Autoglym Scratch Removal Kit
Price: £16.99 www.halfords.com
Autoglym’s Scratch Removal Kit won’t magically make deep gouges disappear – although we did give it a try – but it works a treat on those annoying everyday scratches that most cars incur.
On one of our MX-5S a previous owner had obviously tried to clean off dried-on bird poo with a Brillo pad: the Scratch Remover camouflaged the worst of the lacerations, and after we’d then applied the Super Resin Polish over the affected area, it was hard to see where the damage had been.
The Scratch Remover paste is applied with the waffle-headed sponge that’s part of the kit – the advice is to use horizontal and vertical movements and try to avoid rubbing down nonscratched areas. And it’s quite addictive: we ended up on a hunt for scratches to attack…