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Hi All:

I just discovered that one of the wheels on my new C-300 has some (minor) scratches. I think the scratches came from the backside of a carpet that was rolled in one corner of the garrage and was waiting to be installed. The passenger side wheel grazed the side of the back of that carpet, leaving some sratch marks.

Can someone offer some advise as to what I can do to remove these scratch marks?

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RC
 

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That some pretty soft metal if that's what caused it. It depends on what your wheel is made of. If not clearcoated or painted, I would try the best metal polish you can find and work very slowly (not much pressure) at first. It can be hard to find, but I think I'd try Simichrome Polish from Happich. Made in Germany and imported by: Competition Chemicals, Inc.,Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126, Phone (641)-648-5121. The tube I have I found at a lamp store near here.
 

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Thanks!

Do the Auto-body repair shops work on things like this and do a good job? I contacted a couple of them. I am not sure if I should try it or give it to them!

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RC
 

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Most cities have specialist wheel repair places that literally do invisible repairs to damage that is much worse than that. Look up the yellow pages in your area.
 

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If you are not comfortable doing it yourself, I would ask some of these places for their evaluation and/or estimate. I think you'll find at least one honest enough to tell you if it is an easy do it yourself job and provide instructions as to how.
 

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Please post a pic of the damaged wheel and we'll possibly see if the clear is scratched or if it's deeper and needs more extensive repairs.
 

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Can't see what city you are in. We have a wheel repair specialists here in the city of Campbell.
 
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