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I have some questions about exterior detail/removing scratches out

I have a 2008 smart fortwo and wondering if its safe to use a meguiars clay bar and meguiars ultimate compound on all the painted parts of the exterior besides the obvious trims? I know some parts on this car are plastic and i dont wanna use compound and the paint shows up on the towel even though the meguairs ultimate compound says its says on clear coat. By the way i only use meguairs products on all my cars. I was thinking clay,compound,polish,and wax. So let me know guys what safe to use on the exterior paint and what is not
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All the panels are clear coated so anything safe for clear coat will work. If you get through the clear coat you're doing it wrong....
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I have used claybar on all my smarts. It is a bit of work but the results are nice!!
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I used meguiars products on all my vehicles, for years. meguiars Gold Class wax.
For minor surface scratches, Scratch X 2.0
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Try the new All In One Meguiars D166 Ultra Polishing Wax - highly recommended by Michael Stopps.

Super-Micro Abrasive Technology polishing agents provide uniform, fast cutting
Removes swirls, light to moderate oxidation, blemishes, light scratches, and water spots
Durable blend of synthetic polymers, silicones and carnauba wax
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I have some questions about exterior detail/removing scratches out

Meguiar’s Clay Bar, Ultimate Compound, and Scratch-X are all excellent.
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