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Default Can This Be Fixed. Denim Black Gloss Spots.

Is there any way to make this less prominent? I'm more of a grease monkey than a pait guy, so I am very open to suggestions. My first inclination was to carefully scuff the polished spots with some red scotchbrite in order to make it less prominent. Thanks in advance for any ideas.

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Is there any way to make this less prominent? I'm more of a grease monkey than a pait guy, so I am very open to suggestions. My first inclination was to carefully scuff the polished spots with some red scotchbrite in order to make it less prominent. Thanks in advance for any ideas.
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But it seems you´ve got the tank already off the bike, why don´t you have it repainted??
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Is there any way to make this less prominent? I'm more of a grease monkey than a pait guy, so I am very open to suggestions. My first inclination was to carefully scuff the polished spots with some red scotchbrite in order to make it less prominent. Thanks in advance for any ideas.



That’s the problem with matte paint, can’t correct any damage. Repaint or polish it all to match, but it won’t be that level of gloss again. Just FYI, red scotchbrite has a grit level similar to 320, so way too course.

Is it a urethane product or spray bomb?


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What is the cause of the spots? I can't tell if it's something that is scuffed on top off the finish or if it's removed finish.
If it's something scuffed on the finish I would use rubbing compound to remove it. Never Scothbrite or sandpaper. If it's caused from removed finish than it would require touch up/repaint.
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It's a brand new tank, it slipped around in the shipping box and got polished against styrofoam apparently.
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It's a brand new tank, it slipped around in the shipping box and got polished against styrofoam apparently.
Contact the seller, they should have packaged it better.

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You should have said for start!!! lol

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Contact the seller, they should have packaged it better.

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Yea, I have already done that and we are square.
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