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my first scratch!

how can i remove it??????? its on the left side back wheel fender but the gas tank i think it got scartch when i got it that damn dealer was filling me up for free and i guess when he took the nozzle out he nicked my back fender that mother ------ well how could i fix it? my trucks black!
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can u post a pic of the scratch? Cant just get some wax and buff it out?
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If it was the dealer's fault, make them fix it.
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scratch paint...be glad you have black, trying to find amazon green in stores or in bigger quantities is like trying to find a needle in 50000 haystacks...
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I would first suggest trying to wax it out, but if that won't work you can try taking it back to the dealer. Good luck on trying to get them to accept resopnsibility for it though. It sounds lik you didn't notice it until after you left, in that case you can't prove that it was thier fault.
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i guess i'll just try to wax it out or use some compound damn man iit also has water spots too and i washed my truck today and from a distance u cant see them but when up close u can how can i get rid of those too? thanks guys
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you dry the truck after you wash it....
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jeez im not retarded here of i dryed it but they're still there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Get one of those paint pens. I've beaten the hell out of my truck so down the road if I really get that nutty about the paint I'll have it professionally overhauled and repainted. I just use a paint pen, mask the area and just dab away. You'll learn that EVERYTHING shows up on black paint.
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nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooooooo
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yeah.. never wash the truck in direct sun.. water marks show up like instantly, regardless of how fast or how well you think you've dryed it. i'd do a light coat of wax over the entire thing, including the scratch
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dont wash your truck after its been running or after its been sitting in the sun... it jsut heats it up and then the water spots appear before you get a chance to dry it well...
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Get one of those paint pens. I've beaten the hell out of my truck so down the road if I really get that nutty about the paint I'll have it professionally overhauled and repainted. I just use a paint pen, mask the area and just dab away. You'll learn that EVERYTHING shows up on black paint.
hell yeah it does. i got a nice gash under the FX4 sticker on the drivers side. used the touch up stuff and still no luck. ef it.
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yarrr I hate scartches...
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after you wash it dry it with a microfiber cloth in the shade
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Spend a extra buck at the car wash and use the spot free rinse...its amazing ..not a single spot.
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www.cardomain.com/ride/2329832 you can see the effin scartch on that page but the water spots when i was at the dealership it had some water spots on it and i thought u could just wash it and it'll come off but nope the effin spots just stay wtf is going on tomarrow im going to get a professional carwash and hopefully they get them off but damn man those things make my truck look ugly u know i got to stay fly and my ride
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I've heard that vinegar works if you have bad water spots. Just put some on a cotton ball and rub the water spot out. This does strip the wax you have on it, so you will need to put another coat on the truck.
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