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  1. Paint and Bodywork (minor dents, scuffs) on 2017 Mazda 3 Hatchback GS

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone! First post here so I'm hoping I'm posting this in the correct subforum. About half a year ago I purchased my first car a 2017 Mazda 3 GS Hatchback for a pretty good deal in my area. I'm the second owner but the first owner didn't take the best care of the exterior of the car...
  2. Deep scratch repair and general cleaning

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey all looking for some detailing advice. I just bought a new to me ’17 Mazda 3 Touring for 12k OTD. It, unfortunately, has got some blemishes in the paint. Some worse than others. I’ve got a Dr. Colorchip set on its way to help me fix at the very least some of the imperfections. So it looks...
  3. scratch remover

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    hi, can someone please let me know about any good scratch remover that will surely work without affecting the paint and clear coat? note that a I have a mazda 3 2015 pearl white and got some light scratches. any brand or type of scratch remover? also will wax do the job?
  4. shift knob base scratch removing

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    is there a way to remove the light scratches on the black gloss plastic which is found around the shift knob? see picture below
  5. Multiple Scratch Fix?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I'm new here, excited to get started! So I just got my 2010 Mazda 3 last year, making payments on it. Love it, but it has a ton of scratches all over the body. Wondering if you guys have found any solutions to take care of scratches. It's black, so the scratches stick out like a sore...
  6. Auto detailing shop for scratch removal?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Found a thin scratch on the body, its about 1.5 inch long. I know the the rule of thumb is that if the nail canget 'caught' it's deep scratch into the paint, it seems like mine is is still within the clearcoat. I've done some research and read that Meriguie ultimate compound and some buffing...
  7. Long scratch... can it be fixed?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all, I've attached a picture of this scratch I just noticed on my car. Not exactly sure where it's from. i just hate it now that I know that it's there. Before taking it in somewhere, is there anything/any products I can use on my own to fix it? Is it fixable? It's brand new (since April)...
  8. How to remove scratch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi! I have a 2015 Mazda 3 Skyactiv. I bought in last October. Last night my car hit the garage door while parking. There a are few scratches on my car. I read about using nail polish here 4 Tricks Every Driver Should Know | Service Plus 416 : Toronto Automotive Garage. Does it help? Is there...
  9. Scratch - touch up or repaint?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I think it's down to primer.. no body damage, just the two scratches.. anyone have any ideas on options/possible outcomes... touch up? repaint? Never owned a car that I cared enough to have body work done to so I'm not sure what I'm up against as far as potential cost.
  10. My first scratch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Got my first scratch on my 2016 sGT Mazda3 HB white. My dad noticed it tonight when I stopped by his place. It seems like a small scratch to my friends, but it's a huge scratch to me and my heart :(.
  11. Scratch and Dent Blow Out!!!!

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    Hey All, It’s that time of year were we need to clear out some inventory that we cannot sell at retail due to cosmetic defects. I have a list here of some of the stuff we have available. All of the product are 100% functional and the same warranty as regular items. Prices are listed on the far...
  12. Paint Scratch Removal

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I just made my dumb action of the day and tried wiping out some spot that was not coming out with this: Yes, I know. I'm dumb. Now the question is, will this come out with a polish?
  13. Have you ever seen a rock cause a scratch rather than a chip?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm still not happy with the paint quality with Jet Black thus far.. It really seems to eat it from everyday debris and random objects.. I keep seeing fine scratches showing up on a weekly basis on areas like the rear fenders, door trims and obviously the hood, but they are always several inches...
  14. Will Scratch X 2.0 remove my swirl marks?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    My luck has taken a dip since I got this car.. I haven't washed it myself yet- only the dealer has. It looks like they used either the wrong material cloth (doubt it) or a dirty one when they dried an area of my rear quarter panel leaving some nasty lines in my black finish. Rather than taking...
  15. Recommendation for a scratch on Mazda 3 paint

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Yesterday, I had the unpleasant experience of finding a nice long scratch on the paint. Any recommendations on something safe to use to either hide it or remove it? I quickly put some wax on it to protect it. Thanks guys.
  16. Scratch help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So... my car had a nice scratch in it so I took it to the body shop and they fixed it. Yay! So a week later, Im wiping bird crap off where it was recently painted and the paint hadn't cured all the way. Turns out, I scratched it wiping off the bird crap. They aren't deep scratches, defiantly...
  17. How Can I fix this Scratch (Plastic Interior)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi Guys, I want to ask you something. I got a 2011 Mazda Mazda3 S, and my brother made a scratch in the plastic inside of the door with his shoes. could you tell me how to get it fixed please?. I got some pictures: Thank you very much
  18. Ah scratch!!!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So..today before I left for work, I found a fairly big scratch on my rear bumper.. looks like I missed it at the dealership:crybaby 1: Heres the pic of the scratch. Any suggestions?One thing would be to plasti-dip the valance black haha but i'm pretty angry at myself for missing it during...
  19. Interior Scratch - Help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So... things were going down in my car and the chick I was with decided to put her heals on the front part of my car (you know the leather texture that starts from the glove box and goes all the way back into the windshield.) Today I notice and there was a few scratches. I tried cleaning them...
  20. Keyed..ugh

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So I walk out to my car today and see an 18" key mark. Great. Anyone else have woes like this yet?
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