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  1. Bumper scratch repair advice

    Car Detailing
    A wonderful neighbour has given my Brera a new scar on the rear wheelarch/bumper. It’s all I can see now! Whilst I’m reasonably handy at moderate DIY I’ve never done any paintwork on a car. Would like to have a go myself but want to make sure I take the correct approach so would welcome some...
  2. Deep scratch on rear brake disc?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello. Last night I noticed my brakes making a weird scratching sound when braking (mostly when braking hard) and when it was light outside today i checked them all and noticed a deep scratch on the left rear brake disc and when driving again it was clear to hear that the noise was coming from...
  3. Mobile Dent & Scratch Removal Specialist Recommendations

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello fellow Alfa Enthusiasts, My old man borrowed my Alfa 147 yesterday and decided to reverse it into a small tree resulting in a relatively small crease like dent and some paint removal to the rear quarter panel. :censored: I think that the dent can be removed & paint touched up by a mobile...
  4. £900 to fix a scratch and dent?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi there someone bumped into my car and drove off. I took it to the garage and I was quoted altogether £926. I'm going for a 2nd opinion but in the meanwhile I've attached the images of the damage and quotation. Will I be really looking at these amounts to get this fixed.
  5. Rear Boot badge - scratch to metal underneath

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Was changing the rear boot badge today. When I got it off and cleared away the glue I noticed that there are couple of spots where scratches are down to metal. Why are these jobs never 10 mins? Anyway. Advice on how to proceed? Thought I'd like to just pop the new badge over and be done...
  6. Matte paint scratch repair

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi All, Our Mito is >18 mths old now and has picked up some medium to large scratches, namely on the drivers door and rear bumper. The car is painted in the matte grey finish and after some online reading it appears that removing the scratches is not as simple as it is on 'normal shiny' cars...
  7. Scratch and scuff repair, idea of price

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, After a clutch and flywheel replacement, hours polishing the car (although not the doors, bumpers or rear 1/4's) to remove swirls, some f**ker has scratched my car. I already have some other damage, but the car is 11 years old. This new scratch and bumper rash marks made by the garage who...
  8. Small Scratch

    Car Detailing
    Hi all Hoping for some help, car has a small surface scratch (miss clip recycling box pulling off the drive) paint is metallic etna black on a Guilleta. Picture beloe Question is it possible to t cut or polish out or best for professional job? Any advice would be muchly appreciated?
  9. Scratch Repair Service

    South Central
    I have 2 minor scratches does anybody know of a good Scratch Repair service in Southampton. I have tried various places, arranged for a guy to give me a quote and did not even turn up, another guy cancelled. don't really want to use chip away or one of those places. Any recommendations.
  10. Wanted- all parts for track conversion from scratch

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Looking to convert my totally standard 145 QV into a track day car. So after all parts which I will need. Starting with suspension, bigger brakes, exhaust system, bucket seats..... Anything you may have. Ta
  11. Interior Scratch

    Alfa Giulietta
    Anybody have any suggestions on how to remove surface scratches from shiny surface trim near gear stick. Only had car 5 weeks bit annoyed got scratch already.
  12. Minor Scratch Removal on a Lamborghini Murcielago

    Car Detailing
    This is a somewhat quick video showing me removing some minor scratches from a Lamborghini Murcielago. The scratches were not deep and could have been removed with a rotary polisher alone, however, I didn't have a rotary polisher at my disposal. The only thing I had was the Flex 3401VRG...
  13. removal of fingernail scratches from vinyl window

    Introduce Yourself
    :confused: For my 2.0 litre Spider Twin-Spark with soft-top and an apparently vinyl rear window, I tried to remove bends in it when the roof was collapsed with my fingers. This has left scratches. I want to clear them away. I have used Novus scratch remover with no success. What other...
  14. 147 plastic scratch (detail)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello today I will hurry to park the car and scratches in car trim! I am all that careful and now this! my luck is that I have many products detail at home! but wanted to ask for help on what the best method! scratches are deep and I wonder if it good idea use sandpaper to repair? i have...
  15. Scratch on windscreen

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The offside wiper blade came off the other day and the hook of the arm inscribed a perfect arc shaped scratch on the screen. It's not that pronounced nor is it anything more than mildly annoying but I'd quite like to be rid of it. Can anyone recommend something with which to attempt to polish it...
  16. Recommended place for chip and scratch repair?

    South Scotland
    Hello all, Wondered if anyone has been anywhere in Ayrshire/central belt for scratch or chip touch up. I've a couple of stone chips on the bonnet and a couple of deep-ish scratches on the door and roof. I'm definitely not up for attempting it myself, anything beyond a bit of t-cut scares me...
  17. 147 Scratch!

    Car Detailing
    Afternoon gents, I have just brought an Alfa Romeo 147 Lusso 1.6 TS (Y Reg) and I got it knocked down in price due to there being a long scratch on the drivers door. The colour of the car is in blue, its absolutely gorgeous to drive and its great externally and internally. Apart from that...
  18. Glass polishing scratch repair 'How To'

    Car Detailing
    Greetings Alfisti’s. I have been reading so many useful threads to assist me with my gtv restoration project in all the areas, some quite daunting for me to tackle. I think the time has come for me to give back a little of my personal expertise. Firstly a bit of my credentials: My business of...
  19. Advice on touching up surface scratch.

    Car Detailing
    I would appreciate your advice on touching up a surface scratch which some kind person inflicted on my 166 2005 Black Lusso facelift a couple of days ago,:mad: the scratch is about two inches long and not very deep. I have the Alfa Touch-up Pencil colour code 632, black metallic, but...
  20. Scratch Removal - Recommendations

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, It seems my car is magnet for people with bags leaving scratches down the length off my GT so can anyone recommend any good polish or wax to help get rid of them? They aren't that deep and aren't visible from afar but from a foot or so away stick out like a sore thumb I've got a silver...