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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-29-2011, 10:48 PM Thread Starter
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QUIXX Scratch Remover

I have seen a lot of complaints about how easy it is to scratch the paint on our TBirds. Up until recently it hadn't happened to me. Well when I was screwing in a plastic cap that I put in place of the bolt that goes on the rear fender when the full seat in on, I noticed that I must have been rubbing my finger nail on the paint. I scratched the paint pretty good and tried waxing it out but nothing worked. I went online and found a comparison test of scratch removers and the Quixx system won the comparison. So I went to Autozone and purchased the product.

I can say it works as advertised... no more scratches!! It comes with two tubes of liquid, one removes the scratch and the other is a polish. It also comes with a small piece of sandpaper and two clothes to apply the product. My scratch wasn't deep enough to require sanding. I'm now happy again as that scratch was making me nuts.


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-29-2011, 10:55 PM
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There are a number of products that will do the same. I have a few. Removing them has never been a problem....It's the fact they reappear the second you wipe the tank down again. Just wiping it down with a microfiber cloth re-applies them. polishing them out daily is the only solution, but if you did that you'd likely wear thru the clear coat within a year.

I find the best solution is to polish them out maybe once a month or so and in between use products that help cover them up rather then remove them. Mothers sealer/glaze rubbed into the paint (unlike the instructions which say wipe on, dry, wipe off) as you would with polish, then wiped off with some liquid performance spray cleaner/wax does a good job of hiding scratches till they get too much and time to polish again. really crappy paint. I wish they'd go back to REAL paint.

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