i did a quick goole search and found these threads on some other messageboards.. seems like it could work for small non-deep surface scratches... though, doesn't really outline what kind of toothpaste to use and the proper procedures to yield the best results. none the less, hope this helps answer your question:
[quote author=Fobby_Monkey link=topic=1163.msg18597#msg18597 date=1073328194]
Can Toothpaste really remove scratches on paint?
That would be a big gamble.
Paint is basically Acrylic/plastic which means it is generally soft and easy to scratch.
Toothpaste will permanently cloud up a plastic headlight, reguardless to what you may have heard, It will do the same thing to paint. it only really works on glass surfaces. Glass is hard enough to withstand the abrasion without wearing down.
Try it on a car in the junk yard where you have nothing to loose.
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