Scratches to interior plastic trim/how to remove ?
I was taking some stuff down to the dump the other day and ended up scratching several parts of the rear of the front seats and the trim near to the boot opening,anyone suggest anything to help disguise these ?
I was just about to post a very similar question. A friend's suitcase has scratched the rear of my driver's seat and left a sort of white mark which I can't rub off. There's also a scratch on the side panelling. Can anyone advise me if there's anything I can use to cover or remove it please. I'm so unhappy about it.
I had one scratch at the boot opening, just inside along the right curved black panel. Someone on the board suggested simply using a black grease pencil to cover, then rub it in by hand until you are satisfied with the match. While the sheen is not exactly the same, I'm happy with the result and it's invisible from any more than 12 inches away.
Good question...I will have to try the pencil idea...I had my cooper for 3 weeks
and picked up a little propane tank, which I put in the boot..When I drove home
it feel over and marred the walls of the boot, I was sick.
Thanks for the idea of the crayon,Id given up hope of anyone replying !.
I had thought about using some of the stuff you use for keeping the tyres shinny as it has a "darkening " effect ,ie get a really fine paint brush and paint in the scratches,Ill try both ideas over next weekend and see if I can disguise the scratches and let you know what works best
There are some interesting ideas cropping up here.Please keep us informed as to what actually works!! I carry a bike in the back of mine regularly and am so carefull when putting it in my MINI, I even fold the front seats forward when putting it in because the backs scratch so easily, and I try to cover up everywhere, I put an old sleeping bag spread out accross the back to try and stop the bike scratching the plastic in the first place, but I am sure to get a scratch sometime!
We really do need to stop worrying...........
Unfortunately it didn't. Didn't want to rub too hard though in case I caused more damage. Thing it'll have to be a cover up job if I can - maybe with some kind of grey pen. My car was so perfect before....was only doing people a favour by picking them up from the airport. These things happen I suppose. Any other suggestions would be very welcome before I embark on the big cover up... Many thanks for all ideas.
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