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Hi,

Well i finally got around to cleaning and polishing my car, its not show and shine but its better than it was. Problem is that i live up a dusty dirt road so my car gets filthy really quickly. Any one know any tricks for stopping dust sticking to ya car.. Anyway enjoy the photos, of another standard IS200 T reg

Arty Front View

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Arty Rear View

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Slanty Side View

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Now the problems

Slight scape on the passanger side

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any ideas on repairing?

Im guessing this can be reapired with those pen thingys

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Comments welcome.

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Nice looking car there - I especially like the side profile of the IS it looks great (third picture).

I'd have thought for the worst of the bumper scuffs you might get a bodyshop to have a look. Trouble with things like that is if you just paint over them you can still see the shape of the scrape, it could do with a bit of filler and sanding to make it go away completely.

For the other scuff you could try that t-cut for metallic paints, I was dubious but a mate had some really good results on his SLK.

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bodyshop. sounds expenisve.... oh well needs muxt. anyone know where i can get hold of the corner spats.. If i have the part number can lexus get them?

thanks for the comments

bodyshop. sounds expenisve.... oh well needs muxt. anyone know where i can get hold of the corner spats.. If i have the part number can lexus get them?

thanks for the comments

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Nice looking car there - I especially like the side profile of the IS it looks great (third picture).

I'd have thought for the worst of the bumper scuffs you might get a bodyshop to have a look. Trouble with things like that is if you just paint over them you can still see the shape of the scrape, it could do with a bit of filler and sanding to make it go away completely.

For the other scuff you could try that t-cut for metallic paints, I was dubious but a mate had some really good results on his SLK.

If its on the surface (someone else's paint on your car, and no physical indentation/scratch to your bumbper), then t-cut seriously works wonders!

Tried it and test myself on my own car - and it wasn't even the t-cut for metallic paints. Just bog standard t-cut.

D.

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Nice looking car there - I especially like the side profile of the IS it looks great (third picture).

I'd have thought for the worst of the bumper scuffs you might get a bodyshop to have a look. Trouble with things like that is if you just paint over them you can still see the shape of the scrape, it could do with a bit of filler and sanding to make it go away completely.

For the other scuff you could try that t-cut for metallic paints, I was dubious but a mate had some really good results on his SLK.

If its on the surface (someone else's paint on your car, and no physical indentation/scratch to your bumbper), then t-cut seriously works wonders!

Tried it and test myself on my own car - and it wasn't even the t-cut for metallic paints. Just bog standard t-cut.

D.

Unforutnaly i thin kthe scrapes are acutlly indented...

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