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Buff out tiny scratches on windshield?

I would say the short answer is "No", get a new windshield. I tried polishing out a tiny scratch once; I had availability of most/all grades of diamond polishing compounds , and silicon carbide and ...
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What could cause these scratches on my wheels?

As GdD suggested, I agree this most likely happened when new tires were put on the wheel. I'd suggest the real reason, especially if it's on most all the wheels, is that they tire shop used a bad ...
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Repair Scratch on Tesla Model 3 Front Bumper

It is very easy to turn a small blemish into a massive blemish on car body work if you are not highly experienced. In one of your photos it looks like there is a small amount of plastic sticking out ...
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What could cause these scratches on the rear hatch?

They look like traces of sealer prior to painting. Leave them alone as they were there from manufacture and you will cause more damage as you will need to repaint after.
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Parking damage-scraped wall or car?

That looks like you brushed a car or a car brushed you. It may clean off with a professional cutting compound but it might have affected your paint layers.
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I scratched my rim against a curb. Will I still be able to drive long distances or should I get it fixed before I hit the long road?

Fortunately that damage is mostly cosmetic. That style of wheel, where the spokes run out to end flush at the very rim of the wheel is a pretty stiff geometry, so you're unlikely to have deformed the ...
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What could cause these scratches on my wheels?

Because the scratch is on the part of the wheel which is set back from the edge, and you have them on 3 wheels I would say this happened when you had your tires changed. Most likely a piece of metal ...
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Cheap way to remove scratches made on tinted window inside of car?

Try plastic wax sold at Wal-Mart for headlights it will smooth out light scratches made in tint which is a film but will not help where it is actually ripped torn or missing. Best bet is to re tint or ...
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What causes this scratch?

Dirt or tar on whatever they were cleaning/drying with most likely.. it's hard to tell from the photo but it looks as if it could just be marks on the clear coat rather than actual scratches. That ...
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Hit the curb and scraped my tire; I have no idea if it’s bad/unsafe damage or not

Looks like you've really cut into the rim protection part of the tyre there, as mentioned we can't actually see the damage underneath the torn rubber section in the picture, but if its deep which it ...
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