Scratches on windows.

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  1. dreckly

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    I was shoved into a hedge by a loony on a narrow road, scratches on both windows on nearside :-( Does anyone know any magic?
     
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    The same process as polishing paintwork .
    Use a compound paste with a polishing machine, comes out perfect(y)
    Deeper scratches may need working through different paper grades ending up with a 1200grade .
    A local body shop can do it
     
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    Sometimes, it's 'marks' from the hedge wood/sap etc, rather than a deep scratch. Not sure how bad it is from your description.

    You could try a weak solution of toothpaste (wet rag plus toothpaste) or car polish (on a wet rag). Try a TINY area first and polish off to see how it goes. Work along the 'scratch' rather than making circular swirls.

    Really sorry to hear about it all though. Better that, than him smashing your mirror or the bodywork I guess? What a git eh?

    Hope that helps?
     
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  4. dreckly

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    Thank you, both of the above. Thanks button seams to have disappeared.
     
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    A light application of T Cut works for me!
     
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    Yes same here.
    I had a similar experience and most scratches have come out (y)(y)
     
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    White River supplies at London Apprentice on the Meva road sells a scratch remover, got some from there last year, It works!
     
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    Brillo pads.
     
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    Did you get his number? I know you were too busy taking avoiding action but maybe the dash cam?
     
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    Rubbing compound worked for me today when I removed some scratches on our windows - they were not very deep but they were noticeable - they are much less noticeable now.

    Edited: Rubbing compound, not cutting compound
     
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    Ive got my eye on this stuff its basically a polish designed for acrylic windows as ive got scratches aswell problem is i dont like using any king=d of cutting compound, only a few weeks ago I took some paint off the wing attempting to cut n polish the wagon having seen & spoke to the guys that done chris's motor @ Newbury.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/111227110422?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 cheapest uk price





    If you give it a try then do please report back
     
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  12. dreckly

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    Thanks everyone for the helpful advice. Still can't find a 'thanks' button.
     
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