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    Polishing under door handles

    Ok, so from the day I bought my new car, it's had a few scratches right under the door handle. Argh! I had that!
    If I could get in there with a machine I'd be set! But alas, I can't.
    Does anyone have a tip or trick to getting in there to remove them?
    I'd greatly appreciate it
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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    I just used a foam applicator, and rubbed like hell. I found those scratches came off very easily, presumably they were very light from fingernails.

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    I will typically use a polishing finger pocket (the green one) with ScratchX 2.0. If there are really heavy fingernail scratches, this will usually get out maybe 85-90%. You could also use Ultimate Compound or M105.

    After sealant cures, you could then add some wax to help fill in anything that didn't polish out.
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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    Thx guys! I have all of the above suggested products.

    I'll give them a shot
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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    AIO's + a foam applicator are great for tight areas like under door handles.

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    Yes, a foam applicator and elbow grease. Wish AGO sold the latter!

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    I find also wrapping a microfiber towel (low lap - cheaper like the multipacks from Cotsco / Walmart etc.) around your fingers and put on your choice of compound i.e. M105 where your fingertips are .... Slide your fingers under the handle ... works quite well.

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    I recall someone posting up some sort of polishing cone that looked like a mothers power cone.

    But a foam applicator or microfiber towel with compound or polish is what I usually use.

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    I typically use a low lap MF towel as well. With something as aggressive as M105, it doesn't take long at all.

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    Re: Polishing under door handles

    Foam finger pocket for me as well. I have seen some people use magic erasers too.

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