Scratched LCI cluster

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Scratched LCI cluster

Post by DaleB90 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:49 pm

Unfortunately I’ve noticed some scratches on my instrument cluster in my LCI M2, there also looks to be some oxidisation too.

My question is can I use a plastic polish on this cluster? There looks to be an anti glare coating but it’s diffuclt to tell.

I can’t feel any of the scratches so they should shift easy enough assuming I can actually use a polish compound on them.

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Re: Scratched LCI cluster

Post by Octavius » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:06 pm

Brasso wadding is excellent on plastic.
Not sure if the plastic has a coating on it though or the plastic is manufactured with a tint.
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Re: Scratched LCI cluster

Post by JonD » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:24 pm

I’ve used meguiars scratch x in the past with success, be sure to use a proper polishing cloth not something like Kirkland microfibre cloth other wise you may as well use sandpaper

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Re: Scratched LCI cluster

Post by DaleB90 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:39 pm

Octavius wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:06 pm
Brasso wadding is excellent on plastic.
Not sure if the plastic has a coating on it though or the plastic is manufactured with a tint.
JonD wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:24 pm
I’ve used meguiars scratch x in the past with success, be sure to use a proper polishing cloth not something like Kirkland microfibre cloth other wise you may as well use sandpaper
Cheers guys. It does seem as though there is a film to the LCI cluster so if I start polishing it will most likely remove this.

The level of damage is so frustrating especially on a few month old car! I might try my luck at bmw but I’m not really sure where I would stand for a warranty claim to be honest.
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