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scratches on my ranger

i took my ranger off roading yesterday and ran into some branches and mesquites now my truck is all scratched on the sides thier not deep scratches at all do you guys think i can buff them out my self or im guna have to take it to a detail shop what are some solutions?
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Rubbing compound should take them out if they're not too deep. Don't ever take it to a shop for some minimal scratches, they'll rape you for the cost.
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Rubbing compound should work. I highly doubt a mosquito did anything to the truck.
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thanks for the info and no its not a mosquito its a mesquite its a type of shrub or bush found in the dessert
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Oh haha gotcha.
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lol Adam.
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i used a basic random direction buffer and mothers scratch out. i had the same drag marks from the trails we go to, so give that a try. worked very well for me.
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i used a basic random direction buffer and mothers scratch out. i had the same drag marks from the trails we go to, so give that a try. worked very well for me.
Ditto, just be careful and step back and take a few looks frequently. As always, take your time and check your progress.

Good luck!
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I used Meguiars Scratch 2.0X and a buffer and it got all the fine scratches from tree branches off the side and top of my truck.
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I had good luck with Turtle Wax Polishing Compound, then Turtle Wax Ice, this is on scruffs minor scratches.

Check out how deep your scratches are then decide your course of action.
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Keep the scratches, maybe use a coloured wax instead.

If i knew what i know now, i wouldn't have had two compounds... stupid white clear on a black paint...
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Rubbing compound should work. I highly doubt a mosquito did anything to the truck.
hahah.... If they aren't too deep you can always take it to a auto body shop and they can buff the whole thing for around 100
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