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Grr. I looked at my car today. The hood has a dent near the front, and a pretty bad scratch/paint chip. It looks like a rock hit it. Hard. There's 2 grooved scratches in the 1 big paint chip area.

Any ideas how to remove the dent and cover the paint area again? I have the NB colored touch up paint from the dealer. Should I just dab that over it?

Here's pics of the damage:

 

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Nope... it's still there... I just have it covered with clear silicone right now.
 

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alright since no one has responded to you ill let you know how to get rid of them scratches...


ok, so first off, they are pretty big dents and scratches. so applying that paint over stuff you got from the dealer is good to do, cuz if you try and take it out using 3m rubbing compound, your going to notice it.

if you think the scratches are SMALL and not noticable from a distance of 3 feet, then you might be able to use the 3M rubbing compound, which will remove the scratches REAL well. But BE CAREFUL if your going to use that stuff, make sure you follow the directions precisely and also use the corrent rubbing rags, like nothing that can scratch it.

If you think its too big, I reccomend NOT poping out the dents yourself, problem with taking it to the dealer is, they will most times take out the dent pretty well, but if its big, itll also pop the paint, so they will sometimes take the entire peice (hood, sideskirt whatever) and then strip it, fix it and repaint it. which is alot of money. I had my bumper done for about 200 dollars. But I had multiple dents and scratches.

When you apply the paint over your NOT GOING TO WANT TO USE THE PAINT BRUSH THEY GAVE YOU. IT SUCKS AND IT WILL MAKE IT DRIP AND LOOK HORRIBLE.

INSTEAD, your going to use a simple tooth pick, but either dip the tip and take some time on it or use the side and roll it on. Either way your better off using the tooth pick. Once you have the first coat on the scratch, wait until it dries and reapply the paint over until it matches the height of the original paint.. thats APPROXIMATLY 3 coats.

Make sure the surface is clean. If you have any questions or can give me more info on the size and area of the dents/scratches then let me know.

Again, get the dent fixed professionally. It sucks to get dents and im sorry that it happend. But for the time being, I think the statement above will help you with the scratch.
 
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