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    Re: Dog Scratches on a new Sienna

    Hey there!

    That doggie might have to skip a treat or two... [emoji6]

    As for the scratches, I would try some 3000 grit sanding paper (usually comes in a sponge-like cloth) and some rubbing...
  2. Thread: Pads

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    Re: Pads

    Maybe a spongier (or slightly smaller) pad can get you into those harder to reach to areas - just be sure it fits well in your machine. Sometimes hand polishing is the best or last resort, depending...
  3. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    Honestly it looks exactly how a wet-sanded part normally looks like - nothing different. The problem is this kind of material or coating just doesn't level up like a traditional clear coat.
  4. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    Yeah, definitely, specially if I can't figure out what chemical or compound reacts favorably with that particular material/coating.

    I believe that if I had sanded away any particular layer, I...
  5. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    I understand, and that would be the easy way out for me - or even replacing the parts.

    But I got very interested in learning why I haven't been able to buff it out. I think it's a good learning...
  6. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    I did the exact same procedure on other people's cars with no issues. It's the material that's different.

    I tried contacting Tesla to find out what coating these parts have to no avail.

    Also,...
  7. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    Rotary, and by hand as well. The sanding marks acted as if I was didn't exist, pretty much. [emoji52]

    Sent from my SM-G988U1 using Tapatalk
  8. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    The scratches were deep-enough to need some sanding - that's why I did it, like I have before in Mercedes & BMWs, for example, with no problems like this.

    This is the first and only material that...
  9. Re: Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    Let me try
  10. Tesla Model 3 Center Console Scratch Removal

    Hey there, guys!

    I was hoping that someone here has been able to efficiently color sand & buff scratches off a Model 3 center console glossy parts.

    I was able to wet sand the scratches off, but...
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