl marks? They werent there before it was washed
     
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    That what I mean , dirty sponges caused it at the hand car wash
     
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    Who said it wasn't?
     
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    Cheers mate
     
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    Try Jewellers Rouge, may take some time but it will work :) Depends how deep the scratches are of course :rolleyes:
     
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    Thank you mate
     
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    Ali Ayman

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    This is the interior scratch (gotta blame the wife lol), can't get any of the swirl marks cause they're that fine
     

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