Originally Posted by clnzx4
I have rubbing compound at home and polishing compound. I haven't tried them yet. I was just wondering if either of these two would work.
A long standing rule of thumb is to use the least aggressive method first
. Gradually work your way up to something more aggressive. Now, with that said, I realize you don't want to go out and buy 3 or 4 different polishes to see what works. The thing to keep in mind while experimenting though, make sure to use a clean, soft, microfiber pad to do the polishing. If it's a light scuff from another car, it's likely that the paint transfer will come off pretty easy. Even with some bug and tar remover. But what you may find, and what I see all the time, is that deeper scuff marks will remain. In this case I'd suggest taking it to a pro and let them look at it. If you still want to tackle the deeper marks yourself, remember NOT to use something so aggressive that you rub more permenant damage into your paint.
Pics would help.