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Removing scratches on faceplate #384790 Jan 27, 12:47am Jan 27, 12:47am
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Removing scratches on faceplate
I got one of those detachable panasonic decks in my celica from the factory. But I noticed the other day that the face has scuff marks in it, like fine scratches (not deep ones that cut through, but kinda like fine lines everywhere). Do you guys know of a way I could remove these scratches?

Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: GTS_Rosh] #384791 Jan 27, 1:22am Jan 27, 1:22am
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yeah I would like to know as well.

Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: RookieGTS] #384792 Jan 27, 10:10am Jan 27, 10:10am
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Would automotive plastic polish do the trick or is that too harsh?

Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: GTS_Rosh] #384793 Jan 27, 6:24pm Jan 27, 6:24pm
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Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: racuda] #384794 Jan 27, 6:26pm Jan 27, 6:26pm
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same here, i would like to make it not look so "used"


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Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: VSGTS14] #384795 Jan 28, 11:30am Jan 28, 11:30am
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Thanks guys, I'm going to grab a bottle of that today and see how it works. I'll post my results afterwards.

Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: GTS_Rosh] #384796 Feb 12, 11:22pm Feb 12, 11:22pm
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Man oh man, I bought a bottle of Meguiar's Plastx today and went at it on my faceplate, and like WHOA! it got rid of all the scratches! It was unbelievable. I wish I had taken a before pic, sorry but my faceplate was pretty hazy/scratched up, now its like brand spanking new!

Here is the after shots:

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Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: GTS_Rosh] #384797 Feb 12, 11:22pm Feb 12, 11:22pm
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Re: Removing scratches on faceplate [Re: GTS_Rosh] #384798 Feb 13, 1:19am Feb 13, 1:19am
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we use polysand kits or micromesh kits to make aircraft instruments look new the kit comes with foam backed pads. if you do not fallow the instructions to a tee then you are screwed. it takes a microscopic layer of plexiglass or acrelic off and makes a factory finish without using wax. try it on a bad cd first. if you have a friend that works on airplanes than he can get you a kit for free.

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