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Paint & Body Repair

Removing Scuff Marks

Learn how to quickly & easily remove scuff marks from your car.


There is nothing more annoying scuff marks on the surface of your vehicle. Find out how to quickly & easily remove scuff marks from your car below just using some elbow grease and cutting compound.

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Step 1 - Apply Wax & Grease Remover

Step 1

Apply Septone Wax & Grease Remover to a lint free cloth & clean the area thoroughly.

Step 2 - Daily Apply Mr Buff Cutting Compound

Step 2

Once dry, apply a small amount of Mr Buff Cutting compound to the soft cloth provided inside the lid. Using firm pressure, rub the surface using a circular motion until the scuff marks are removed & the gloss develops.

Mr Buff is a cutting compound which consists of a naturally occurring silica abrasive suspended in a paste. The grains cut & shatter as you polish to give you a progressive finer finish.

Step 3 - For Stubborn Marks, Sand Area

Step 3

If the scuff marks are still visible, sand area with a fine wet & dry 2000 grit sandpaper.

Soak sandpaper in cold water for about 10 minutes. Carefully sand down the scuff mark without sanding through the clear coat.

After sanding, apply Mr. Buff cutting compound to remove any sanding marks.

Step 4 - After Marks Are Removed Wash Area

Step 4

Once all scuff marks have been removed, wash down surface & if required polish area with a car polish.