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  1. Wax On, Wax Off
    Remember the colored wax that used to be available? Many included what was called a "Chip-stick." I once had a Catalina Blue MK III Golf and the blue version of that stuff worked great. Well, at least until I washed the car, but you can't get chip-sticks anymore. Fast-forward 2 decades later...
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  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My Passat is 11 years old, so one would expect some wear, but I have a question: The top part of the driver's window controls as well as the right interior door handle appears to be coated with that same gooey, "soft-touch" coating of other VWs of this era. New Beetle dashboard parts as an...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I just recently changed my window motor as it faulty and now noticed that my tint has vertical scratches along the front and back part of the window :( what is causing this , is something else broken ? Just wanted to fix before I changed tint Thanks
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Been looking to fix these for a long time. What is the best way? Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, is there any way to remove / polish wiper blade scratches from windshield? During winter the rubber from one of my wipers partially came off and scratched my windshield. I was wondering if it could be removed. Any input would be much appreciated.
  7. Wax On, Wax Off
    Hi all, today I was stupid enough to scratch rear bumper in my 07 B6... Enough said, I was backing up and talking to my wife when I realized I'm touching the car parked behind me... and I knew I did first couple of scratches on my bumper. 1 year since I own that car and not a single scratch, 1...
  8. B5 Garage
    So some tow company put my car on a bed last night, thankfully I came out in time to get it off the bed. My car is really low in the front, so i scraped soooo much coming off the bed. Bastards :mad:. The lower part of my front bumper is scratched to shit, even blew a bolt out of my metal skid...
  9. Wax On, Wax Off
    one of my buddies had big metal buttons on his back pockets of his jeans and they scraped the crap out of my leather seats. its not ripped all the way through but theres visible surface scratches everywhere. i need to know from a leather pro if theres any products i can use to repair this?
  10. Wax On, Wax Off
    i was just wondering if theres any way to repair light window scratches or am i goign to have to repair a window?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm finally getting tint on my 2001.5 Passat Sedan and was wondering if I needed to install a moleskin felt window tint protector for my seals. I heard that some cars don't have a felt surface on the interior window seal and that ends up trapping dirt and other contaminants which end up...
  12. Wax On, Wax Off
    When I bought my car it was literally covered in scratches, the seller told me it was from his young child that decided to decorate his dad's car with sidewalk chalk. Now I get to clean up the mess. I have a 3m rubbing compound that has worked pretty well, but there are still quite a few...
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  14. Wax On, Wax Off
    Well I finally got my car running back to normal and so I thought I should start tackling the paint and restoring that back to normal. There a bunch of fine scratches all over the car and swirl marks. What happen was about 5 or 7 years my dad took the car through an automatic car wash, the...
  15. Wax On, Wax Off
    I want to fix a few scratches and dings in the paint (made by rocks from the highway). What is the most cost effective way to do this that will give me a good result (I'm a little bit of a perfectionist)? Should I buy some spare paint from the dealer and try it myself? Is there anywere that...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I bought my Passat there were a few scratches on the front right bumper. They are not very deep, my fingernail barely catches. Does anyone know any way to remove/hide these scratches.
  17. B5 Garage
    More of a general car question, rather than passat-specific. Went to the beach few weeks back and got sand on my windshield which was then wiped by paper. Suffice to say, I have lots of hairline scratches on my windshield. Anyone know if there is a way to get these out?
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Passat Indigo Blue Exterior paint has become finely scratched over the years. In the sunshine I can see "spider webs" all over. I tried using Meguair's ScratchX but did not see any visible difference. Anyone have any suggestions?
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got my car a year ago w/ a couple of dings and scratches that I never got around to fixing. I checked a local body shop the other day and they quoted me $2300 to fix everything. I'm going to stop at Dent Doctor tomorrow to see what they can do in terms of removing some of the smaller dents...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This winter I had a few inches of snow on my hood, windshield, and the roof of my car. When I tried to get it all off my car it was frozen and it all slide down in one peice and scratched the hood. They are fine scratches that you notice from a couple of feet away. The car is black and I am...
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