Hack erases car scratches for less than £5 using things in your cupboard – but everybody is saying the same thing | The Sun

A VIDEO on TikTok has revealed what looks like a cheap and easy way to get rid of scratches on your car's bodywork.

However, while the results look great, people are all saying the same thing when you read through the comments.

The video was uploaded by a user named @cleaningwithgabie and starts with her watching another user's video.

That video suggests mixing coconut oil and white vinegar together and then wiping it on a car's scratches to erase them.

Win a Ford Ranger Raptor from just 89p

SUN readers can win a stunning Ford Ranger Raptor plus £1,500 in cash for just 89p with the Sun's exclusive discount!

We have teamed up with 7days Performance to offer you a special discounted chance to win the amazing car this week.

Using the code SUN10, you will get 10p off the normal price of 99p.

Enter the competition HERE

Full terms and conditions can be found here

Commercial content notice: Taking one of the offers featured in this article may result in a payment to The Sun. 18+. T&Cs apply. Begambleaware.org

It then cuts back to @cleaningwithgabie who says: "Let's try!"

A caption on the video explains what you need: ' 2 tbsp white vinegar' and '2 tbps coconut oil.'

The TikTok user then heads out to her car and applies the mixture to some deep scratches on her car using a cloth.

Most read in Motors

CAR BLIMEY

I'm furious after my BMW was WRITTEN OFF after I left it for repairs

ANTIQUES ROAD DOUGH

Inside custom-built antique motorhome that sold for eye watering price

4X4 FEZZA

The Ferrari Purosangue is a £350k four-door with AWD – just don't call it an SUV

FINE TIME

Driver branded a ‘p***k’ has note left on their car after blocking off car park

As the cloth passes over them they seem to disappear and a later shot of the whole body panel shows a vast improvement.

But not everybody was convinced by the method and took to the comments to ask what happens when it dries.

One person claiming to be a car cleaner said: "Detailer here.

"Unfortunately all this does is fill it with the oil to create an illusion that the scratch is fixed.

READ MORE ON CAR HACKS

Ten car hacks for mums – from how to organise the car & keep it clean

Cheap car hacks that will modernise your old motor – from as little as £5

Another said: "I tried it! And once it dries or you wash the car they reappear."

Another said: "I hope y’all know this doesn’t work. When you wash your car and the oil comes off it looks the same again."

While another person said: "This is what the dealers do.

"That’s why you see scratches on the used car you bought after you wash it."


Read More on The Sun

Charles’ staff left heartbroken as they’re axed during Queen church service

Mystery as Queen’s undertaker removes hearse window ad during six hour drive

Source: Read Full Article